Tag Archives: Victor D. Infante

‘Everybody’s Had to Fight to be Free’: Tom Petty, Symbolism, Empathy and America

By Victor D. Infante

Somewhere, somehow, somebody must have kicked you around some
Tell me why you want to lay there, revel in your abandon
Honey, it … Continue reading

Punk Rock and Surrender: On Turning One’s Poems Over To Musicians To Do As They Will …

By Victor D. Infante

I have – and I doubt this is any great revelation to anyone who knows me – control issues. I’m not particularly interested in controlling anyone else, but I very much like to be in control … Continue reading

This Is Normal: The First Step in Changing the World is Accepting the Truth

By Victor D. Infante

Perhaps it would help if we were quicker to define terms. Take this past Saturday, for example – a mere week after a suicide bomber in Manchester, England, killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert … Continue reading

‘A change in the light or the temperature’: Radius — Volume Seven

By Victor D. Infante

On your left hand you have a body, beaten and bloodied, desperately in need of assistance. On your right you have an ideology, purely abstract, a series of hypothetical if-then statements. Choosing which of the two … Continue reading