I-Land is where memories and experiences turn into short stories, personal journal entries and narration in first person, part memoir, part fiction, exploring topics such as the relation between humans and the societies they live in.

Attica’s Wildfire Tragedy

As Attica burns — and the minds of everyone are with the dead, the injured and the displaced — one wonders if the arsonists (it’s arson, as everyone knows, because half the country doesn’t burn by accident, especially forest areas near urban areas, which, with all the trees now gone, will be converted to urban lots for development — see how it works? — the motive? — it’s that simple and sick) so one wonders if the arsonists behind these wildfires, when arrested, will be convicted of mass murder, mass destruction, and crimes of all calibers, the punishment for which should be excruciating.