Under the spreading chestnut tree
I sold you and you sold me:
There lie they, and here lie we
Under the spreading chestnut tree.
Wednesday, May 20, 2009
Just a quick one ...
... with lunch time being nearly done. Mimi calls attention to an excellent Chris Hedges piece. If I may presume to paraphrase Mr. Hedges: war is slow-motion suicide, in terms of physical flesh and blood, economy, culture, thought, mind, and spirit. It's likely irreversible. Here's hoping that something more reasonable, at least for a time, grows up out of the imperial wreckage.