Archive for the ‘La Voce del Destino’ Category

What You See Is What You Get

The Arrangements

First dust in the air a dog yelping and circling its tail behind the fence A small house behind a chain-link fence a dog snapping at itself and then the dust along the ground rising Past a torn screen door half-open a woman in a sun hat and braces on both legs over worn coveralls […]

From 2008: A House Divided

This was written at the invitation of the founder of a Web site which unfortunately never saw the light of day. Waste not, want not, right?   A House Divided: Can Independent Thinking Flourish in the No-man’s Land of the American Culture Wars? When I was asked recently if I thought that our increasingly vicious culture wars […]

Righteous Eloquence

Reparations for Ferguson by Ta-Nehisi Coates. All that needs to be said.