The idea that hatched my first novel had siblings. Three of them. It was like expecting a singleton child, and getting quads. The characters in this clip are actually the protagonists of the second book in the series, but this scene fairly picked up the proverbial […]
I muddle through, the poet that can’t quite rhyme, still buoyed by unmistakable inspirations – salty sweet, the cliche called “creative juices” fills me to overflowing and, overwhelmed, I try to sort intangibles into verbs and nouns for the pleasure of a passing patron to […]
bed and breath
I taste his
dusks and dawns,
Originally written May 2004. Thanks David Cohen for the lovely image.
The road was so seldom traveled, moss had grown into the old stone pavers. The scent of ripe earth hung heavy in the air, and no breeze stirred the understory plants bracketing the path. Morning sun slashed through openings in the forest canopy, bright beams shaping […]
farewell to the winter of a former life, this sea change arrives to renew and reawaken us in an elemental eruption of grace and light. burdens absolved, washed clean, baptized in the ebb tide of tender redemption. we are reborn inside each other, coiled together […]
morning’s blushing bride
arched low against the hazy horizon
she breathes heat
into the sky
to temporary memory,
dew into diamonds
When I decided to write my novel, I never considered trying to publish it under my real name. I work for a large tech company that has an extensive web presence, and I wanted to be able to blog freely and candidly. I want to […]
This past autumn, an interesting thing happened. Two magnificent characters revealed themselves to me, and they haven’t left me alone, relentlessly digging into my imagination. I haven’t been able to stop thinking about them, and every day, I learn new things about them. They have energized me, and re-ignited my love of fiction. I’ve rather began falling in love with both of them, and I’m going to tell their story.