Category Archives: Health and wellness

disease

Whether we are alcoholic, diabetic, catatonic, disease is a legacy we’re given.  What part our choices play in this is not resolved by MRIs.   By their deaths I was from family members disconnected through the same disease connecting me.  … Continue reading

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return to the soil

Machines are the vines disconnecting us. Social media isolates. Return to the soil.   Disconsolate lovers, loitering youth, people in prisons, people broken by age and disease, men on the verge of becoming machines, return.   Grow your gardens. Build … Continue reading

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AN ONEIDA INCIDENT

In 1928, George Bernard Shaw finished The Intelligent Woman’s Guide to Socialism and Capitalism, his Magnum Opus as an economist and social philosopher.  Prompted by a question from his intelligent sister-in-law, Shaw sought to explain to women the world’s major … Continue reading

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A NOTE ON MY PLAY GENOGRAMS

Sometimes an event is planned: a wedding, a graduation, a party, a football game.  It doesn’t happen.  It gets cancelled.   You try not to think about it.  But you spent too much time before the event mentally rehearsing the things … Continue reading

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A YEAR AFTER NEWTOWN

A year after the Newtown school was devastated by a gunman, our state and federal governments have still failed to address gun violence.  New York passed a gun law targeting mentally ill patients.  In Congress, a gun control law was … Continue reading

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TOWARD THE FUTURE

When you live longer, how will you develop? With more time, how will you spend it? When you are larger, how will you mark the earth? With better food, will you eat more wisely?   I have tasted Death through … Continue reading

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TOWARD A POLITICAL THEATRE

Theatre artists generally have mixed feelings when it comes to plays with political topics.  So much of political art is badly done.  Many writers and painters assume that their art will be compelling merely because it tackles political issues.  They … Continue reading

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