The Recessional

(Mendelssohn’s “Wedding March”) Applause. Then arm-in-arm they quickstep down the aisle, matrimony’s new recruits, parading for the crowd of relatives and seasoned friends who secretly count down the days until the war begins: disputes about which house, which job, which sedatives will damp their A.D.H.D. kids; the sneak attacks of Lust and Pride, the mind […]