Monthly Archives: December 2013

Fleet Footed

Leave me with my turtle shell and the sense of a chameleon. I know the night will shroud me and embrace me and save me as it has three million times before. I am as close to the dark as … Continue reading

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Alive

Those melancholy tales, the ones that make you stare at nothing, are the legend that explains your heart. You will never know anything, save joy and love, that will inform your life and teach you what it means to be … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Wesołych Świąt!  ¡Feliz Navidad!  Frohe Weihnachten!  Veselé Vianoce!  Buon Natale!  Joyeux Noël!  Giáng sinh vui vẻ!   Merry Christmas, everybody!

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Where Love Greets Sorrow

They fly in with their wings spread wide and Joy brings them safely down to the rich brown earth, the turning twisting falling leaves, a glorious carpet for their feet. When the clouds gather turn grey from white, shed tears … Continue reading

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Love Is What We Do

It’s no small thing, the love we give, the love we take. Silence is filled by it. Hearts are overwhelmed by it. The air reverberates with its perfect effervescence, the light that spreads it far and wide, filling every gap … Continue reading

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Rest In Peace, Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela died today. He was not a saint, by any measure, but he was a giant of a man who lived a life worth living. He struggled and fought to bring humanity and justice and freedom to the people … Continue reading

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Eye on 2016, Clintons Rebuild Bond With Blacks

Originally posted on Daily Queer News:
    Cliff Owen/Associated Press   Hillary Rodham Clinton’s appearance in July  before Delta Sigma Theta, a predominantly black sorority, drew notice.   AMY CHOZICK and JONATHAN MARTIN | New York Times | November 30,…

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Greenwald: Journalists Must Investigate Government Officials Because They Lie

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Glenn Greenwald (Photo credit: Gage Skidmore) Juan Cole | Informed Comment | Reader Supported News | November 30, 2013 lenn Greenwald on the BBC’s Hardtalk seems to surprise the anchor by asserting that journalists need…

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My Favorite Cat is a Republican!

Linger long enough outside my front door and you will hear a chorus that repeats nearly ad nauseam, “Bella!! Bellllll-laaaa!” A variation on the theme: “Little Bella Bad Girl”, typically followed by smooching sounds and a meow that says, “Put … Continue reading

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It’s Not Time

These cumulus clouds look like rungs on a ladder I wish I could climb effortlessly, higher and higher until  my shadow is only an echo of a whisper on the ground. If I close my eyes I can pretend they … Continue reading

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