Thoughts in Dark Times

I’d like to copy a poem (free verse) that I wrote just now as I thought about the recent events in the world. Others write so eloquently, feeling such passion, and I am just one voice–not lost, but woven into a grand choir.

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Book Review: The Catcher in the Rye

Twice before, I have opened up a copy of J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye and have failed to make it very far into the book. Finally I sat down with it, determined. I don’t know what it is about this novel, but it irritated me that I hadn’t even made it halfway through the book before. It wasn’t even that long! I couldn’t quit this time!

So I began. And this time I finished.

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