All Further Articles for 2021-01-01
2020 Be Gone
An unfond farewell to this relentless, exhausting, heartbreaking, God-awful year of grief and loss and fury, a year of helplessness and hopelessness strewn with merciful moments of faith and promise. Yes we will be rid of the monster at the helm and his mob of loathsome cretins, but the damage they did to a now-battered country is profound. We breathe deep, and step forward. W.S. Merwin: "Our hopes such as they are/invisible before us/untouched and still possible."