Battling for the soul of America

Published in the Daily Hampshire Gazette: 12/28/2020 Pulitzer-Prize winning historian Jon Meacham’s latest book is “His Truth Is Marching On: John Lewis and The Power of Hope.” It follows his 2019 “The Soul of America: The Battle for our Better Angels,” which offers the hope to be found in conquering America’s past divisions. President-elect JoeContinue reading “Battling for the soul of America”

The Krypton Kid

–The act of reading occurred,Like creation, in sage steps.. First awareness of selfhoodWas there. Idolatry, beyond  Teacher’s axioms and actionWords became rationality.  Take comics for instance:Captain Marvel’s, “Shazam!”  Superman’s, “Faster than…”In them I invested my youth.  In them I found me: grown up.Doing deeds I could not do,  Never would do. Before girlsIntruded, icons foughtContinue reading “The Krypton Kid”