Fireworks Are Dumb

Why does this idiotic tradition persist in American culture?

Photo by Jonas Von Werne on Unsplash

It’s that time of year again. Or maybe, it’s always that time of year, depending on where you live. As the Fourth of July approaches, however, the prevalence of people getting together in groups to blow things up for fun increases exponentially in America.

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Jay Sizemore

Jay Sizemore

Provocative truth teller, author of 19 poetry collections. Cat dad. Dog dad. Currently working from Portland, Oregon. Learn more at: Jaysizemore.com.