Category Archives: To the Side

Sloth

The seven deadly sins are a Catholic idea birthed by the mystical desert fathers and matured in the middle ages. They sound like good fodder for horror movies, seeds for a life of shame and guilt, and old ideas which … Continue reading

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The Bird of Death on My Shoulders: To the Side – part two –

I shudder, hearing every log that falls; No scaffold could be built with hollower sounds. My spirit is like a tower whose crumbling walls The tireless battering-ram brings to the ground. It seems to me, lulled by monotonous shocks, As … Continue reading

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To the Side – part one –

Anyone who has known me in passing will think I am making this up. I’ve been a “leader” at many functions and organizations. I am a confident public speaker. I can lead discussions in front of a classroom; and, as … Continue reading

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