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Archive for February, 2009

Six Word Stories: The Economy

February 25th, 2009

A new regular update, inspired by an NPR segment I heard while I was half-asleep, which in turn was probably inspired by the famous Hemingway six-word story “For sale: baby shoes, never worn.” Some will be stories, some sayings, some commentary. Anyways: The economy: Tighten your belt, boil the slack.

On Inauguration Collaboration, Video Version

February 20th, 2009

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On Election Night and Day, Video Version

February 19th, 2009

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On Joe the Plumber, Video Version

February 18th, 2009

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On Absentee Elders, Video Version

February 17th, 2009

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Reflections on Foreign Things Found in Her Drawer

February 7th, 2009

A new monthly update is up after a long span of no monthly updates: Reflections on Foreign Things Found in Her Drawer. It continues in the theme of discarded clothes as canvas.  Check it out.

On Inauguration Collaboration

February 6th, 2009

“On Inauguration Collaboration” Teach the father Heal the mother Bless the child Bless the soul Teach the father Heal the mother Bless the child Bless the soul With the coolness of a Buddha at his opening miracle, he stands before the masses primed to preach the new stone tablets.  The flag pin stuck in his [...]

On Election Night and Day

February 5th, 2009

“On Election Night and Day” I am an old, black woman from Macon, Georgia on a sworn mission from God. I know that sounds strange, but it’s true. My Lord rubbed my feet soft at the dawn of the morning and told me I had good work to do. Mr. Peterson took the day off [...]

On Joe the Plumber

February 4th, 2009

On Joe the Plumber Joe the Plumber, the moment of Debate ’08 that will live on like Slinkys and Pet Rocks. Do you watch MTV when you masturbate, or have you moved to computers? Do you live in your grandma’s old house? Do you cry at the anthem of the Minor League ball game, after [...]

On Absentee Elders

February 3rd, 2009

On Absentee Elders We lined them up three rows deep in the nursing home lounge where they watch DVD’s. Election Wednesday for Absentee Elders, sitting there wheelchaired in silent company. Patton’s army of registered voters, honor bound to a process they no longer understand. The ethics of voting in the nation most human: should those [...]

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