Notes From Juarez

I'm typing In Real Time on April 17, 2017 at 1:34pm Central Standard Time. Today's process is to take this large white box of office-related items I hadn't unpacked since the Treehouse and unload everything where it needs to be. I found one of my many composition notebooks, a work I started back in Texas … Continue reading Notes From Juarez

Smells Like Sulfur

I can't rant today, I feel too much to poet. My nieces and nephews are on my mind. But what I can do is let my art speak for me.  As my voice, I offer an excerpt from my 2012 National Novel Writing Month novella, The Black Parade. It's sequel, The American Manifesto, was completed … Continue reading Smells Like Sulfur

Just In Time For Halloween

Inside this anthology you'll find yours truly in both prose and poem form! The story I submitted is from the perspective of a social predator locked in a holding facility, terrifying residents and staff alike. Oh and the evil person happens to be female 😉 There's three poems dedicated to women in the throes of … Continue reading Just In Time For Halloween

Instead of “Why Me?” Can We Do “What If?”

My mind is so bored. I wish to be inspired. Help me! I'm having a hard time working through contemporary fiction novels as of late. Once the story gets going, I feel less involved and more talked down. Once the story reaches it's epoch, I feel a, 'yeah, so?' instead of an investment. Endings leave … Continue reading Instead of “Why Me?” Can We Do “What If?”

Timed Writing Prompt: “There’s A Shirtlessness To This Guy…”

What an accomplishment! Three miles on the treadmill and a half mile in the pool! I bike eight miles to Five Guys for my double cheeseburger reward. The mass of moo-ey goodness is sweating liquid fat and spices, cheese, dripping off the sides with a come-hither shine, the grilled 'shrooms and onions resting like Tiffany … Continue reading Timed Writing Prompt: “There’s A Shirtlessness To This Guy…”

Indie Artist? Time To Shine!

Into The Woods

Appalachian Overlook, North Carolina

National Poetry Month 2015! Erotic Poetry

Every Friday this April, I am going to feature an original work here for your reading pleasure. Throw rotted fruit, sing praises, lemme know you just don’t get it, but do, please, have an experience. If you borrow the work, be polite and cite! This is a work-in-progress poem. Dog-eared for publication, but it's only … Continue reading National Poetry Month 2015! Erotic Poetry

National Poetry Month 2015! Interactive Poetry

Every Friday this April, I am going to feature an original work here for your reading pleasure. Throw rotted fruit, sing praises, lemme know you just don't get it, but do, please, have an experience. If you borrow the work, be polite and cite! Today's National Poetry Month contribution is the full poem featured during January's Fantastic Ekphrastic! … Continue reading National Poetry Month 2015! Interactive Poetry