To the Edges We Must Run / by Ben Weaver

Ben Weaver on the trouble with lionizing artists' struggles, with a call for boldness in the face of want, solidarity with the land and each other, and seeking brave solutions at the edges, rather than swimming comfortably in the mainstream.  

A stranger came to town. Down the frozen roads. Barely made it up the hill. She left early the next morning. Some say they planned it all along. It’s true, there are so many different kinds of dark. Everybody is wondering what will end up in the fire.

I had flown across the pond and was riding to shows in the Netherlands. Hadn't been over there for years, and not since making the choice to tour by bicycle.... Continue reading