“It was the spring of hope; it was the winter of despair”—Dickens, 1859.
“And you let her go.” Thanking the singer-songwriter Passenger for that gem; as well as the heavens that my most recent ex and I enjoyed the dance together.
Imperialism is its own worst enemy in my humble opinion. From Rome, to the Ottoman Empire, and now to these United States of America.
I'm finally realizing what the living legend, J. Cole meant back in late 2014, when he asserted that “being broke was better [than being wealthy]." It baffled and infuriated me for some time; and still does to some extent.
It is to be cursed with a blessing to know your family’s true name in a world where you are deemed “Leader of the free world.”
Approaching the seventh anniversary of my “Freedom Day” (when I got out of the service), it seems fitting that I would take some time to reflect on a few more of my memories from that experience.