Tuesday, September 06, 2005

The silence will break

I haven't yet posted my reaction to the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, because every hour I learn of another atrocity perpetrated on its victims, and I find myself paralyzed with sorrow and rage. I began writing a reaction post several nights ago, but it keeps getting longer and angrier and more incoherent. Many people, including other bloggers, have spoken eloquently and emotionally about what happened. I am, so far, unable.

Words have failed this writer. There are too many to say, and those who need to hear them most are not only deaf to the cries of the downtrodden, but have no ears to begin with.


I think you're right to wait. I tried to post about the Blog for Relief campaign. The results were hardly eloquent, even for me. Anything else I've offered is little more than a glorified list of links.

Posted by: Blogger Andrew at 9/06/2005 2:46 PM

Yeah, me too. Link, vitriol, link, vitriol. Link link. Bile. Frustration.

Posted by: Blogger Rob S. at 9/06/2005 9:52 PM

I'm in the same boat. I end up spewing instead of writing. I haven't posted much since what I've written is often incoherent.

That's what happens when rage blinds us.

Posted by: Blogger Sharon GR at 9/07/2005 4:26 PM

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