Panel from 1923 book (see title page just below)


A profile here at Medium becomes a repository of one’s opinions about many things. This is the first prose article I have posted, though I have posted over 500 comments to articles posted by others concerning various topics. In the future, I plan on posting more articles, but I figured…


Image of Painting by Craig Tracy, New Orleans, owned by Kobe Macionnrachtaigh


Mexican wood carving owned by author
Mexican wood carving owned by author

Merciful Lies

Tell me some merciful lies
I miss you
I’ve been trying to forget you
But I can’t
I just can’t because I love you

Tell me you have met the man of your dreams.
A younger, more beautiful man.
A man also willing and able to take care of you and your…

Michael Murphy

SGI Buddhist, Loves Irish and Latin American Literature, History buff

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