Meaning Comes With Age

   Summer doesn’t speak; it whispers a conscious melody to high-heeled fashionistas with open toes, sunburnt brats with runny noses, and old men who know evening air is sweeter when dusk has had its way.     Humidity. Sweat of the glass,                                Tanqueray and tonic will take away the pain, Mosquito bites, lonely nights sitting on […]

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Can We Wonder?

We are, right now, captive in a moment where we are questioning everything we have known.    All of us want answers.    Too many of us have been isolated for too long. We now doubt everything from our faith to our practices, our governments, science, and each other; even those we are closest to. […]

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The Streets Are Not Safer

It’s 9:23 a.m. on Wednesday. The street is not silent as cars and bikes stream by on this hot summer morning..    A young woman sits quietly on a metal bench in the shadow of the condominium across the street, knapsack across her lap and lighter in hand, the small flame heating up whatever she […]

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