When I am lost and disconnectedmy retail therapyis to buy a new pipeor flask. The processof breaking in distracts me:do I go with bourbon or Scotch, dense purple or loose green? At the endI… Read More
There’s a shooting —maybe at a school or a night club — or an injustice — rightsbeing taken from someoneor a swift deportation and separation from family —… Read More
I don’t mention my Patreon site here very often, mostly because it’s chugging along fairly well through social media exposure alone. That said, I’ve started a new pro… Read More
Some say that if there isa singular Godhe’s a mad male monsterand we ought to stick himin a dumpster and move on. Some say the God they knowsmells like grand incense and is made o… Read More
Here stands the glass. Here standsthe question: is ithalf full or half empty? Of course we know,intellectually,that it’s full, always. Whatever that clearliquid is, it stops whe… Read More
I’m so tired of all this outrage, tongues clacking surprise,horror, post-verbal wringing of digital hands in cyberspace. I mean, it’s been a colony for a minute now.Peo… Read More
American Gothic is a very famous paintingExperts like to argue about which America it’s aboutBut one thing I think we can all agree onis that the picture is centered on a pitchfork We… Read More
The flying monkeys flewfrom Oz to suburbiaand landed just in timefor Sunday dinner. Sat there on the neat marginsbetween the sidewalks and the curbs —crouched on the clean cut grass, s… Read More
I keep an image of myselfas a stream on a shelf in my chest. Now and then I take it down and remind myselfthat I was made to flow at the worst of times, even when I am nearly dry… Read More
There was a time whenanyone who said “let’s go”had an immediate companionin me. I’d be ready at once.I’d drive or buy the tickets. I’d ho… Read More
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