30 years before there were gastropubs there was Chocolate George.
A Glimpse into your Mind’s Eye: When Reading Poetry Exceeds your Expectations.
A review of Syllables of Rain by D.S. Lliteras.
An event for writers to experience good writing.
A concise survey of the Canadian publishing scene.
A children’s tale carries important social information.
Nobody knows the future, but anyone who shits on The Establishment can say the worst is behind them.
Review of forthcoming poetry book “Daphne and Her Discontents” from Ravenna Press, by Jane Rosenberg LaForge.
This story feels honest and real. Its natural and realistic arc will pull you in, and it will get more gritty and more desperate.
The following feature is an opinion piece on one of modern literature’s most experimental and controversial of writers, William Burroughs.
Issues with which we writers should concern ourselves when creating fictional characters.
Assorted paper white clay sculptures.
After the long, cold, dark winters I find the spring so invigorating. I finally started photographing budding flowers and green city views again.
There are 88 Hitler clones in total, every clone being the source material for the subsequent one.
Stunning boat and dock photography.
Photography from around Detroit.
These photographs are the result of an accident. While cleaning up a barn, I found three broken, and abandoned windows.
Sometimes the most unexpected sequence of events leads us to our destined path.
Bobbie discloses an agonizing secret to her best friend and discovers that even the people you’re closest to may never really know you.
A ghost story that takes a deep bow to Samuel Beckett.
A fictional short story about the pressures and expectations of gladiators and how their struggle relates to us today.
A law student recovers an expensive oil painting from a shady art dealer for a mobster.
Growing up on the east side, Cleveland, Ohio.
A dead man from Texas has hopes of meeting with the Devil in Hell.
This story is a Flash piece in the voice of the narrator who finds that her married life has become a routine.
Fantasy set in the quantum world.
An aging Hollywood star is a shoe-in for the best actress Oscar, but soon her own elitist persona gets mistaken for a political statement.
A World War Two veteran, survivor of the Bataan Death March, reconciles with his family after a long and painful estrangement.
A moment of life in Brooklyn, New York.
Awaiting the birth of my grandson.
A poetic tribute to the memory of a favorite cat.
Letting go of something beautiful.
I came down from that mountain after many years of study and rigorous practice.
once our eyes are open
and we begin to breathe
This sestina is about the current head of the American government.
She reclines into the corner of a sofa
Like a melancholy Marilyn Monroe
This poem is written around the feeling of ignorance, deep seeded in humanity, even after reading holy books and verses.
Two lovers run headlong into flames.
Fueled by a woodstove
between the poor