Gaslight

Gaslight The online archives will serve as lessons in logic for our future Plato’s in training. Fallacy upon fallacy, legitimizing evil, demonizing the good, the innocent. Easier to do that than change. Human spirits trampled by intentions always unkind. Easier to torch the land than it is to water new seeds. The Greats plant seedsContinue reading “Gaslight”

Announcement: Blog Rebranding

I am happy to announce I will be moving all my prose to my newly rebranded patreon blog, The Weekly Protest. This webpage will be 100% for poetry henceforth. The funds from the patreon will help me to keep most of my poetry publishable for free. Poetry is for the people! Patreon also makes itContinue reading “Announcement: Blog Rebranding”

The Professional Protester #39 Why I Will Still Write About Politics in 2021 | James J Jackson on Patreon

A new public (free) post explaining why I write about left politics even though I hate online grifters, insist we need to log off more, and have no interest in being a pundit. Spoiler: It’s because I want to write poetry but I can’t just give my patrons nothing when they give me something, andContinue reading “The Professional Protester #39 Why I Will Still Write About Politics in 2021 | James J Jackson on Patreon”

To Be Called a Red

To transcend labels, this was my original life’s goal. To walk the path of life thinking about nothin but the soul. ____ But obsession with the soul, with meaning and existence, is a waste of breath and privilege, and all of it a heart blockage to resistance. ______ Then one day after much trial andContinue reading “To Be Called a Red”