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The Painted Mirror

The Painted Mirror “The room surrounded him: Objects of desire Obtained by firing his imagination And hiring in its stead A head of numbers and receipts.” We are not designed to live alone, and in fact we don’t. Our efficiency, one room and a half apartment, holds our costumes and our play things, and we […]

Snippet: things

Arnie: 53, greying fringes surrounding the balding center of his head, pin stripe deep blue tailored flannel suit, jacket open, covering a ruby red button down dress shirt, opened at the neck and one button down is sitting with his life long friend, at a table outside of their favorite coffee shop. Arnie is happily […]

Systems Have No Conscience

As individuals, raised in a family of one sort or another, in a town of some kind located in a country somebody once named, we develop a  conscience. No, it’s not the same conscience for each of us, not even if we are twins, but there does develop over time, through all the bumps and […]

Romney’s Problem

Romney has created for himself a very difficult dilemma. If he maintains his refusal to release his tax returns for the last 10 years he fuels speculation about that decision. If we all didn’t love to solve mysteries the movie industry would go broke. But having resisted for so long he cannot change his mind […]