Fight, But With Kindness

When a friend learns I’m attending a poetry event at Washington Square Park, I am told to be careful. We know why: the anti-Trump protests in Portland that devolved into riots, a news crew attacked, a protester shot. On the third consecutive day of anti-Trump protests in cities nationwide, New York City, so far, has … Continue reading Fight, But With Kindness


The Over-Examined Life

Back in 2009, in a scathing critique of Generation X, The Atlantic columnist Sandra Loh observed: “…. the more we have, the more we hunger for self-expression. In the relatively affluent post-Cold War era, the search for self-expression has evolved into a desire to not have that self-expression challenged, which in turn necessitates living among … Continue reading The Over-Examined Life