Posts made in December, 2016

My Wobbly Bicycle, 126

Posted by on Dec 15, 2016 in Archive | 5 comments

My Wobbly Bicycle, 126

I woke up several times last night, dread arising before I knew what it was, before the state of our country came entirely to mind. State is not the right word. State is static. My waking mind: a roiling confusion, nothing what it seemed. The core of what I have taken for fact, for truth, has turned molten. I’ve trusted facts the way you trust that a chair will hold you when you sit down. Where shall I sit?   I feel as if I’ve just legitimately won an argument, my facts have been clear, backed up by copious evidence, but my opponent has stuck out his tongue and said “So what?”...

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