The fan whirls above me It's fast rotating blade cools The body rush I taste chocolate On my mouth Cool cotton sheets underneath my body My lovers deep slow inhale Lower back twinges Reminding me of my ageing Enthusiasm It's thirty minutes after midnight And the endorphins and the sex Nor the chocolate … Continue reading Lonely Boy (poem)
Here's a link to a long interview (spoiler alerts) I did with MDNeu over my novel When Heaven Strikes. We talk about the book, the writing industry, KU, food, and a review! Stop by and again, Spoiler Alert.
10 thousand you told her when you covered your tracks 10 thousand was the number she rattled off to me over a static phone line I stood in the battering wind my device pressed hard to my ear trying to understand the significance and depth of your lie as well as your flagrant disregard … Continue reading Fire The Butler (poem)
The Southern Baptist Convention was formed to push back against the wave of northern Baptists' vocal dislike over the institution of slavery years and years ago. It was created in Virginia on May 10, 1845, oddly enough, the very same state where the author of the Virginia Declaration of Rights once prophesied that, "A national sin will cause a nation calamity."
The sin: Slavery
The calamity: The Civil War
Flickering lights and uncertainty rolled out in front of us myself, my family the wind crashed whistling through the eaves of the house like an errant train in the dead of night lightning danced Death had come ashore and ghosts were marching to martial music thundering heels against the coal black night the … Continue reading Hurricane outside, Maelstrom within (poem)
Not so much a rant as an observation. People's work has value. If that person punches a time clock, or if that person is a salaried employee, if that person works as a contractor, or if they work for themselves. That work has value. I haven't said anything wildly out of line there. Sort of … Continue reading Authors: Get Paid!