modern disappointment.

A place to file your complaints. Submissions welcome.

Of Refugees, Photographs, and Little Lost Baby Aylan Kurdi.

By Sinnamon Rohl It’s Thursday morning, September 3, 2015. I’m spending it with my daughter’s elementary school class, at a beach on Lake Michigan. The teacher’s talking about natural disasters. … Continue reading

September 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Invisible, in Life as Well as Death.

By Kareme D’Wheat When I read Jay Atkinson’s account in the Boston Globe of the forgotten and overlooked adjunct who died without so much as a consolatory flower arrangement, I … Continue reading

February 3, 2014 · 13 Comments

Dead Letters.

By Petra Cornfork I know that you no longer exist…‏ But I needed to send this to you, Doug. When you died, the sadness shocked me to my core. I … Continue reading

March 5, 2013 · Leave a comment