Boreal

Remembering Uzza

A Black Comedy in Three Acts

(A work in progress)

Foreword

Prologue

1.1 A Bad Case of Dogmatic Distress

1.2 Bullshit

2.1 No Scarf, No Service!

2.2 Apple Juice, Shirley Temples and Burning Logs

3.0 ...

Epilogue


Assume that the ragged outline of a saxophone player within the silhouette is that of a man playing Taps. The highly stylized face in silhouette was inspired by a public domain photograph of twenty year RCMP veteran, Corporal Catherine Galliford.

Uzza, in Islamic Traditions and in the Koran, is one of the three benevolent goddesses worshiped by Arabs before Allah denied their existence.

Bernard Payeur