Don’t Trust the Words

I am a writer, and so I don’t trust words. Because I use them, because I know how to use them, I don’t trust them. They are never the truth of the moment. They can’t be. They aren’t of the moment. They’re of the moment after. They are, at best, “emotion recollected in tranquility.” They […]

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Talking about the P-word

Note: This entry was originally posted last week on my personal blog, Whatever Next. Apologies for the reblog, but the topic is very much on my mind, and the other posts I considered writing didn’t feel quite right this time around.  __________________________________ In the wake of the grand jury’s decision not to indict Darren Wilson in […]

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