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P as in Politics

Prose, The Writing of

When I write prose, I feel a strong connection with myself. When I write poetry, there is the risk of contrivance, which distracts me. When I speak, I am too visceral and end up steeped in self-hate as a consequence. When I draw, I disappear.

Writing prose enables me to leap over the baggage left in the hallways of the home that shelters my voice. Writing prose enables me to experience the interior as superior. Writing prose enables me . . . period!

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Politics

Politics is the pursuit and maintenance of power. In the US, politics is the pursuit and maintenance of power between the Democrats and the Republicans. Democrats seem to have the goal to use their power to restore the notion of egalitarianism in the sense that all should be equal all of the time whereas Republicans seem to wish to restore the notion of egalitarianism in the sense that all should have an equal chance at the pursuit of happiness.

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