Appearance

In the autumn of 2008 when Mr. H. Polson was the U.S. Secretary of the treasury the word “transparency” became a popular expression used by media and politicians often implying a kind of moral forthrightness. Now the term is sounded so often that it is beginning to mean “goodness” so that “transparency’s’ opposite, “opaqueness” seems … More Appearance

Armies

They used to say it would end all wars That world-wide calamity; Then with just a glimpse of history Prize in hand for peace he planned his war. And the army, Oh the army Hushed Guns behind them, Motionless, scarcely breathing Waiting, watching for the moment Like a house cat waiting To be a leopard … More Armies