It’s Safer To Be Nice

Desperately unhappy people do desperately unhappy things. Anything that helps move people out of that category and into the warm, safe, well-fed category is good for all of us.  In other words, the nicer we are to ourselves as a group, the less chance we have of one of us going rogue and shooting up the place.

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Dear Mr. Trump

The Presidency was never what you really wanted. You must know that by now. And you’ll never know what you really want until you sit somewhere quiet, somewhere safe, and listen.

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How and Why I’m Participating in Day Without A Woman

There are those who have difficulty accepting the words of someone as relatively privileged as I. They think I am ungrateful or that I am unqualified to speak about problems I, for the most part, do not have. On the contrary, it is specifically because I am grateful that I have chosen to speak out. It is specifically because I am privileged that I can speak out at all.

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The Light Is On

I have ticked forward. One eternal second on the clock. The small thing that feels like forever.

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This Wishing Well

Well I’m standing here in the big cornfield • Oh the reaper’s coming and I’m bound to yield • It’ll cut me down like a wind from hell • And all I want is just one more drink from this wishing well

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I Can Hear You

Come under here • Forget the floating world and hear me • I know it’s strange • But there’s no room left to fear me • It’s raining on us both

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