Daily Archives: September 12, 2014

Poem: Atheogenesis

Poem: Atheogenesis

Sad television stars slip silver dollars into the offering plates At the end of the wooden pews And lumber toward seats among mannequins, Mayakovski, and me. Yes, mannequins, Brown and plastic, Side by side, Awaiting a sermon.   “You dream you’re sitting In a church among dummies,” Freud reflects from the next pew. “With a […]

Operation Inspiration: When Community Comes Together After Crisis

Operation Inspiration: When Community Comes Together After Crisis

What happens when a community is affected by a tragedy? A close, loving community comes together in a time of need. They contribute. They donate. But it doesn’t just happen. People have to organize, advertise and work. That work is sometimes done without recognition. This writer is proud to recognize a true “Good Samaritan.” On […]

Oklahoma Police Shoot Possibly Pregnant Teen and Charge Boyfriend with Her Murder

Oklahoma Police Shoot Possibly Pregnant Teen and Charge Boyfriend with Her Murder

If you aren’t familiar with the concept of felony murder laws, you might be shocked by what you’re about to read. Police in Oklahoma readily admit that they shot and killed an innocent 19-year-old girl. However, it’s her boyfriend who is facing criminal charges, not the officer who fatally shot her. Last week, on September […]