Conservatives Fiddle While America Burns

A¬†fiercely conservative editor at The Detroit News, had an interesting column in Sunday's February 19 edition about the effect Trump's travel ban is having on the local Muslim community. He pointed out that while the executive action has greatly increased the stress level of Muslim-Americans, it has also had the surprising effect of greatly increasing … Continue reading Conservatives Fiddle While America Burns


Poem – Waiting for Rain (Detroit 1982)

Hot city summer afternoon - duplex lined street. Boom box music takes the pulse - Porch step girls dance, style hair. Kids pilot big wheels - scraping sidewalks with the sound of jet planes. Guys lean on cars, tell stories, laugh and slap palms. Neighbor ladies shake out rugs, share news and shake their heads. … Continue reading Poem – Waiting for Rain (Detroit 1982)