Castle on a Cloud

Like many, I waited to see if a piece of history would be leveled. Paris and Hugo and Hemingway. Bells and bell towers, hunchbacks and fear of the marginalized. Asylum, refuge. And above all, the infuriating human trait of naiveté. ***** We humans, sacks of blood and bone, architects of these castles in the sky,…

We, the People

Do you hear it? It’s not the toll of the Liberty Bell. It’s not the sound of letting freedom ring. It’s the voice of We, the People. Of all things I never expected this: an old-school sit-in. Reminiscent of 1960s lunch counters and college war protests. A superbly non-violent reaction to the violence which has been…