In the wake of a tragedy, it is hard to verbalize the true effect it has. There is the corruption it breaks down onto the immediately wounded and then the stain it leaves on the distant viewers of the wasteland left behind.
The common man has been given an opportunity to share, respond and stand up for what we believe in. With all of these opportunities, you would hope that we would step up and take advantage in a responsible way.
This originally premiered at A Literary Pursuit as a guest post on 4/11/2011 ••• There is a series of failures that tug at the coat of a writer. They peek in and wait for the well to run dry or for you to lay the pen down a final time. […]