Satire on a rainy afternoon.

Two Catholic poets writing public, satirical verse. As if they ever did not. Both now dead, buried, and gone. But the pride and denial of our base nature they mock lives on. I see it on the daily news, and think that they are correct to mock. Ballade of Modest Confession My reading is extremely … Continue reading Satire on a rainy afternoon.

Green temptation.

What is interesting in the passage today -- the temptation of Christ -- is what he was not tempted with. There was no offering of women or men to be his bed partners. There was no issue with wealth. The temptations related to power, and surrounding these people will lie, steal, bribe and entrap. Today's … Continue reading Green temptation.