Monthly Archives: October 2014

Consent

This post also appears in edited form at marknicklas.wordpress.com…. There is nothing quite like the AmericanDeclaration of Independence. It was a reasoned response to the tyranny of the British crown. The Colonists had experienced the growing reach of a government … Continue reading

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Stalemate

In the swirling, curling storm of desire unuttered words hold fast With reptile tongue, the lightning lashes towers built to last Darkness creeps in like a thief and offers no relief Why are you shaking like a leaf? Come on, … Continue reading

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Bridges

A friend of mine once referred to Portland, Oregon as the “City of Bridges.” Ten of them span the Willamette River which runs through the center of the city. * Anyone who has lived in Portland knows of this little city’s eclectic … Continue reading

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