Monthly Archives: August 2016

ENIGMA

Sitting in a little bar in lower Manhattan Nursing a gin and tonic And rearranging world events in my mind. The man comes in, obviously down on his luck, Takes the next stool, And orders a double shot of bourbon. … Continue reading

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TMI

The digital information age: Boon or boondoggle? TMI, meaning “Too Much information,” is usually used when someone shares a snippet of information that goes far beyond anything we would want to know about them.  Like when the guy behind you … Continue reading

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TAKING NOTHING, GOING NOWHERE

2 AM on a two lane Blacktop, Walking into a starless night, Not going to, running from. Lightening to the North. Sudden bright illumination Revealing a hostile landscape No glow of headlights, Not from the east nor the west And … Continue reading

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HOW BAD DO YOU WANT IT?

I enjoy the process of writing.  All of it, the initial drafts, the editing, the rewrites, the inevitable changes to fill plot holes or square away the anachronisms that will creep into the story arc. I love writing, marketing, not … Continue reading

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THE LAST SABBAT

Twelve they were, ’round Coffin’s Gate, Heavy robed and with cowls drawn up Against December’s icy blast. Dead blossoms clasped to withered breasts, Shuffling in counterclockwise motion, Slowly they circled the pit around. With pentagram drawn, nightshade spread, And fairly … Continue reading

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THE ARMED WOMAN

This is not an original.  I received it in an email, without attribution.  Still, it’s too good to not share. ————————————————————————- Florida Woman Stops Gator Attack with Small Caliber Pistol A story of self-control and marksmanship by a cool-headed woman … Continue reading

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HATING THE CANDIDATES

Full disclosure:  I have been voting for a very long time, all the way back to when the Viet Nam conflict was breaking news.  Fast forward back to now and we find ourselves in the midst of the strangest presidential … Continue reading

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