Make Ends Meet

This piece is a satirical imitation of Jonathan Swift's essay, "A Modest Proposal", published in 1729. In times of economic devastation, the population strives, but struggles to save money. We may or may not afford that Big Mac or bus ticket, or even compensate a bit of the brooding, high interest debt. In fact, our… Continue reading Make Ends Meet

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Secrets

I once bought a painting from a street artist Of stone pillars that stand in a circle. Under the azure sky, I sensed stardust Though these columns are far from being marble In the heartland of dewed grass, the fragments Of such cold, speckled guardians endured Time's torment to stay ever so stagnant. The fine,… Continue reading Secrets