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About jalesy55

Charles Lupia is a playwright, freelance writer and lawyer. His blogs cover a range of topics, from politics to entertainment.

SHOPPING IN THIS TIME

Since the Coronavirus took to our shores, perhaps the Cloud of Unknowing is the worst.  Perhaps.  We will see over the next few weeks the toll this disease takes. But as the statistics of cases and deaths increase exponentially, the … Continue reading

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DEPRESSION, OR THE PIT

Seeing just the walls of your pit, you perhaps heard me calling. Yet I heard nothing from you but the pain filling your silence.  

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DEPRESSION, OR THE PIT

Seeing just the walls of your pit, you perhaps heard me calling. Yet I heard nothing from you but the pain filling your silence.  

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THANK YOU

Hearing the lectures you piece together, So like watching crows build In unexpected places, their beaks Bearing to high nests fabrics Newly synthesized, challenging My eyes to synthesize the Vistas they concoct.

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MORE THOUGHTS ON A LAWYER’S CASEBOOK

  When I read, quite a while ago, the respective short story collections of Bertolt Brecht and Tennessee Williams, I wasn’t surprised to read in the glossaries that many of the stories were developed into stage plays and films.  After … Continue reading

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TRUTH THROUGH LEGAL FICTION

As relatively good as our American legal system may be, it probably dispenses more injustice than justice.  Through unexamined policies, it significantly perpetuates major social problems. My book of stories A LAWYER’S CASEBOOK provides the public with a truer picture … Continue reading

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NEW DECADE

I fail usually in each decade’s first years. Things will later pick up. But I have not so many decades left. I look now for harvest signs even in the winter sky.

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GETTING THE NEWS

Someone close to me says that Fox News shouldn’t be watched because Fox tells a pack of lies.  The reality is that Fox tells only the parts of each story that fit its political agenda.  Yet most other news services … Continue reading

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THE BODY KEEPS THE SCORE: A REVIEW

In his recent book The Body Keeps the Score, Dutch-born psychiatrist Besselvan der Kolk presents a comprehensive overview of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).  It also describes the often-troubling history of modern psychiatry. Dr. van der Kolk is well equipped to understand … Continue reading

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BOOK REMINDER

REMINDER: Today, October 3rd, is the last day my book ON A RAINY NIGHT is available for free through Amazon Kindle.  

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