Author archives: Barton Kunstler

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Summer Student Loan Agreement: Not Much Help There

This post was co-authored with Ron Miller, FSS Full disclosure: Neither author nor any member of their families has any outstanding student loan debt. Kunstler's $5,000.00 loan [...]

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Wild Plum Skins

You are wild plum skins burning in southern heats You are golden cups of sun bowing shy hot trees Loved and pruned by dew-rouged maidens of the Rhone You are the clarinet [...]

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Frozen Rain
 

Winter Ode

the brightness of winter's powder removes the coarseness of withered grass and leaves chill banishes all staleness from the air stars glitter while planet stalking moon reproves[...]

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One Believed

I broke down for you, Kassandra too saddened by your words and prophetic tears while all around me the city burned you danced all night above the harbor I am not a man easily [...]

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Ground Zero

In these empty streets Fear adopts familiar forms But why the terror at a lover’s shadow on the wall? In shallow pools of yellow light Blind night things swarm We are told t[...]

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George Washington Would Be Appalled

George Washington would be appalled. At a time when domestic and global problems pose serious threats to the United States, the Republican Party has become the party not only of "l[...]

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Julian Approaching Antioch

below the cilician gates in the shadow of the holiest of mountains cradle of the first-born of our race within whose hollows dance the whirling madmen the enrapt bacchants th[...]