Black Lives Matter, Black Lives Burn

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I prefer not to put politics into my art, mostly because I find art to be a refuge from the world, a place where I can bask and relax.

Sometimes though, the world intrudes no matter what I may want to do to stop it or  hide from it.  Such is the case today, as I follow the story of five black churches burned around Ferguson.  I am not a church goer myself, nor does religion particularly appeal to me – but this sort of atrocity is simply terrible.  The individual or group responsible for this is cowardly and vile, and I hope whoever it is will be swiftly caught and punished.