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Halloween 382 Miles Away

Image by Andreas Lischka from Pixabay I drove back 382 miles and 39 years To what’s no longer a home. Searching for something.   I killed him years ago, But, we have unfinished business. The shovel is so cold to […]

Halloween 382 Miles Away

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Image by Andreas Lischka from Pixabay I drove back 382 miles and 39 years To what’s no longer a home. Searching for something.   I killed him years ago, But, we have unfinished business. The shovel is so cold to […]

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Reflections from the Brig : Kids Are Not Meant to Be Puzzles

Image by Dariusz Sankowski from Pixabay “Is that one over there peeking out?” I say, waving to a gunner. The dirt just under the toenail smiles at me. Or is

Brooklyn 2020

Derelict housing on 8th Street, Brooklyn (Photo by Jeremiah Hannon) If you need to get some cutlery sharpened, go down to the Grinding Company of America, across the Vietnam Veterans

Edgar Allan Poe’s Warnings Against Slavery

‘The utter impossibility of any one’s soul feeling itself inferior to another’ Six years ago I wrote an essay about Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) and his position as a writer

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Burn-In: Author Says AI May Be Edging World Closer to a Dystopian Future

Burn-In is a techno-thriller that follows the story of a hunt for a new kind of terrorist, through the streets of the Washington D.C. area. (Image by Pixabay) BALTIMORE --

Image by SEBASTIEN MARTY from Pixabay

Catchy

Wear cotton masks where'er you go stay miles away from strangers Wash hands til they turn cracked and red Report scofflaws to rangers Raid grocers shelves at 6 am make shopping trips a caper Buy

Roy Rogers, Dale Evans and Gabby Hayes publicity photo.

CONSARNIT! (Plotting My New Career in Westerns After COVID-19)

Roy Rogers, Dale Evans and Gabby Hayes in a publicity still. (Republic Pictures) GOWER GULTCH -- The mirror doesn’t lie. Nor does the bottom of a prospector’s pan. After more than

Barry and Stanley Livingston chow down in TV Dinners. (screenshot from My Three Sons)

TV Dinners: Child Stars Garnish Recipes With Recollections

Barry and Stanley Livingston "chow down" in TV Dinners. (screenshot from My Three Sons) If you grew up during the Golden Age of Television, chances are you can still recall

Old Leather

The dogwood I planted last year has sprouted darts, rocks piled on the side, boastful testaments, to pick and shovel, digging bar, Yes I did it labor.   Just across from the dogwood, the trunk of a neighbor, now gray and

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Locusts

Given time, every conversation ceases: perhaps someone has grasped the inevitable lurking beyond the reach of our words. Rocking gently, our heads nodding like branches burdened with fruit, we practice waiting for a reply. In

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