The Planet by D.A. Pratt

The planet … continues to hurtle through space in the company of our favourite star — knowing this gets me beyond all the burgeoning stupidity “out there” and the self-centred selfishness of “les autres” … D.A. (David) Pratt “continues to Continue reading The Planet by D.A. Pratt

It was cheating … by D.A. Pratt

It was cheating … when he played the polyamory card from the middle of the deck on top of her monogamy card and they both knew what this would end up doing to them … but later in their relationship Continue reading It was cheating … by D.A. Pratt

How many? by D.A. Pratt

How many? It’s a question … how many voices of ignorance does it take to make a chorus? Let’s ponder for a moment or two: very provincial politicians seem to be stumbling over themselves to be among the loudest voices Continue reading How many? by D.A. Pratt

Everyone is… by D.A. Pratt

Everyone is … afraid of his ignorance and his ignorance is no laughing matter … it isn’t “black humour” since “black humour” serves a better purpose … but everyone really wants to laugh loudly — his ignorance will be legendary Continue reading Everyone is… by D.A. Pratt

I cannot… & The “Pale Blue Dot” by D.A. Pratt

I cannot … remember the last time I read a history of the world … the planet hurtles through space linked with its star (our star) not caring about this … I’ve lost interest in any history of where I Continue reading I cannot… & The “Pale Blue Dot” by D.A. Pratt

Two poems on a theme … by D.A. Pratt

Between … black and white there are perhaps ninety-nine shades of grey … even if fifty of them have been spoken for there remain forty-nine … white is just one view and black is just one other with the nuances Continue reading Two poems on a theme … by D.A. Pratt

Women had been … by D.A. Pratt

Women had been … a mystery to him. This is an observation about one of the main male characters in a short novel I’ve just finished reading … the comment is from an early page in a captivating narrative … Continue reading Women had been … by D.A. Pratt

Two poems by D.A. Pratt

To the conversation … everyone brings their preconceptions and misconceptions … rarely a really open mind (let’s hope for better in the future) — name the topic and the problem will be obvious: the burgeoning stupidity is becoming overwhelming … Continue reading Two poems by D.A. Pratt

Burgeoning stupidity by D.A. Pratt

Burgeoning stupidity … burgeoning stupidity burgeoning stupidity it’s everywhere one looks — it’s easy to see in the United States of America a flawed democracy to be sure but it’s ever-present too in places like Saskatchewan to where not one Continue reading Burgeoning stupidity by D.A. Pratt

I continue… by D.A. Pratt

I continue … to believe that I have something to say … something worthwhile … something worth reading if I were to write about it … but I am also continuing to struggle over questions about what to say … Continue reading I continue… by D.A. Pratt