The truth is…
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I was shocked and saddened by the news of Robin Williams’ suicide. He was a fine actor and a fantastically funny man. He will be missed.
Ever since the news broke of William’s suicide, I have been struggling: the word suicidefuels my own depressions demons. As I’ve watched the news coverage and read the tributes, several things occurred to me: fame and fortune are not the universal panaceas that…
I am just finishing the first of the three poetry writing classes for my degree program. It was … an experience. I should step back and correct myself — I didn’t take a poetry writing class, I was part of a poetry writing workshop. There is a class element to it — discussing things like “what is poetry?” and “does poetry have to have meaning?” There is also a writing aspect of the class. We had…
With all that has gone on in Ferguson, MO this past week, I kept thinking that there was a song I’d heard that seemed appropriate. It took me awhile, but I finally found it in my playlist– a song by Mavis Staples, from her 2007 album We’ll Never Turn Back,an album of both old and new songs about protest, equality, love. The album is both moving and comforting. Everyone should take a listen.
might be the rawest pic I ever seen. and he got a bag of chips in his hand
THIS IS SO FUCKING METAL
With his dreads and his american flag shirt, this is everything
Can this become the next revolutionary icon?
Return that shit to the sender