I can already hear Sting singing the refrain. But what if this is the first of a hundred-million bottled messages? Perhaps the inter-connectivity social media platforms promised us has only further isolated us? Maybe we are all “castaways, looking for a home.” Will I open the bottle? Or […]
“the right to bear arms…” the fresh blood drying in the streets Congressional conjectures amidst empty coffers of wolves and sheep dogs … the choked-off trachea of a dead sheep “The sheep should have listened…” “Return the dog to the field…” inverted yield curves everyone to blame except […]
You weren’t supposed to know. Our adoptive parents received a business letter with a mistake, one that costs lawyers their livelihoods: my name “Jamie.” We shared one life from that moment: you, ever in the clear light of day; I, always in the shadows. Your life was my […]
a rest from #haiku See you tomorrow!
“Will I live to see my journey’s end?” –Metal Church, “Badlands” I have ascended the grassy knolls of gentle country hills. I have scambled up the rocks and slopes of jagged mountains. I have meandered wooded paths across roaring brooks and dried-out creekbeds. I have endured the blistering […]