Tag Archives: patriot

On the Home Front

We brand ourselves, the land of the brave and home of the free So proud, as we ignore our own ignorance, hatred and, bigotry Decrying machine-gun maniacs, who murder on bloody sprees While we’re Earth’s premiere purveyor of advanced weaponry So righteous, the people who slander one who’d help by decree Nor would it matter […]

FICTIONAL REALITY

When we visit a museum or gallery, read a book or watch a movie we tend to believe the art, the creative expression portrays what the artist saw. But are we sure? I’m not referring to style. I am not willing to say that Dali, Bosch, Escher and others didn’t see the worlds the created. […]

INSANITY IN GENERAL

INSANITY IN GENERAL (A paean to Tea-Party paranoia) (Sung to the tune of I am the Very Model of a Modern Major-General) We are the very model of insanity in general We’ve information violent, atrocical and criminal We know the guns of murder, and we quote the deaths statistical From Birmingham to Newtown in order […]