Author Archives: Norm Ball

Norm Ball

Norm Ball is a Virginia-based writer, musician and businessman. His essays and poetry have appeared in Clamor, Liberty, Main Street Rag, The Berkeley Poetry Review, LIGHT Quarterly, Epicenter and others. A discussion of his stuff appeared recently in Poetic Diversity. He was interviewed recently on his sonnet-writing in The Vallance Review. Also, his music appears on-line in Mindfire and in the upcoming The Big Ugly Review.

Big Government and the Big Easy

“…each proposal must be weighed in the light of…the need to maintain balance between the private and the public economy;” — from President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s “Military-Industrial Complex” speech, 1961 New Orleans languishes today in a state of economic disrepair. With disruptions to the normal balance of life so complete, the traditional paths to economic […]

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