#193: De Mortuis Nil Nisi Bene: We Owe Respect to the Dead

Queen Elizabeth II died two days ago, and her loss was felt around the world. She has always been committed to her duty to represent the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth, transcending that which remained of the Empire into a time of decolonization, new partnerships, a more European Britain, and eventually, sadly, Brexit. She lived… Continue reading #193: De Mortuis Nil Nisi Bene: We Owe Respect to the Dead

#172: Poem: The Fleeting Self

THE FLEETING SELF Corvallis, July 4th, 2022 – P#776 sometimesI seem to have forgottenwho I waswhat I've donewho I am I look at my worksometimes with a senseof incredulity:how did this happen?could I've really done this?who was this methat wrote all this,said all this,did all this? I feel like a stranger to myselfand all is… Continue reading #172: Poem: The Fleeting Self