Showing posts from 2016
A Deep Malaise... Here is this Insomniac, with yet another cup of bitter coffee, overtaken by a deep malaise. As I made sure, my mom was in her bed and not slouching on the sofa, I was reflecting on how difficult old age must be. Then one thought took me to another...first the elderly, a very neglected group worldwide, more than children, also a group who suffers much taunting and different forms of abuse, from psychological to physical either by caretakers, in hospices, in hospitals, in pensioners homes, in "mouroirs" ....and obviously in war zones, victims of violence, brutality, loss, displacement and endless grief. And another thought took me to another .. from how difficult it is to become old and fragile, vulnerable, to the difficulty of living in general. I see it on people's faces, in what they fail, omit to say, in their sighs, in the brave fronts they put up, in their escapism, in their outbursts, in their withheld rage, in their pleas, in their race t
Homecoming - Split in Two. Hello Blog, long time, been two years, did not miss you much, missed Iraq though, the Iraq of my memories, niched somewhere refusing to be forgotten. I do not miss the current Iraq, it's gone to the dogs, split in two, three and maybe even four. Talking about splits. Remember that thing I devoted a whole post in its "honor". if you click on the link, you will get to see its "beautiful face". Anyway I received this from it dated 8 July 2016 (here is its 2 minutes of online fame) "I hope someone sticks in sword in your rotten vagina and splits you in two.  Ive decided that its been a while since you have been degraded . I plan for you an online equivalent of Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo all rolled in one ....stay tuned." What better way to write again, without this lovely invitation ? Not that I wish to beef up that t hing , beef up the inexistent part , that need beefing up and sexing up  to use Tony Blai