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Miscellaneous Mental Musings of an Emerging Artist

Category Archives: Essay

An architectural allegory.

“Consider a home that should have been condemned years ago; a home that should never have been built in the first place.”

June 25, 2020 · Leave a comment

Questionable choices and dictionary definitions.

“I come back to this quote now and again — not verbatim, just the operative tones and phrases of it.”

April 27, 2020 · Leave a comment

Batteries not excluded.

“Let me tell you how stupid I was.”

April 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

Crisis modes.

“How?” we ask. “Why? Have you not seen and heard this buffoon?”

March 26, 2020 · Leave a comment

Entitled progeny.

“We have much to learn from both tragedies.”

March 22, 2020 · Leave a comment

Long Cons, Short Memories.

“Wait,” you will say. “That’s not right at all.”

March 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

Rush; To Conclusion.

Of complicated emotions and the worst of our fellow citizens.

February 8, 2020 · Leave a comment

WRITE CLUB: MARTIANS

Write Club is a monthly, literary bloodsport in which contenders face off against each other with 7-minute essays on competing topics. This was the combatant essay for MARTIANS.

December 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

Civic Duties / Crisis Actors.

“If somebody points out that a building is on fire, you don’t question their motives for doing so.”

December 12, 2019 · Leave a comment

Legal limits.

“An attempt to consolidate the last 24-48 hours of our constitutional crisis within a very specific prism.”

October 23, 2019 · Leave a comment