I think that perhaps the emperor’s new clothes is the tale for our age, that and maybe Hansel and Gretel, not for the breadcrumbs but for the candy house of the witch. We want so much to believe that the answer is easy and someone can give it to us. Ooops, that would be the Pied Piper. Maybe it isn’t one, but a mash-up of tales, or maybe this tale is being written now and someone down the road we’re on will read it and wonder why we couldn’t see the signs.



Writer, walker, poet, educator. Commercial fisherman, builder, donut maker, organic grower. Boston, U. City, Maine, South Africa, Madrid.

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