Category Archives: Opinion

RIP Poetry

How important is metered verse? Does it matter if it’s written in hexameter and quatrains? How about the number of iambs? Perusing online poets at random, it seems pretty apparent that the rules governing poetry do not matter. Poets throughout … Continue reading

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#MOMinority (Op-Ed)

Welcome to a place near hell’s demesne. Missouri is a deeply disturbing place to live. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People warns African-Americans about even stepping foot in MO. They are right. Discrimination is normal in this … Continue reading

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A Playbook for Tyranny

The framers knew all about tyranny. That was the whole point behind the Declaration of Jndependance. It was an indictment on King John’s repressive attitude towards the colonies. It stated that John was a tyrant and the colonies had a … Continue reading

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The Oligarchy of America

The president loves how things are run in totalitarian societies. Let’s make his administration an oligarchy. If you love him and will walk through fire for him, than you are qualified for any role in government. Are you a scientist? … Continue reading

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The Method

Method acting is more than what people think. It’s not about staying in character day and night. That’s just one small part to the technique. It might help at first to see a script, learn about the character, and be … Continue reading

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The Poetic Struggle

Poetry is pretty amazing. It has been an expression from the beginning of human history. Before the written word, there were poets passing down oral history. It is fun and natural to include history within poetry. They are complementary. It … Continue reading

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Media

Trump is a master distracter. One tweet and the feeding frenzy begins. It leaves him to move on for the rest of the day while everyone devotes their time and energy to the tweet. He must snicker at all the … Continue reading

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