Truth, Justice and the Oedipal Way [Flash Fiction]

VIII "Would you have Oedipus's courage?" I remember this question. I recall it from Kundera's The Unbearable Lightness of Being. I could ask if would have Saint John's courage, his Dark Night of the Soul, as vivid and as articulate an account of an individual's conflict with despair--to ward off despair is a supreme act of faith? Despair … Continue reading Truth, Justice and the Oedipal Way [Flash Fiction]

What is Seen is the Scene [Flash Fiction]

Seen is the Scene [a polemicist speaks] A series of observations concerning knowing, seeing and understanding. There are many ways for the sighted to choose blindness. Some of them are as simple as not choosing to do what is necessary to know. To see, to know, to understand--the latter, understanding, is not what it purports … Continue reading What is Seen is the Scene [Flash Fiction]