...But of these sophisms and elenchs of merchandise I skill not...
Milton, Areopagitica

Except he had found the
standing sea-rock that even this last
Temptation breaks on; quieter than death but lovelier; peace
that quiets the desire even of praising it.

Jeffers, Meditation On Saviors



I'm abstaining for the present on direct election commentary. I pulled a piece below that left an unpleasant note in its wake. And repercussions I'm not okay with. It felt unproductive and overly cynical, if not excessively harsh or outright paranoiac. Not that there isn't plenty of material to justify those states of mind. It's about not giving up as much as anything else.

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