Tag Archives: Relationships

Ode to the Sunday Paper

Just in time for the weekend, folks…. Ode to the Sunday Paper One of my greatest pleasures is sitting down on Sunday morning cup of coffee in hand, once twice, three times refilled reading through every section of the newspaper, … Continue reading

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Bird Watch

Working on a new collection of poems, hope to be out in 2018.  This will be in it. Bird Watch On the bird watch in the valley Moving in groups One person’s eyes are another’s The man with the largest … Continue reading

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Here’s a new short story of mine called “Messaging,” up at Feminine Collective – “a journal in which “powerful women” (and a few good men) share their unfiltered, inspiring stories of daily life. Feminine Collective empowers women to carve their … Continue reading

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Don’t Touch My Ride

Found this pic from a trip to Stax, thought I’d take it somewhere, have some fun, and give a shout out to the great Isaac Hayes in the process.  Enjoy. Don’t Touch My Ride Don’t touch my ride They used … Continue reading

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Hello friends!  Recently I thought I’d try my hand at some Flash Fiction. It’s a good challenge, because you have to write super tight to tell a story in 50 ,100, or 300 words. Here’s a new piece, “Exactly”, that  … Continue reading

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Tennessee Vintage Baseball

The Turning Point Blue versus gray, brother versus brother At Chickamauga and Vicksburg, she remained In the car, as I scoured the fields of battle, Closed my eyes and traced the flight of the cannonball Into the future Under a … Continue reading

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Performance Art

When I teach at Watkins, I throw some Lorrie Moore at my students, from “Self-Help.”  She’s a brilliant writer; this book is all second person.  So, I give them the option of freewriting in second person.  It’s pretty difficult, really, … Continue reading

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