Posts Categorized: Poetry

Poem: Papa Tar-tar

Papa. Papa! His fat little finger points to the guitar resting on its stand. Tar-tar. I pick it up. He sits next to me with his blue plastic guitar and we play. I stop because my fingers ache, is it early stages of arthritis? He signs “more” and says tar-tar. I play more. He watches…. Read more »

Really? This is the 21st Century Conservative Movement?

Maybe I’m just getting older. Maybe the conservative movement was always devoid of serious intellectual thinkers. But up until the late 1990s, the conservative wing of our political world included intelligent people like William F. Buckley and editorial writers like William Safire. There were always the Birchers, but there were intelligent men and women associated… Read more »