Category Archives: quesrtionable rights of the state

the mad celt asks

“Historically, the conquest destroyed the outward form of what had already inwardly decayed; it cleared away with regrettable brutality and thoroughness a system of life which, with all its gifts of order, culture, and law, had worn itself into senile … Continue reading

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9/18/08 image prompt

This image was inspired by the spirited freedom always evident in the artwork produced by my son, Broadus. If a dragon needs four eyeballs, or double jaws, or teeth in its belly he does not hesitate to add them. It … Continue reading

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a life winking out

  Addendum, November 11, 2011. I am tempted to take down this post. It adds nothing to the debate and drives the blog into a wall. The bottom line for me comes down to the indefensible belief that the state … Continue reading

Posted in "Blindness", american gothic, bleak, character studies, death penalty, Felicia Prechtl, fucking texas, hallowed ground, karl chamberlain, mu'ina arthur, painting, poetry, quesrtionable rights of the state, Uncategorized | 23 Comments