A poem. April 2023
Shane Neilson is the author of Saving and, with Roxanna Bennett, The Suspect We.
A poem April 2016
… the only foundation for a useful education in a republic is to be laid in Religion. Without this there can be no virtue, and without virtue there can be no liberty, and liberty is the object and life of all republican governments—Benjamin Rush Always down. On the marbled steps I refuse to sing like the bird that is held in the cage it flew…
Cures of patients, who suppose themselves to be glass, may easily be performed by pulling a chair, upon which they are about to sit, from under them, and afterwards showing them a large collection of pieces of glass as the fragments of their bodies. Dr. Benjamin Rush Tinted windows in the killer’s Camaro, burnished windows of the Wall Street…