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– photo by Mitch Waxman

Some of you have inquired as to where my recent dark point of view is coming from. Headlines, mainly. Every one of my little parables this week relates to late 19th and early 20th century existentialist writing. Camus, Kafka, Nietzsche. I always say, when you’re in a mood, wallow in it.

As you may have guessed, a humble narrator is in a bit of mood this week. One requires a short break, so single images of various scenes will be greeting you, along with rather depressing anecdotes. Happy Summer.

Back to normal next week, I think, at this – your Newtown Pentacle.

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Written by Mitch Waxman

July 2, 2021 at 11:00 am

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