Travels © 2010, 2016 by Vernon Miles Kerr When a provincial is called upon to travel His luggage includes the place from whence he came. He drags it along and holds it up as a ruler Against every novel thing he sees. But that’s not bad. It serves to avoid confusion It makes him… Read More Poetry | Travels
Sky Thoughts © 2010, 2016 by Vernon Miles Kerr So, in the days of time gone by The birdies sang and dusted the sky With their feathery wings While we kids watched and wished That we could do the same. We’d lay back in the clover scent And argue about cloud pictures, While a… Read More Poetry | Sky Thoughts
With sickening regularity recently, Americans of all races have cringed, then agonized over police/citizen encounters that have gone horribly wrong. Simple traffic-stops turn into bloody execution events; fleeing suspects are shot in the back by pursuing officers; a man on his back in a parking lot, obviously overpowered by two or three officers, is then… Read More Rhetoric | Could Virtual Reality Be a Solution to Our Policing Problem?
Why Our Country Desperately Needs a Credible Third Political Party, Now! During this 2016 election year, given the disappointing choices thrown up by America’s stultified, self-satisfied and fanatical two-party system, it’s obvious to the man and woman on the street that something is terribly wrong. Recent media interviews with grass-roots Americans back this up. Many… Read More Rhetoric | The Polarization of America