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I’ll Always Have You WordPress

“No matter how much you run, no matter how hard you try, Death will find you and get what it wants. Death is the one thing that will not and can not be denied.” Like most children there are times where you have insurmountable challenges trying to fit in with all the different cliques in … Continue reading

6 Feet Under And Still Keeping Them Guessing

“The little boy nodded at the peony and the peony seemed to nod back. The little boy was neat, clean and pretty. The peony was unchaste, dishevelled as peonies must be, and at the height of its beauty. It was a significant moment, for it was Francis’s first conscious encounter with beauty – beauty that … Continue reading

Lest We Forget

A Tribute to a Veteran of Vietnam by Julie K. Weber-Torres is labelled as an ode to the heroism of a daughter’s father, but after reading I can’t help but be amazed by the compassion, resolve and love of a father’s daughter. When a parental figure has spent more time out of your life than … Continue reading

New Yorkers Are People Too

” ‘ What other bands were you with, hon?’ The tired ostrich spoke slowly.   ‘I was with The Fuck Yous, and before that I was with Spontaneous Inventions,’ I spontaneously invented. ‘I knew the Fuck Yous from the Bay Area about ten years ago,’ the acoustic guitarist mentioned. Aside from her seam of holes, … Continue reading

Love In Silence And Full Throat

“She died in my arms saying, “I don’t want to die.” That is what death is like. It doesn’t matter what uniforms the soldiers are wearing. It doesn’t matter how good the weapons are. I thought if everyone could see what I saw, we could never have war anymore.”  Children in books or movies that … Continue reading

A Novel Approach

“Without an author, a novel wouldn’t be written, but without a reader, a novel would have no effect. Without readers, novels can’t be. We don’t only read novels – we create them. A novel makes us laugh or cry, it gives us good or bad ideas and it enriches or impoverishes us. Characters, just as … Continue reading

An Atheist and an Angel Walk Into a Bar in the Afterlife… See What I Did There?

“The great painters and composers didn’t simply decide what beauty was. They discovered in their lives and devoted themselves to capturing it.” This is a millennial retelling of a popular 1980’s family comedy, but for the sake of subtleties let’s call this intergalactic religious odyssey Ransom & Corwin’s Excellent Meta-Physical Adventure. Together they travel through … Continue reading

Issued From Hell, Sent by Angels, or a Transcendence of Time?

“Some folks locked the doors of their hearts when they lost someone. Others kept the doors and the windows open, letting memory and love pass through freely. And maybe that was the way it was supposed to be, Harold thought.” It is easy to grasp the idea that the premise of the novel has a … Continue reading

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