Dateline — June 7, 2019 — Juxtaposed

In U.S.-backed Saudi war with Yemen, famine strikes multi-millions and a child dies every 11 minutes and 54 seconds

“Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the kingdom of God. Blessed are you who are hungry now, for you will be filled. Blessed are you who weep now, for you will laugh.” —Jesus of Nazareth

Teresa May, British Prime Minister, Officially Resigns

“Milton! thou shouldest be living at this hour / England hath need of thee . . .”   —William Wordsworth, “London, 1802”

Donald Trump makes a presidential fool of himself 

“For all of the money we are spending, NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon – We did that 50 years ago. They should be focused on the much bigger things we are doing, including Mars (of which the Moon is a part), Defense and Science!” —POTUS

America Agonistes

At the edge of darkness 

where the sun falls farther dim 

or sweeps aside the swelling tide 

of deeds too gravely grim to hide 

we choose by shadows of the night 

or morning rays of light —

which way we turn.

—Charles Davidson © 2019