Dumbass, or Words We Learned from Our Fathers

A deceitfully short look at the varied meanings of “ass,” by the always-thoughtful Katie Riegel.  She packs a powerful punch using only 362 words.  No wonder she’s one of my favorite writers.

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We laughed the colors of grief and helplessness and our own anger, and we breathed in the colors of hope and confidence, and then we laughed all of it out again.

Read it here, on The Gloria Sirens.