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.
A visit of the Mandrid to the Hindu temple in Toronto, Ontario.
Have you ever made the easy decision, rather than the right decision, and it ended up ruining your life […]
Germany today is facing its dark Nazi and Communist past with memorials to the horrendous deeds perpetrated by the Fascists.
Ogibway women around the world sing to water. They give thanks to water in prayers in ceremonies. They give […]
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.
Short piece about the angst of youthful relationships.
A man takes a swim and thinks back on his life as he drowns.
A man on his way home during a rain storm skids off the road into a vehicle with its flashers on.
About the Great Founder. The story supports itself. There is no one description.
294 words. Trying not to kill a horse.
A transgendered teenager, engages in a fantasy with her girlfriend to express her love for her and to avoid the awful reality of being raped.
This story takes place in London. Franc, a London-living Albanian, gets a call from his close mate Zen who asks for help to collect a debt.
A tribute to the Tragically Hip.
Relates the experience of the seeker of a possible truth as he reaches the end of the journey.
It could best be described as a poem.
A paleolithic poem
City boy in the country
A warm scrap of early Spring invades the back end of winter.
This poem depicts London as a character, a living stinking breathing being, marred by racism, class conflict, and social and ethnic cleansing.
My poems deal with a variety of emotions, loneliness, strange fits of passion, pessimism, etc.
with wires and knots
rots and glue
A poem about love