PATRICK MCVAY

WRITER

Truce

While a well-tended yard suggests tranquility to the casual observer, the homeowner sees it as a battlefield. Devilish weeds grow freely in the dusty cracks of the front walk, even when there is no rain; behind the garage, where past owners have dumped chunky remnants of a front stoop from the 1950s, an evil plant of some thorny variety slumbers in the cooler months, then springs to life in June and grows barbed tentacles to tear at the skin around your ankles; in the vegetable garden, an aptly named “yucca plant” emerges each year to vie for real estate with the tomatoes, despite regular attempts to evict it with a spade.

With last week’s bombings and firefights still fresh in the mind, the battle-weary gardener inside me was happy to encounter the sight of daffodils sprouting at Pinebanks Field in Jamaica Plain in the shape of a peace sign. Pretty and uplifting, this small gesture by some unknown volunteer(s) reminds me to enjoy the relative calm, if only for long enough to snap a picture before continuing on my bike ride to work.

Peace

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Saturday, 17 November 2018

Trumpian Tweetage Haiku Continuum

 

 

NBC FAKE NEWS
The Harvey Weinstein Story
Look at their license?

 

Investigations
Republican Congressmen
Two wins now in doubt.

 

Dems love Sessions now
Same thing: lyin' James Comey
Saint-like. Really sick.

 

Russia: "nothing to
do with meddling." Why isn't
Hillary looked at?

 

The Special Counsel
Is UNCONSTITUTIONAL
I’ve done nothing wrong

 

 

The phony witch hunt

The soon to be released book
Looks like a big hit

 

Fake News Media

Together with the witch hunt:

My best poll numbers

 

“Caravans” coming

Must go nuclear option.

NO MORE DACA DEAL!

 

We don’t have a wall

Not going to have a country

FUND THE BORDER WALL

 

Trade Wars are good and

Easy to win. They get cute?

Don't trade; we win big!

 

Gun-adept coaches

Weapons-talented teachers

Instantly Shooting

 

Promote the Fake Book

Mentally Deranged Author

False Information

 

Now that collusion

With Russia: a total hoax

FBI/Russia

 

Kim Jong Un, I too

Have a nuclear button.

And my button works.

 

 

Tax cut/Reform bill

Massive Alaska Drilling

Incredible Year

 

 

United Nations

Sanctions on North Korea

World wants Peace, not Death

 

 

False Accusations.

Women I don't know. FAKE NEWS!

Collusion. Russia.

 

Army Navy Game

COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF'S TROPHY

Congratulations

 

Pelosi/Schumer

He's bad on Crime, Life, Border.

Vets. Guns. VOTE ROY MOORE!

 

 

Time Magazine Called

Prob'ly "Person of the Year"

I took a pass. Thanks!

 

The Christmas Story

Mother, Father, Baby Son

Jesus Christ. Bahrain.

 

Matt Lauer just fired

When will top executives

Be fired for Fake News? 

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