What Matters?

We were looking for some papers  today and stumbled upon some poems I wrote in my 2nd year of college at the ripe old age of 34, of which my English professor’s critique was pretty good....more

Let Us All Submit To Love

 When Virgil wrote, in his tenth Eclogue, that love conquers all -- omnia vincit amor -- he was not making a statement about the power of love to overcome all obstacles. He was not suggesting that love can or should prevail over anyone or anything that might stand in its way; he was not asserting that love is subject only to its own rules; he was not saying, with the poet Bono, that love is a higher law. He was not saying that love conquers everything. He was saying that love conquers everyone. Love conquers us all -- it defeats all of us, it claims dominion over all of us, it overpowers every single one of us -- and so we really should just consider surrendering. Omni vincit amor et nos cedamus amori, bitches....more

Can we also send our spouses and friends and family to bed early? :-)

I like the idea, but ...more