The Land of Constant Mourning

We don’t even get the day off work to grieve.

Photo by Joshua Sukoff on Unsplash

In America, violence is the click track. In 1619, it counted us in. In 2022, it still does. I know it’s hard to hear with everything blaring so loudly.

There has almost never — not in my lifetime, and I assume not in yours — been a time when we weren’t at war. If not with the world, then with ourselves. In this…

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John Gorman

John Gorman

Essayist and storyteller on life, liberty and the battle for happiness. Several million served. Words at Human Parts, Forge and PS I Love You. IG: heygorman