Episode 1 – Waiting for a Reason

            “It can’t be true,” Moira said, as she slowly lifted her face out of the sink where she had just reached her hands into and splashed up cold water.          “Look, I’m not going to [...]

Soliloquy in Sunlight – Part Fourteen

Soliloquy in Sunlight is a story about Frances Elvin Cornwall, who lived under a great deal of self-exerted pressure.

Soliloquy in Sunlight – Part Thirteen

Soliloquy in Sunlight is a story about Frances Elvin Cornwall, who lived under a great deal of self-exerted pressure.

Soliloquy in Sunlight – Part Twelve

Soliloquy in Sunlight is a story about Frances Elvin Cornwall, who lived under a great deal of self-exerted pressure.

Soliloquy in Sunlight – Part Eleven

Soliloquy in Sunlight is a story about Frances Elvin Cornwall, who lived under a great deal of self-exerted pressure.

Soliloquy in Sunlight – Part Ten

Soliloquy in Sunlight is a story about Frances Elvin Cornwall, who lived under a great deal of self-exerted pressure.

Soliloquy in Sunlight – Part Nine

Soliloquy in Sunlight is a story about Frances Elvin Cornwall, who lived under a great deal of self-exerted pressure.

Soliloquy in Sunlight – Part Eight

Soliloquy in Sunlight is a story about Frances Elvin Cornwall, who lived under a great deal of self-exerted pressure.

Soliloquy in Sunlight – Part Seven

Soliloquy in Sunlight is a story about Frances Elvin Cornwall, who lived under a great deal of self-exerted pressure.

Soliloquy in Sunlight – Part Six

Soliloquy in Sunlight is a story about Frances Elvin Cornwall, who lived under a great deal of self-exerted pressure.

Soliloquy in Sunlight – Part Five

Soliloquy in Sunlight is a story about Frances Elvin Cornwall, who lived under a great deal of self-exerted pressure.

Soliloquy in Sunlight – Part Four

Soliloquy in Sunlight is a story about Frances Elvin Cornwall, who lived under a great deal of self-exerted pressure.

Soliloquy in Sunlight – Part Three

Soliloquy in Sunlight is a story about Frances Elvin Cornwall, who lived under a great deal of self-exerted pressure.

Soliloquy in Sunlight – Part Two

Soliloquy in Sunlight is a story about Frances Elvin Cornwall, who lived under a great deal of self-exerted pressure.

Soliloquy in Sunlight – Part One

Soliloquy in Sunlight is a story about Frances Elvin Cornwall, who lived under a great deal of self-exerted pressure.

Kraybold the Coward – Part Sixteen

Kraybold the Coward is a story about Kraybold, who was too much of a coward for his own well-being.

Kraybold the Coward – Part Fifteen

Kraybold the Coward is a story about Kraybold, who was too much of a coward for his own well-being.

Kraybold the Coward – Part Fourteen

Kraybold the Coward is a story about Kraybold, who was too much of a coward for his own well-being.

Kraybold the Coward – Part Thirteen

Kraybold the Coward is a story about Kraybold, who was too much of a coward for his own well-being.

Kraybold the Coward – Part Twelve

Kraybold the Coward is a story about Kraybold, who was too much of a coward for his own well-being.

Kraybold the Coward – Part Eleven

Kraybold the Coward is a story about Kraybold, who was too much of a coward for his own well-being.

Kraybold the Coward – Part Ten

Kraybold the Coward is a story about Kraybold, who was too much of a coward for his own well-being.

Kraybold the Coward – Part Nine

Kraybold the Coward is a story about Kraybold, who was too much of a coward for his own well-being.

Kraybold the Coward – Part Eight

Kraybold the Coward is a story about Kraybold, who was too much of a coward for his own well-being.

Kraybold the Coward – Part Seven

Kraybold the Coward is a story about Kraybold, who was too much of a coward for his own well-being.

Kraybold the Coward – Part Six

Kraybold the Coward is a story about Kraybold, who was too much of a coward for his own well-being.

Kraybold the Coward – Part Five

Kraybold the Coward is a story about Kraybold, who was too much of a coward for his own well-being.

Kraybold the Coward – Part Four

Kraybold the Coward is a story about Kraybold, who was too much of a coward for his own well-being.

Kraybold the Coward – Part Three

Kraybold the Coward is a story about Kraybold, who was too much of a coward for his own well-being.

Kraybold the Coward – Part Two

Kraybold the Coward is a story about Kraybold, who was too much of a coward for his own well-being.

Kraybold the Coward – Part One

Kraybold the Coward is a story about Kraybold, who was too much of a coward for his own well-being.

Framingham Friends

Framingham Friends is a poem about old friends in a small form town called Framingham.

Humble Bumble Bee

Humble Bumble Bee is a poem about a tiny little bee that lives in its own world.

Courageous Cuff

Courageous Cuff is a poem about Cuff, a guy who was more courageous than most.

Gargantuan Gypsy

Gargantuan Gypsy is a poem about a fortune teller that has gotten to big for their britches.

Charades

Charades is a poem about communicating with actions instead of words.

A Piece of Dust

A Piece of Dust is a poem about something small that is often overlooked.

Casting Doubt

Casting Doubt is a poem about the subtle shade of gray that is cast over things that appear untrue.

Secrets of the Scatterbrained

Secrets of the Scatterbrained is a poem about those who have lots to share but can’t organize their thoughts to communicate.

Cold Feels So Alone

Cold Feels So Alone is a poem about the bitterness the body feels when out in frigid weather.

Prone to Faffle

Prone to Faffle is a poem about being tongue tied.

Perfunctory Retaliation

Perfunctory Retaliation is the act of responding indignantly to something without taking much time to consider the consequences.

Defused Dilemma

Defused Dilemma is a poem about stopping what could have been a frightful situation before things get out of hand.

Pasty White

Pasty White is a poem about the face of white that occurs after seeing an apparition.

Running Amok

Running Amok is a poem about living in a frenzied state of mind and how that impacts oneself and others.

Caressing a Callous

Caressing a Callous is a poem about treating kindly those that have suffered invariably at the winds of fate.

Ethereal for Real

Ethereal for Real is a poem about something that seems too good to be true that often is just that.

Conduct not Becoming

Conduct not Becoming is a poem about people who become role models but don’t behave as if they are.

Reportedly Shy

Reportedly Shy is a poem about Allie, who has a rough exterior, but is soft on the inside.

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo – Part Twenty-Five

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo is a short story about a man who is aptly named Jiggle Oh. His freewheeling lifestyle often gets him into trouble.

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo – Part Twenty-Four

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo is a short story about a man who is aptly named Jiggle Oh. His freewheeling lifestyle often gets him into trouble.

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo – Part Twenty-Three

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo is a short story about a man who is aptly named Jiggle Oh. His freewheeling lifestyle often gets him into trouble.

Jiggle Oh, The Gigolo – Part Twenty-Two

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo is a short story about a man who is aptly named Jiggle Oh. His freewheeling lifestyle often gets him into trouble.

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo – Part Twenty-One

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo is a short story about a man who is aptly named Jiggle Oh. His freewheeling lifestyle often gets him into trouble.

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo – Part Twenty

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo is a short story about a man who is aptly named Jiggle Oh. His freewheeling lifestyle often gets him into trouble.

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo – Part Nineteen

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo is a short story about a man who is aptly named Jiggle Oh. His freewheeling lifestyle often gets him into trouble.

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo – Part Eighteen

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo is a short story about a man who is aptly named Jiggle Oh. His freewheeling lifestyle often gets him into trouble.

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo – Part Seventeen

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo is a short story about a man who is aptly named Jiggle Oh. His freewheeling lifestyle often gets him into trouble.

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo – Part Sixteen

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo is a short story about a man who is aptly named Jiggle Oh. His freewheeling lifestyle often gets him into trouble.

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo – Part Fifteen

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo is a short story about a man who is aptly named Jiggle Oh. His freewheeling lifestyle often gets him into trouble.

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo – Part Fourteen

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo is a short story about a man who is aptly named Jiggle Oh. His freewheeling lifestyle often gets him into trouble.

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo – Part Thirteen

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo is a short story about a man who is aptly named Jiggle Oh. His freewheeling lifestyle often gets him into trouble.

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo – Part Twelve

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo is a short story about a man who is aptly named Jiggle Oh. His freewheeling lifestyle often gets him into trouble.

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo – Part Eleven

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo is a short story about a man who is aptly named Jiggle Oh. His freewheeling lifestyle often gets him into trouble.

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo – Part Ten

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo is a short story about a man who is aptly named Jiggle Oh. His freewheeling lifestyle often gets him into trouble.

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo – Part Nine

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo is a short story about a man who is aptly named Jiggle Oh. His freewheeling lifestyle often gets him into trouble.

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo – Part Eight

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo is a short story about a man who is aptly named Jiggle Oh. His freewheeling lifestyle often gets him into trouble.

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo – Part Seven

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo is a short story about a man who is aptly named Jiggle Oh. His freewheeling lifestyle often gets him into trouble.

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo – Part Six

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo is a short story about a man who is aptly named Jiggle Oh. His freewheeling lifestyle often gets him into trouble.

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo – Part Five

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo is a short story about a man who is aptly named Jiggle Oh. His freewheeling lifestyle often gets him into trouble.

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo – Part Four

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo is a short story about a man who is aptly named Jiggle Oh. His freewheeling lifestyle often gets him into trouble.

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo – Part Three

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo is a short story about a man who is aptly named Jiggle Oh. His freewheeling lifestyle often gets him into trouble.

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo – Part Two

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo is a short story about a man who is aptly named Jiggle Oh. His freewheeling lifestyle often gets him into trouble.

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo – Part One

Jiggle Oh, the Gigolo is a short story about a man who is aptly named Jiggle Oh. His freewheeling lifestyle often gets him into trouble.

Snake Oil – Part Seven

Snake Oil is a story about a man named Happenin’ Hal.

Snake Oil – Part Six

Snake Oil is a story about a man named Happenin’ Hal.

Snake Oil – Part Five

Snake Oil is a short story about a man named Happenin’ Hal.

Snake Oil – Part Four

Snake Oil is a short story about a man named Happenin’ Hal.

Snake Oil – Part Three

Snake Oil is a short story about a man named Happenin’ Hal.

Snake Oil – Part Two

Snake Oil is a short story about a man named Happenin’ Hal.

Snake Oil

Snake Oil is a short story about a man named Happenin’ Hal.

Inside Jack’s Head

Inside Jack’s Head   We journeyed long and far to find respite, In search of moments less obvious and trite.   The path ran across a jagged cliff and led Us round the foggy ruins [...]

Comfort Zone

Comfort Zone is a poem about finding a place that you can make your own, even if it may not seem comfortable at first.

A Fistulectomy

A Fistulectomy is a poem about an operation to remove a fistula from the body.

A Weak Pule

A Weak Pule is a poem about what happens when one attempts to cry, but nothing comes out.

Blandly

Blandly is a poem about doing things without meaning, by simple chance.

Riding My Bicycle, In the Rain

Riding My Bicycle, In the Rain is a poem about taking a moment to reflect on the simpler things in life.

Terwillick

Terwillick is a poem about forming words from little else than the collection of your own conscious thoughts.

Irma’s Gift

Irma’s Gift   Irma had this thing, she knew it was for real. No matter how she tried, she never could conceal. The more she made it suffer, the pleasanter it grew. For failing fissures [...]

In a Secret Lair – Part Thirty-Seven

In a Secret Lair is a story about a man who lives in cave below the surface of the Earth and what he encounters.

In a Secret Lair – Part Thirty-Six

In a Secret Lair is a story about a man who lives in cave below the surface of the Earth and what he encounters.

Into the Eye of Darkness

Into the Eye of Darkness is a poem about the slippery slope of attempting to blackmail somebody.

In a Secret Lair – Part Thirty-Five

In a Secret Lair is a story about a man who lives in cave below the surface of the Earth and what he encounters.

In a Secret Lair – Part Thirty-Four

In a Secret Lair is a story about a man who lives in cave below the surface of the Earth and what he encounters.

Calling Home

Calling Home is a poem about reaching out to loved ones that are home and miss you.

In a Secret Lair – Part Thirty-Three

In a Secret Lair is a story about a man who lives in cave below the surface of the Earth and what he encounters.

In a Secret Lair – Part Thirty-Two

Part XXXII:   Flecks of sand flowed violently into Harjen’s bug-sized eyes, forcing him to summon up another chunk of determination to continue. He nearly decided to abandon this dive and project himself back to [...]

Bushels of Mush

Bushels of Mush is a poem about the fruits and vegetables of the Earth.

In a Secret Lair – Part Thirty-One

In a Secret Lair is a story about a man who lives in cave below the surface of the Earth and what he encounters.

In a Secret Lair – Part Thirty

In a Secret Lair is a story about a man who lives in cave below the surface of the Earth and what he encounters.

In a Secret Lair – Part Twenty-Nine

In a Secret Lair is a story about a man who lives in cave below the surface of the Earth and what he encounters.

In a Secret Lair – Part Twenty-Eight

Part XXVIII:</h2   “Ready?” Harjen shouted out, although clearly there was nobody listening at this point. At least, nobody who was capable of offering him any kind of solace in return. “What kind of crap [...]

A Fine Line

A Fine Line is a poem about the imaginary lines in life that, once crossed, can never be taken back.

In a Secret Lair – Part Twenty-Seven

In a Secret Lair is a story about a man who lives in cave below the surface of the Earth and what he encounters.

In a Secret Lair – Part Twenty-Six

In a Secret Lair is a story about a man who lives in cave below the surface of the Earth and what he encounters.

In a Secret Lair – Part Twenty-Five

In a Secret Lair is a story about a man who lives in cave below the surface of the Earth and what he encounters.

Temporarily

Temporarily is a poem about the enjoyable moments in life that are almost always fleeting.

In a Secret Lair – Part Twenty-Four

In a Secret Lair is a story about a man who lives in cave below the surface of the Earth and what he encounters.

In a Secret Lair – Part Twenty-Three

In a Secret Lair is a story about a man who lives in cave below the surface of the Earth and what he encounters.

In a Secret Lair – Part Twenty-Two

In a Secret Lair is a story about a man who lives in cave below the surface of the Earth and what he encounters.

The Reaper

The Reaper is a poem about enduring pain to find beauty in the mundane.

In a Secret Lair – Part Twenty-One

In a Secret Lair is a story about a man who lives in cave below the surface of the Earth and what he encounters.

In a Secret Lair – Part Twenty

In a Secret Lair is a story about a man who lives in cave below the surface of the Earth and what he encounters.

In a Secret Lair – Part Nineteen

In a Secret Lair is a story about a man who lives in cave below the surface of the Earth and what he encounters.

Demons of Fate

Demons of Fate is a poem about powers of evil that seek to pacify the herd.

In a Secret Lair – Part Eighteen

In a Secret Lair is a story about a man who lives in cave below the surface of the Earth and what he encounters.

The Tigress

The Tigress is a poem about the female persona.

In a Secret Lair – Part Seventeen

In a Secret Lair is a story about a man who lives in cave below the surface of the Earth and what he encounters.

Best of the Best

Best of the Best is a poem about appreciating people.

In a Secret Lair – Part Sixteen

In a Secret Lair is a story about a man who lives in cave below the surface of the Earth and what he encounters.

In a Secret Lair – Part Fifteen

In a Secret Lair is a story about a man who lives in cave below the surface of the Earth and what he encounters.

In a Secret Lair – Part Fourteen

In a Secret Lair is a story about a man who lives in cave below the surface of the Earth and what he encounters.

In a Secret Lair – Part Thirteen

In a Secret Lair is a story about a man who lives in cave below the surface of the Earth and what he encounters.

In a Secret Lair – Part Twelve

In a Secret Lair is a story about a man who lives in cave below the surface of the Earth and what he encounters.

The Jester

The Jester   A realist, of the hardened romantical sort; The wealth of a nation, housed in Knox’s fort.   Happy endings that only come in fairy tales, Suffering, we escape to the bodies of [...]

Ambitious Icarus Too

Ambitious Icarus Too is a poem about getting too close to something that can potentially cause great harm.

In a Secret Lair – Part Eleven

In a Secret Lair is a story about a man who lives in cave below the surface of the Earth and what he encounters.

The House on the Hill

The House on the Hill is a poem about a place you can settle down.

In a Secret Lair – Part Ten

In a Secret Lair is a story about a man who lives in cave below the surface of the Earth and what he encounters.

Overcast Skies

Overcast Skies is a poem about the ominous look in the sky when rain is on the way.

In a Secret Lair – Part Nine

In a Secret Lair is a story about a man who lives in cave below the surface of the Earth and what he encounters.

In a Secret Lair – Part Eight

In a Secret Lair is a story about a man who lives in cave below the surface of the Earth and what he encounters.

The Test of Time

The Test of Time is a poem about longing for things that endure the simple test of longevity.

In a Secret Lair – Part Seven

In a Secret Lair is a story about a man who lives in cave below the surface of the Earth and what he encounters.

In a Secret Lair – Part Six

In a Secret Lair is a story about a man who lives in cave below the surface of the Earth and what he encounters.

In a Secret Lair – Part Four

In a Secret Lair is a story about a man who lives in cave below the surface of the Earth and what he encounters.

In a Secret Lair – Part Five

In a Secret Lair is a story about a man who lives in cave below the surface of the Earth and what he encounters.

Fire up the Balloons

Fire up the balloons is a poem about blowing off energy.

In a Secret Lair – Part Three

In a Secret Lair is a story about a man who lives in cave below the surface of the Earth and what he encounters.

Left a Jar

Left a Jar is a poem written to be a pun on the word ajar.

In a Secret Lair – Part Two

In a Secret Lair is a story about a man who lives in cave below the surface of the Earth and what he encounters.

In a Secret Lair

In a Secret Lair is a story about a man who lives in cave below the surface of the Earth and what he encounters.

Tyrannical Overdrive

Tyrannical Overdrive is a poem about escaping from that which overpowers.

A Grievance

A Grievance is a poem about having a negative association with something in your life.

Around the Bend

Around the Bend is an uplifting poem meant to inspire action.

Faces – Part Three

Faces is a short story about a small shop and the people who work in it.

Frame of Reference

Frame of Reference is a poem about having a starting point to fall back on in times of trouble.

Faces – Part Two

Faces is a short story about a small shop and the people who work in it.

Much Better Together

Much Better Together is a poem about appreciating what you have.

Faces – A Short Story in Three Parts

Faces is a short story about a small shop and the people who work in it.

Room to Move

Room to Move is a poem about being in an uncomfortable position and not knowing which move to make.

Think Twice

Think Twice is a poem about looking both ways before you cross the street.

Curfew

Curfew is a poem about the time of night when you realize you have been awake too long.

Treetops in Paradise

Treetops in Paradise   Persimmon left a tale derived from an epiphany; In spite of certain whelps to make a litany.   Atop an airbrushed cascade of green and blue, Trounced by crushing canopies arranged [...]

Part XXVIII:   “I am Officer Velmin,” the uniformed police officer calmly stated as he entered the house.”Is there somewhere we can sit so I can ask you a few questions?”   Caleb made his [...]

Part XXVII of The Beekeeper’s Daughter, a story about Caleb, a humble beekeeper, and his daughter Jessica.

The Beekeeper’s Daughter – Part Twenty-Six

Part XXVI of The Beekeeper’s Daughter, a story about Caleb, a humble beekeeper, and his daughter Jessica.

Part XXV of The Beekeeper’s Daughter, a story about Caleb, a humble beekeeper, and his daughter Jessica.

Part XXIV of The Beekeeper’s Daughter, a story about Caleb, a humble beekeeper, and his daughter Jessica.

Part XXIII of The Beekeeper’s Daughter, a story about Caleb, a humble beekeeper, and his daughter Jessica.

The Beekeeper’s Daughter – Part Twenty-Two

Part XXII of The Beekeeper’s Daughter, a story about Caleb, a humble beekeeper, and his daughter Jessica.

The Beekeeper’s Daughter – Part Twenty-One

Part XXI of The Beekeeper’s Daughter, a story about Caleb, a humble beekeeper, and his daughter Jessica.

The Beekeeper’s Daughter – Part Twenty

Part XX of The Beekeeper’s Daughter, a story about Caleb, a humble beekeeper, and his daughter Jessica.

The Beekeeper’s Daughter – Part Nineteen

Part XIX of The Beekeeper’s Daughter, a story about Caleb, a humble beekeeper, and his daughter Jessica.

The Beekeeper’s Daughter – Part Eighteen

Part XVIII of The Beekeeper’s Daughter, a story about Caleb, a humble beekeeper, and his daughter Jessica.

The Beekeeper’s Daughter – Part Seventeen

Part XVII of The Beekeeper’s Daughter, a story about Caleb, a humble beekeeper, and his daughter Jessica.

The Beekeeper’s Daughter – Part Sixteen

Part XVI of The Beekeeper’s Daughter, a story about Caleb, a humble beekeeper, and his daughter Jessica.

The Beekeeper’s Daughter – Part Fifteen

Part XV of The Beekeeper’s Daughter, a story about Caleb, a humble beekeeper, and his daughter Jessica.

The Beekeeper’s Daughter – Part Fourteen

Part XIV of The Beekeeper’s Daughter, a story about Caleb, a humble beekeeper, and his daughter Jessica.

The Beekeeper’s Daughter – Part Thirteen

Part XIII of The Beekeeper’s Daughter, a story about Caleb, a humble beekeeper, and his daughter Jessica.

The Beekeeper’s Daughter – Part Twelve

Part XII of The Beekeeper’s Daughter, a story about Caleb, a humble beekeeper, and his daughter Jessica.

The Beekeeper’s Daughter – Part Eleven

Part XI of The Beekeeper’s Daughter, a story about Caleb, a humble beekeeper, and his daughter Jessica.

The Beekeeper’s Daughter – Part Ten

Part X of The Beekeeper’s Daughter, a story about Caleb, a humble beekeeper, and his daughter Jessica.

The Beekeeper’s Daughter – Part Nine

Part IX of The Beekeeper’s Daughter, a story about Caleb, a humble beekeeper, and his daughter Jessica.

The Beekeeper’s Daughter – Part Eight

Part VIII of The Beekeeper’s Daughter, a story about Caleb, a humble beekeeper, and his daughter Jessica.

The Beekeeper’s Daughter – Part Seven

Part VII of The Beekeeper’s Daughter, a story about Caleb, a humble beekeeper, and his daughter Jessica.

The Beekeeper’s Daughter – Part VI

Part VI of The Beekeeper’s Daughter, a story about Caleb, a humble beekeeper, and his daughter Jessica.

The Beekeeper’s Daughter – Part Five

Part V of The Beekeeper’s Daughter, a story about Caleb, a humble beekeeper, and his daughter Jessica.

The Beekeeper’s Daughter – Part Four

Part IV of The Beekeeper’s Daughter, a story about Caleb, a humble beekeeper, and his daughter Jessica.

The Beekeeper’s Daughter – Part Three

Part III of The Beekeeper’s Daughter, a story about Caleb, a humble beekeeper, and his daughter Jessica.

The Beekeeper’s Daughter – Part Two

Part II of The Beekeeper’s Daughter, a story about Caleb, a humble beekeeper, and his daughter Jessica.

The Beekeeper’s Daughter

The Beekeeper’s Daughter is a story about Caleb, a humble beekeeper, and his daughter Jessica.

A Twelve Mile Fish

A Twelve Mile Fish is a poem about a fisherman who catches the biggest fish he has ever seen.

Lemon Zest

Lemon Zest is a poem about the refreshingly tart taste of citrus fruit.

Speakeasy

Speakeasy is a poem about the great days of the 1920’s in America.

Tiny Trampoline

Tiny Trampoline   Amidst the shavings, pardon the smell; A tiny mouse that can ne’er do well.   A wheel that broke, he spun too much; You can look, but please don’t touch.   A [...]

Whittle Diddle

Whittle Diddle   Everyone knows cows and cats don’t fiddle; But it sounds great when they whittle diddle.   Woodworkers carve what they split all day, Counting corn fixes flappers, the end of May.   [...]

Corrugated Fibers

Corrugated Fibers is a poem about boxes made from undulated fibers connected together.

Trending Toward Indifference

Trending Toward Indifference is a poem about something that was once very important, but is starting to become irrelevant.

Portentous Pancake

Portentous Pancake The day began with glue upon my face; Mushy toast and runny eggs, a disgrace. A portentous pancake lay there on a plate. Less inviting than a dog without a crate. Cold raisins [...]

I am in Control

I am in Control is a poem about those times in life when we feel on top of the world after being beaten down.

Woeful with a Head Full

Woeful with a Head Full describes just how miserable it can be to feel stuffed up.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Forty-Three

Part XLIII of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Forty-Two

Part XLII of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Forty-One

Part XLI of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Forty

Part XL of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Thirty-Nine

Part XXXIX of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Thirty-Eight

Part XXXVIII of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Thirty-Seven

Part XXXVII of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Thirty-Six

Part XXXVI of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Thirty-Five

Part XXXV of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Thirty-Four

Part XXXIV of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Thirty-Three

Part XXXIII of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Thirty-Two

Part XXXII of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Thirty-One

Part XXXI of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Thirty

Part XXX of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Twenty-Nine

Part XXIX of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Twenty-Eight

Part XXVIII of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Twenty-Seven

Part XXVII of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Twenty-Six

Part XXVI of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Twenty-Five

Part XXV of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Twenty-Four

Part XXIV of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Twenty-Three

Part XXIII of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Twenty-Two

Part XXII of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Twenty-One

Part XXI of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Twenty

Part XX of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Nineteen

Part XIX of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Eighteen

Part XVIII of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Seventeen

Part XVII of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Sixteen

Part XVI of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Fifteen

Part XV of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Fourteen

Part XIV of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Thirteen

Part XIII of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Twelve

Part XII of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Eleven

Part XI of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Ten

Part X:   Needless to say, the night was not a pleasant one for Todd. He had been losing weight at the rate of a pound and a half per day and his stomach spent [...]

Honor Among Thieves – Part Nine

Part IX of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Eight

Part VIII of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Seven

Part VII of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Six

Part VI of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Five

Part V of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Four

Part IV of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Three

Part III of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part Two

Part II of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Honor Among Thieves – Part One

Part I of Honor Among Thieves, a short story contemplating the idea those who disobey the law are sometimes more honorable than those who follow them.

Pricked by a Thistle

Pricked by a Thistle is a poem about multi-dimensions. What seems at first to be obvious never turns out that way.

Fire-Filled Reprise

Fire-Filled Reprise   Furious with rage, yet stauch to a cause; It’s not who wins, but who first draws.   A pistol with no purpose but to play, Making transformations along the way.   In [...]

A Soft Spray

A soft spray is a poem about water flowing out of the nozzle of a spray bottle.

A Muffle in the Head Row

A Muffle in the Head Row is a poem describing a muddled thought, lacking clarity and resolution.

The Sound of Running Water

The Sound of Running Water is a poem about the peaceful sound of a stream that trickles over rocks.

Spring Poem

Spring Poem is a poem written about the change of season from Winter to Spring. It is meant to be shaped in the form of a kite.

Erstwhile Bland

Erstwhile Bland is a poem about transforming from something boring and bland into something filled with energy and excitement.

Collapse

Collapse is a poem about how it feels to seek things that we either do not or can not have.

An Incalculable Feat – Part Twenty-Eight

Part XXVIII, the conclusion of An Incalculable Feat, a story about JoJo, a man in search of a way into a square that is completely closed off.

An Incalculable Feat – Part Twenty-Seven

Part XXVII of An Incalculable Feat, a story about JoJo, a man in search of a way into a square that is completely closed off.

An Incalculable Feat – Part Twenty-Six

Part XXVI of An Incalculable Feat, a story about JoJo, a man in search of a way into a square that is completely closed off.

An Incalculable Feat – Part Twenty-Five

Part XXV of An Incalculable Feat, a story about JoJo, a man in search of a way into a square that is completely closed off.

An Incalculable Feat – Part Twenty-Four

Part XXIV of An Incalculable Feat, a story about JoJo, a man in search of a way into a square that is completely closed off.

An Incalculable Feat – Part Twenty-Three

Part XXIII of An Incalculable Feat, a story about JoJo, a man in search of a way into a square that is completely closed off.

An Incalculable Feat – Part Twenty-Two

Part XXII of An Incalculable feat, a story about JoJo, a man in search of a way into a square that is completely closed off.

An Incalculable Feat – Part Twenty-One

Part XXI of An Incalculable feat, a story about JoJo, a man in search of a way into a square that is completely closed off.

An Incalculable Feat – Part Twenty

Part XX of An Incalculable feat, a story about JoJo, a man in search of a way into a square that is completely closed off.

An Incalculable Feat – Part Nineteen

Part XIX of An Incalculable feat, a story about JoJo, a man in search of a way into a square that is completely closed off.

An Incalculable Feat – Part Eighteen

Part XVIII of An Incalculable feat, a story about JoJo, a man in search of a way into a square that is completely closed off.

An Incalculable Feat – Part Seventeen

Part XVII of An Incalculable feat, a story about JoJo, a man in search of a way into a square that is completely closed off.

An Incalculable Feat – Part Sixteen

Part XVI of An Incalculable feat, a story about JoJo, a man in search of a way into a square that is completely closed off.

An Incalculable Feat – Part Fifteen

Part XV of An Incalculable feat, a story about JoJo, a man in search of a way into a square that is completely closed off.

An Incalculable Feat – Part Fourteen

Part XIV of An Incalculable feat, a story about JoJo, a man in search of a way into a square that is completely closed off.

An Incalculable Feat – Part Thirteen

Part XIII of An Incalculable feat, a story about JoJo, a man in search of a way into a square that is completely closed off.

An Incalculable Feat – Part Twelve

Part XII of An Incalculable feat, a story about JoJo, a man in search of a way into a square that is completely closed off.

An Incalculable Feat – Part Eleven

Part XI of An Incalculable feat, a story about JoJo, a man in search of a way into a square that is completely closed off.

An Incalculable Feat – Part Ten

Part X of An Incalculable feat, a story about JoJo, a man in search of a way into a square that is completely closed off.

An Incalculable Feat – Part Nine

Part IX of An Incalculable feat, a story about JoJo, a man in search of a way into a square that is completely closed off.

An Incalculable Feat – Part Eight

Part VIII of An Incalculable feat, a story about JoJo, a man in search of a way into a square that is completely closed off.

An Incalculable Feat – Part Seven

Part VII of An Incalculable feat, a story about JoJo, a man in search of a way into a square that is completely closed off.

An Incalculable Feat – Part Six

Part VI of An Incalculable feat, a story about JoJo, a man in search of a way into a square that is completely closed off.

An Incalculable Feat – Part Five

Part V of An Incalculable feat, a story about JoJo, a man in search of a way into a square that is completely closed off.

An Incalculable Feat – Part Four

Part IV of An Incalculable feat, a story about JoJo, a man in search of a way into a square that is completely closed off.

An Incalculable Feat – Part Three

Part III:   Although I have never seen a grizzly bear in person, I have seen a camp ravaged by them. They have the remorse of a 2-ton wrecking ball and I didn’t want to [...]

An Incalculable Feat – Part Two

Part II:   I first to came to know Loretta on a fine, cold day in February. I don’t consider myself much of a romantic, so my interest in Loretta was only platonic. Whether or [...]

An Incalculable Feat – Part One

An Incalculable feat is a story about JoJo, a man in search of a way into a square that is completely closed off.

Pleased as Punch

Pleased as Punch is a poem about existentialism, being satisfied with what you have, for better or worse.

Not Yet Acquainted

Not Yet Acquainted is a poem about meeting someone for the first time and how it becomes an important moment.

An Unpleasant Odor

An Unpleasant Odor is a poem about the things in life that disturb the senses.

Only a Swath Remains

Only a Swath Remains is a poem about what is left after an initial feeling of happiness passes.

Placeholder

Placeholder   Not necessarily much worse for the wear; It took a moment to realize it was there.   Stuck between what never would have been And finding out that which lies within.   Pursed [...]

Doubtful but Different

Doubtful but Different   A decimal point, surrounded by integers; Lacking in nothing, a fraction conquers.   I can not recall a time I felt so small; Complete with a penchant for taking it all. [...]

A Fever

A Fever   I woke up very early, one fine October morning; Stricken with a fever that came without a warning.   At first a sniffle, then a tickle in my throat; Perhaps, last night, [...]

The Streaky Professor – Part Twenty-Six

Part XXVI:   The smile that Mavis returned to this greeting would have melted Artemis’ heart, were it made of wax. It seems that often we go through life looking for love in all the [...]

The Streaky Professor – Part Twenty-Five

Part XXV:   “Don’t drink the water too fast. You look severely dehydrated and I don’t want your body to reject it,” Mavis ordered Artemis, like a mother caring for her child.   He debated [...]

The Streaky Professor – Part Twenty-Four

Part XXIV:   Back at the lodge, the staff had been alerted to the mess that Artemis had left in the hallway. Several housekeepers had collected in the area and began cleaning up the pieces. [...]

The Streaky Professor – Part Twenty-Three

Part XXIII:   In fact, Artemis’ lips had grown so chapped that the most subtle movement caused the skin to break open and bleed. His tongue and mouth felt as soft as the cheap brown [...]

The Streaky Professor – Part Twenty-Two

Part XXII:   Her previous modest pace hastened to a sprint as she found herself getting closer and closer to Artemis. When she was within several hundred feet, Mavis pulled up to a walk so [...]

The Streaky Professor – Part Twenty-One

Part XXI:   It took several seconds for the equilibrium to balance in his head, so that he didn’t feel as if a single step would result in collapse. Placing his right foot on a [...]

The Streaky Professor – Part Twenty

Part XX:   Lack of sleep is never an easy feeling to overcome. Without caffeine, or other roadside stimulants, the eyelids grow very heavy and attempt to close involuntarily. Add to that the ease at [...]

The Streaky Professor – Part Nineteen

Part XIX:   Almost without notice, a small particle trapped in the microcosm of the moment daisy chained itself to others in no uncertain pattern. Maybe it was the inspiration of the fool on the [...]

The Streaky Professor – Part Eighteen

Part XVIII:   And so it did, as these types of things usually do, when given the opportunity. A weird thing happens when we attempt to turn off our own involvement in our decisions and [...]

The Streaky Professor – Part Seventeen

Part XVII:   Déjà vu only exists if you believe in it. It’s just like anything else. The human power of belief is a wonderful and amazing construct. Alternatively, so is the tree falling in [...]

The Streaky Professor – Part Sixteen

Part XVI:   The heat of the day had waned and the sun was but a pinkish hue on the horizon, visible along the surface of the ocean. Dust, along the path Artemis traveled, flew [...]

The Streaky Professor – Part Fifteen

Part XV:   Sometimes, the smallest action can begin a precipitous decline of character, otherwise known as a fall from grace. Although Artemis hadn’t consciously done anything to keep himself in Karma’s favor, he also [...]

The Streaky Professor – Part Fourteen

Part XIV:   Meanwhile, Artemis was well into a thorough soaking in the room’s oversized jacuzzi bathtub. Although the addition of bubbles and water jets may seem like a relaxing addition to bath time, Artemis [...]

The Streaky Professor – Part Thirteen

Part XIII:   If moments were built like mountains, surely there would be less forgetting them. This particular moment for Mavis paled in comparison the her recent trauma and without much conscious effort, she managed [...]

The Streaky Professor – Part Twelve

Part XII:   She had not gotten very far before she realized that she was in need of gas. Ode to the precious natural resource that powers the engines behind everything we have proven unable [...]

The Streaky Professor – Part Eleven

Part XI:   When last we saw Mavis, she was herself at a distinct turning point in her young life. As we dwell on our past, often there are moments that stick out with the [...]

The Streaky Professor – Part Ten

Part X:   A pendulum is a great metaphor. It encompasses great qualities and characteristics that can easily be attributable to the human persona. First, in order for a pendulum to fulfill it’s role and [...]

The Streaky Professor – Part Nine

Part IX:   The exchange was rather lopsided between Artemis and the man behind the podium. The laughter that came bellowing our of Artemis was not reciprocated in any way. The most the man could [...]

The Streaky Professor – Part Eight

Part VIII:   Artemis walked up the marble steps and into the lobby that was, again, populated not by guests, but by workers that seemed to be doing very little other than standing around. Every [...]

The Streaky Professor – Part Seven

Part VII:   Determinists would like to have you believe that we are all born with a specific plan. Wouldn’t it be nice to think that we have been drawn up a certain way and [...]

The Streaky Professor – Part Six

Part VI:   Artemis was by no means a wealthy man. As a matter of fact, he was more often than not quite frugal. Were it not for the lavish grants bestowed upon him by [...]

The Streaky Professor – Part Five

Part V:   In almost the amount of time it would take a ray of sunlight, magnified a thousand times, to split the backside of a beetle, Artemis managed to flip this encounter back in [...]

The Streaky Professor – Part Four

Part IV:   And so it was. Mavis slowly found her way out of the hole she had been stuck in. It didn’t happen all at once, but as Spring turned to Summer, her spirits [...]

The Streaky Professor – Part Three

Part III:   After the sun had decided to pack it in for the day, blackness began to slowly blanket the sky. The full moon on the horizon glowed with a soft yellow hue that [...]

The Streaky Professor – Part Two

Part II:   It’s been said that the fastest way to get from point A to point B is by drawing a straight line between them. Imagine all the time and energy that could be [...]

The Streaky Professor – Part One

Part I   Many people consider pestilence as nature’s way of evening the score. Unfortunately, life, even if it is considered to be a game, has much more at stake then a neighborhood game of [...]

Rhythmic Footfalls

Rhythmic Footfalls   Hut one, hut two, pay attention, if you please; Stopping on a dime to exchange some pleasantries.   She’ll be comin’ round the mountain with her cattle, Setting up her figures, representin’ [...]

An Ancient Revival

An Ancient Revival   Carpools of crayfish wandering the ocean, A harbinger, maybe, or an effervescent ray. Flowing like water that drips from a leaf, If you don’t have a lesson, I’ll be on my [...]

Death and Disease

Death and Disease   I must have spent too much time up on my head; It took more than six tries to get out of bed.   Before I could take off the covers this [...]

When Saying It Meant Something

When Saying It Meant Something   Back long ago, before ducks could walk; Very far back, when I did not even talk. Pistols would ring out in ears like a bell; Taking down hooligans that [...]

A Corinthian Element

A Corinthian Element   One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight; Count it again if you still feel the weight. A structure beholden by several whimpering sheep; Counting at night, not yet taken hold [...]

Remaining Rapacious

Remaining Rapacious   Inscrutable sorrow for those with a knack; To swell from the source and come around back. Remaining rapacious in spite of dire warning, Alone with indigence, to control without scorning. Only teeth [...]

Jackie

Jackie   Jackie sang songs like a siren, From a corset of lace, pushed up from below. Long, coarse black hair with highlights of gray, She sang every day ’til her heart just gave way. [...]

If Once Were Enough – Part Twenty-Seven

Part XXVII:   I hadn’t yet fully come to realize how I had felt about what had happened, so having a bit of extra time to process it all was just what I needed. I [...]

If Once Were Enough – Part Twenty-Six

Part XXVI:   In our lifelong search for memorable experiences, people seem to forget to enjoy the moment they find themselves in, all too often. It is not until such a moment passes that we [...]

If Once Were Enough – Part Twenty-Five

Part XXV:   I could easily have gone on doing this well into the morning and then some. I can’t say if either Alan or Lucy enjoyed the experience to the extent that I did, [...]

If Once Were Enough – Part Twenty-Four

Part XXIV:   As simple and uneventful as it may sound, that is what I did. I found a bass note that fit in with what they were playing and I just went with it, [...]

If Once Were Enough – Part Twenty-Three

Part XXIII:   No worse for the wear, after several more minutes I finally came across the old amplifier. It was something I picked up at a garage sale in my old neighborhood. There was [...]

If Once Were Enough – Part Twenty-Two

Part XXII:   “I do have an old Fender, it’s not of American construction,” I began telling Alan, “but it does stay in tune pretty well and it gets the job done. I also have [...]

If Once Were Enough – Part Twenty-One

Part XXI:   I may have been a bit agitated by Alan at first, but his cloying personality was actually making me feel more comfortable in some strange way. To imagine a purpose so bold [...]

If Once Were Enough – Part Twenty

Part XX:   Alan made his way towards the center of the room, where Lucy had already sat back down. There was space next to her on the sofa, but he chose to sit in [...]

If Once Were Enough – Part Nineteen

Part XIX:   There was some sort of instant connection between us, like we navigated a similar plane for an extended period and shared a mutual path of existence. If ever there were a person [...]

If Once Were Enough – Part Eighteen

Part XVIII:   Certain experiences we would like to go on forever, while others can not end fast enough. Such is the conundrum of the human condition. We don’t have the ability to pick and [...]

If Once Were Enough – Part Seventeen

Part XXVII:   I would like to say that I spent hours each day playing around and creating masterpieces on the thing, but really it just sat there collecting various papers and loose articles that [...]

If Once Were Enough – Part Sixteen

Part XVI:   She knew that last part would really get my goat. Roger, of all people, was someone that I felt completely awkward around. He had this uncanny ability to make me stutter and [...]

If Once Were Enough – Part Fifteen

Part XV:   It wasn’t too out of the ordinary to receive a strange text message from Lucy, only to have her standing there in front of me a few minutes later. I really didn’t [...]

If Once Were Enough – Part Fourteen

Part XIV:   Success! I am sliding down that pathway at an alarming rate. There is one fear that consumes me from head to toe in every dream. It is that fear of my own [...]

If Once Were Enough – Part Thirteen

Part XIII:   So there I am, in a place that seems completely unfamiliar, as aware of my own existence as I ever have been. There are no school bells ringing, nobody staring at me, [...]

If Once Were Enough – Part Twelve

Part XII:   There is something indescribable about listening to a good song for the first time. It seems each repeated tour through the song never matches the initial interpretation. Maybe I am just a [...]

If Once Were Enough – Part Eleven

Part XI:   As I made the turn at the top of the first flight of stairs, it took all my might not to let out a giant scream. Not being the first or the [...]

If Once Were Enough – Part Ten

Part X:   There was a certain way Roger looked at me, no matter the time of day, that instantly sent shivers shooting straight down my spine. He never did seem to sleep and always [...]

If Once Were Enough – Part Nine

Part IX:   My fixed gear bike isn’t much to look at, but it gets the job done. I recently spray painted the whole thing black so it wouldn’t stand out when I locked it [...]

If Once Were Enough – Part Eight

Part VIII:   I was not made privy to this conversation, but it resulted in a minor chuckle, which both ladies tried to keep disguised behind pursed lips. All this did was add to my [...]

If Once Were Enough – Part Seven

Part VII:   Although it must have seemed that I was being pernicious, I had nothing but curiosity about her own involvement with Loose Tooth. It seemed that over the last several weeks, word was [...]

If Once Were Enough – Part Six

Part VI   As with any part of counterculture, the more you are seen involved in it, the more you are viewed as an expert. Although I had a much higher ambition than being at [...]

If Once Were Enough – Part Five

Part V:   Maybe it is a shortcoming on my own part, but in a crowded environment I always feel like everyone’s eyes are glued to me. If only my presence in the room this [...]

If Once Were Enough – Part Four

Part IV:   Now, don’t get me wrong, it wasn’t that I hadn’t assumed the band had a larger mission by playing music than what appeared on the surface, but this struck me as a [...]

If Once Were Enough – Part Three

Part III:   As a matter of education and because I have found nothing quite as enjoyable yet in my life, I regularly attend live concerts. I try to keep an open mind and see [...]

If Once Were Enough – Part Two

Part II:   Music moves people. Literally. There can’t be much question about that. The next time you are in a room by yourself, clear your mind and try to release all your pervasive thoughts. [...]

If Once Were Enough – Part One

Part I:   My name is Jerrold. I am an aspiring musician. Better yet, it may be more accurate to say I am aspiring to be a musician. Oftentimes, I wish that I had started [...]