“Consider a home that should have been condemned years ago; a home that should never have been built in the first place.”
“I come back to this quote now and again — not verbatim, just the operative tones and phrases of it.”
“How?” we ask. “Why? Have you not seen and heard this buffoon?”
“Wait,” you will say. “That’s not right at all.”
Of complicated emotions and the worst of our fellow citizens.
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.
“If somebody points out that a building is on fire, you don’t question their motives for doing so.”