Assorted Thoughts on Game of Thrones s8e1, “Winterfell”.
“I am telling myself that this is the year I should quit and somehow another year goes by without me quitting.”
A meditation on nuclear near-misses and personal alarm systems.
On the space where basic bigotry meets combat readiness.
Portraits of decorum in the event of a political funeral.
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 TAKING.