why i cannot laugh anymore….


when laughter is absent from morning to night

when you have to set up an appointment to stop by someone’s house

when nobody in the checkout line smiles anymore…

when a neighbor is no longer a neighbor, but a total stranger

when imaginary reality is valued over reality

when formerly rational men and women are afraid of microbial space

when Orwell’s 1984 seems tame compared to the last two years

when fear and loathing become more important than statistical reality

when freedoms die like the falling leaves of autumn

About thelostkerryman

Thelostkerryman is an author, and entrepreneur, living in the forests of a consistently confused country. Here in this hill country, hurling doesn't usually involve a hurley; store-made soda bread has the consistency of a sea sponge; and Kerrygold butter has finally found a permanent place on the grocery shelves everywhere. His blogs are an account of his adventures, thoughts, eclectic -and eccentric- ramblings, random or insightful poetry, humor and non-humor, pictures (photos), video, essays, fiction, poetic fiction, nonfiction, drama, and writing he has not classified in the description above. All of his posts from thelostkerryman.wordpress.com, talesinastrangerstrangerland@wordpress.com, everydayasadisciple@wordpress.com, and mrandmrsboring.wordpress.com are copywrited according to international copywrite law.
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