The Real People of History
“Lather was thirty years old today.
They took away all of his toys.
His mother sent newspaper clippings to him,
About his old friends who’d stopped being boys.”
– Grace Slick
There are those moments you never forget as a child, when your innocence is rattled with so much g-force that everything stands still, and you realize that adults do not have it all figured out and that the justice of fairytales has begun to fade.