Nairobi, Kenya –
Democracy promotion is and probably always will be America’s default foreign policy, embarked upon when no other controlling interests prevail. This is so for two reasons: one philosophical, ...
The scarlet torches of crape myrtle
Crowd my window, kindled by the sun.
Their thick foliage blocks my view
Of all but the treetops and the sky.
I enjoy the flower-clusters, and butterflies
That visit ...