A Man’s Wake

Many years ago, a man I barely knew stepped off a bridge. Not the first to do so. Not the last. I can’t say I had a particularly special bond with this particular person. We might have brushed shoulders... Read More →

2016

WAR IS PEACE FREEDOM IS SLAVERY IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH One of my favorite parts of George Orwell’s classic, 1984,... Read More →

Twenty-five

I will confess to a whimsical side. To oversized fur hunting caps, worn Caulfield-style, as I dance through crooked... Read More →

Effigy

I split wood for the fire. Tonight will be a bonfire.   We are burning ourselves in effigy.  I... Read More →

Beauty

I contend I may never be a beautiful writer. The one who has words dancing along the screen. Awe-inspiring,... Read More →