Opine Season

Minnesota's co-op op-ed page

Opine Season No Longer Posting New Work

In early 2013, Opine Season was just a concept—an op-ed page for the Twin Cities featuring a collective of smart, courageous, progressive voices. I recruited poets, artists and activists as … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Hoarder

  This morning my roommate came home with a small assortment of groceries. He packed them into his part of the fridge and took a few items up to his … Continue reading

June 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Superheroine and Her Flying Tresses

  I saw Captain America the other day. My mother and I occasionally meet halfway between our towns to see a movie. It was playing. We watched it. What can … Continue reading

May 12, 2014 · 1 Comment

My Father’s Death: His Final Lesson

  My father died recently. This is something that I suppose happens to us all, in the end, if we are lucky enough to make it that far in life. … Continue reading

May 5, 2014 · 1 Comment

A Jew and an Atheist Host a Seder

I know, I know. It sounds like the beginning of a joke, and a bad one at that. It’s not. This past Monday evening, I had the honor of joining … Continue reading

April 17, 2014 · 3 Comments

Picasso and Procrastination

  Picasso said, “Only put off until tomorrow that which you would have died having left undone.” Malcom McDowell, who played Alex in the 1971 film, A Clockwork Orange, once … Continue reading

April 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

Being a Professional Writer Takes Freaking Work

  This month I’m doing a 30/30. That maybe sounds like a police code or something drug-related. For those of you not involved in the poetry community, which I imagine … Continue reading

April 7, 2014 · 2 Comments

Glee: I watch it. What?

This week I got myself all caught up on the latest season of Glee.  That’s right, I watch Glee.  “But Thadra,” says anyone who knows me even the slightest bit, … Continue reading

March 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dillinger, Twitter, and the Unlikely Hero

              “-but man, proud man!                                       … Continue reading

March 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

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