The Chosen One: Quotes and Notes

I don’t like people who use their faith as justification for doing what they know is wrong. --'Resident D’ump, 68th Annual National Prayer Breakfast, February 6, 2020. Researching and writing this article made me sick, like literally wanting to vomit, because of the content of the material I had to sift through. I still can’t believe... Continue Reading →

Quotes – The Blessings of Madness

Looks like someone’s had too much to think. --Captain Beefheart If you've come for inspiration you're too late, if you've come for the funeral you're too early. --Professor Joseph Dudley. Have you ever tried to convince someone that you're not crazy, Doc?  It's quite maddening, I assure you. --R. W. Hershey, "The Blessings of Madness," The... Continue Reading →

Quotes – Wisdom

DON'T MISTAKE LACK OF TALENT FOR GENIUS --TYPE O NEGATIVE WISDOM If you have a broken heart - you can’t pretend you don’t have a broken heart. --Ozzy Osborne You can't break a broken heart. --Daniel Johnston If you are annoyed at a thing, if you are tormented by someone who is acting within his... Continue Reading →

How To Describe Your Beauty?

This post combines elements of two of my books, Prodrome and The Twin. One of the weird little sub-plots in Prodrome, and there are many, is that the protagonist, Bruce, is in love with a portrait. This portrait hangs in his living room, and he speaks to it as though he's in a relationship with... Continue Reading →

Synesthesia – Red 45

Clue: First – backward then forward Last – forward then backward Pompous coward Monstrous ego Unstable madman Revolting persona Tyrannical fool Despotic greed Lecherous pervert Arrogant provocateur Nazi guru Obscene sadism Diseased dictatorship Oppressive authoritarianism Narcissistic fugu Abhorrent blasphemer Lecherous beast Delusional fraud Talentless fool Ruthless hysteria Unrestrained delusion Merciless psycho Perverted fiend

In Love for a Day

In Love for a Day It feels so good to be in love, even if it is for just one day. She wandered into my lonely space, seeking refuge from the din of swarming prattlers to join me for a moment of peace. Her name, two fluid syllables, bounced off my tongue as I repeated... Continue Reading →

Welcome Back

Welcome Back From death to life, the cycle feeds on air and earth, its famished needs. Skyward they rise, the Phoenix wings - as sun-fire laughs and raindrop sings. So in the haste of fleeting fumes, please stop to smell the roadside blooms.

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