The plight of artists trying to make a living in the 21st Century.
A reaction to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on America, written shortly after the attacks.
Poem on the greed and mania of our age.
October 30, 2008 Newsletter with information about Wild Mercy and Filk.
A poem on the march of time. Things can change even if they seem eternal.
A poem about veterans. Dedicated to my grandfather Clarence Himes.
Essays on the need to prioritize science in our everyday lives--and to focus on science in our schools.
Essay on the turmoil of our world today and the current trend of escalating hatred, nationalism and xenophobia.
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