“It is a difficult piece that deals with family issues, but I believe it’s one of the more important things I’ve done as a writer,” says Charles Dodd White, at http://charlesdoddwhite.me/. He’s talking of “Groupings,” an essay about fathers and sons and uncles and nephews and guns and hunting. I was mesmerized. I wrote out in longhand three quotes from “Groupings,” one I reproduced in the header on this post. Here are the other two:
“…his capacity to turn against those who had stood by him in the most difficult of times never failed to rob him of the kind of deep loyalty he deserved.”
[of a father and son] “They could not forgive each other for the things they have in common, just as they could never stop loving each other for the same reason.”
Read “Groupings” at http://therumpus.net/2013/09/groupings/
Photo above by Hester Eugene, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Wikimedia Commons. The photo below is the banner of http://charlesdoddwhite.me/.