A couple weeks ago now I posted the first poem I'd written since forever, inspired by the Republican's assault on our Constitution and rule of law. I was encouraged to finish and post it after reading the following poem by Peter "Petey" Delacroix, a friend I met via the weekly Fark Writer's Thread. Petey is … Continue reading F. I. N. E.
The inspiration for this poem hit last week and I started writing it then. It is the first poem I've written in, literally, years, and it is most definitely a product of the current turmoil coming from President Bannon's pushing of White Nationalism on the nation. Plain, Plaid Dress A town, a city, a quiet suburb? … Continue reading Plain, Plaid Dress
No one expected the Singularity. A Singularity had certainly been postulated, discussed, and dissected ad infinitum, but this was different- it was real. It proved unequivocally that the observed was influenced by the observer, that Dark Energy was real, and that we were its progenitors. It was the darkness within us that fed it, creating a feedback loop … Continue reading The Inaugural Singularity
I woke up this morning from a vivid stress dream. I was in a burning, nearly destroyed city, trying to fight off German Panzers from the rubble of a collapsed building. They were supported by TIE Fighters in the sky, TIE Punishers to be exact, and I woke just as the Fascist forces overwhelmed me. I remember feeling … Continue reading Dream Interpretations
Brass Automaton, which I wrote with the inestimable Mark Gardner, is going to be published on Amazon this Tuesday! (With a paperback edition to follow too!) Believe me, I will update you when I have the details on both. And, while I have a lot to say about this, before I do, there’s some context … Continue reading From Writer to Author: Brass Automaton
Highlights, musings, and observations from my recent roadtrip twixt Portland and Medford and back: I watched a DC-3 climb out from Aurora and slowly climb to cruising altitude while banking off to the West. (Most likely headed to McMinnville?) Saw an Old School Biplane®, mayhaps a Waco or Stearman, advertising rides. And, rounding off the … Continue reading Roadtrippin’
Colin Kaepernick announced Friday that he is no longer standing for the national anthem in recognition of the marginalized groups still being oppressed within the US. It is a peaceful, personal protest, and is a stance very much embraced by our First Amendment. So, predictably, a lot of people lost their shit over it, and … Continue reading Colin Kaepernick