The writing of James J. Slattery and his pseudonym, J.S. McInroy

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Two Days Past

TWO DAYS PAST XMAS Solstice, the light creeps back into the darkness of Winter’s night. Another year ends. One begins as worlds turn, stars burn, and life cycles itself around and around as Yeats put it “in a widening gyre.” Does the stone awaken? The rough beast slouch toward Jerusalem or Ramadi or even Berdo? […]