Category: Writing

My own serious stuff; the craft itself; those who inspire me in it; the art of reading.

Allegiance Redux

A FEW YEARS AGO, I revised the Pledge of Allegiance — instead of stating support for a piece of cloth, it celebrates what that cloth stands for. In today’s hyper-partisan political and cultural climate, it’s important to be both precise…

Unless you are at home in the metaphor, you are not safe anywhere.”
— Robert Frost