The Times, They Are A-Tryin’

DeMuth

Hunkered down on sentinel watch in our bunker, we take regular liberties with Trying Times subheadings sneaked from Tom Paine’s Common Sense— These are the times that try men’s souls— by expanding upon the trying aspects of our times. These are the times that try men’s pockets, try men’s humor, etc. Presently, though, Paine’s original […]

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The Great Commotion Opera

DeMuth

The Great Commotion Opera & Entreaters Society begged me to sit and play. So I sat, and I played to the saga of a plastic collapsible circus, playing to eyes in front and those behind, playing to the dim din in this hall of a skull.   But all I could get was some funny tinny […]

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