Imagination

Broken Wing

In Belize, I saw a pelican with a broken wing, a pelican earth bound. It was made to soar the open skies. A being made to float on and in the air now glued to the ground. It’s eyes looked skyward longing for the freedom found in flight, tried to ascend but only one wing […]

The Greatest Agony

The Greatest Agony

There is no greater agony than a story untold. ~Maya Angelou Who are you? Who am I? Who are any of us but a series of stories, stories with many chapters replete with plots and subplots and unexpected twists and interventions by the three Moirai, the three fates? Episodes during which we felt abandoned by God […]

Bleeding Red Ink

Bleeding Red Ink

“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” ~Ernest Hemingway I like to write with different colors of ink. Thoughts flowing from my brain through my fountain pen onto unlined paper helping me discover who I am. Today’s color is a favorite. It’s called cayenne. To me, […]

Walking Art

She had a flower tattoo on her wrist; “What does that mean?” he asked her. “Absolutely nothing,” she said, “it’s just a flower.” ~C Joybell C It’s early morning in the city, the lull before the masses ascend from the dank subway, roll in on bicycles, or exit the buses for the work day. Jackhammers […]

The Sorrow of War: A Novel of North Vietnam by Bảo Ninh

The Sorrow of War: A Novel of North Vietnam by Bảo Ninh

Justice may have won, but cruelty, death, and inhuman violence have also won. ~Bảo Ninh, The Sorrow of War: A Novel of North Vietnam I picked up the book, The Sorrow of War: A Novel of North Vietnam, in my ongoing quest to read around the world, to read books not originally published in English, to […]

Cocoons

Cocoons

Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try. – Dr. Seuss The pressure builds until my hands, my body feels shaky. I lie in bed exhausted but am unable to enter the little death that replenishes because there are cymbals clashing. […]

Working Class Hero?

Working Class Hero?

There’s room at the top they’re telling you still But first you must learn how to smile as you kill If you want to be like the folks on the hill A working class hero is something to be A working class hero is something to be If you want to be a hero well […]

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