My Heart is Moved by All I Cannot Save

Planet of the Blind

Some days the best thing you can do is make a virtue of your isolation–whether it comes from work, your neighborhood, or most glaring of all, the politics of your time. 

I’ve seen so much human perfidy and outright cruelty and so have you. So have you. There’s a good chance you’ve seen worse than I have–a good chance you fought in Viet Nam or you’ve lived in refugee camps. When I write this blog I remember its read around the world. I have readers in Rwanda, readers who’ve witnessed or outlasted events far worse than the incidents contained in my own biography. And still I know that wherever you live you may need to be singular, to let yourself withdraw, even if its only into the privacy of your thoughts. My wish for you, whoever you are, is that when you enter the realm of your wishes and reflections…

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Author: skuusisto

Poet, Essayist, Blogger, Journalist, Memoirist, Disability Rights Advocate, Public Speaker, Professor, Syracuse University

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