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grieve for the horse, grieve for ourselves

The recent decision to remove statues honoring the Confederacy in Richmond, Virginia… …brought to mind this old blog post: I say: take the general, but leave the horse. I’m referring to the horse beneath Robert E. Lee on the controversial … Continue reading

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don’t despair…grieve instead

Someone recently asked how I’ve “illustrated” despair… If despair is defined as “complete loss of hope”, then I haven’t illustrated despair.  But I have tried to illustrate grief…to illustrated sorrow… I will allow myself to grieve, but I won’t allow … Continue reading

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the fable of the woman, the man, and the educational waters

Their relationship was balanced… She washed him with her tears.  And he washed her with his. But then one sunny morning… …after they’d wept together a good while… …the woman suddenly knew they were done.  She didn’t know how she … Continue reading

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remembering…

Victory.  Failure. After the battle is won The wise ruler behaves As though at a funeral. Grieving.      — from Tao Te Ching, Cloud Hands Edition Memorial Day seems to have become another holiday of celebration in my country. For years, … Continue reading

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