Tag Archives: literature

The Writing Life

Pen, referencing a glossary of soul, scratches out excess to clarify Eternity, finger-holds, tenuous at best, dignify the mount of a marvelously impossible task. Advertisements

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Review of Charles Bukowski

Review of Charles Bukowski’s Storm for the Living and the Dead, appearing in Riot Material. “Baby . . . I’m a genius but nobody knows it but me.” — Bukowski, Factotum As a bottom-feeding, hardscrabble Walt Whitman, Bukowski sang of himself, … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Time

Cover reveal for Once Upon a Time: Classic Fables Reimagined. I had the fun assignment of adapting fifteen classic fables, to be paired with the vintage illustrations of Paul Bransom (which originally appeared in the 1921 book, An Argosy of … Continue reading

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Raking the Dust, the Re-launch

Raking the Dust, my second novel, has officially been re-released. It is available in paper back for $19.99, and as a Kindle edition for $8.99. To order a copy, click here. Also, if you are a reviewer for a blog, magazine, … Continue reading

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Author Update

In giving my books a renewed lease on life (after my publisher abruptly went out of business last year) I will be independently re-releasing my first two novels, Broken Land, a Brooklyn Tale and Raking the Dust, through Amazon in … Continue reading

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William Faulkner

Moon turning blood-red, tides roiling, writer signs crosses to stand Time’s test, sound and fury bridled through carnal lightning and soil of pen.

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Tracks

Slowed to deepen tracks, devotion marks the way through– Time’s storied passage.

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Tropic of Cancer

To lance a staid form, with crab-claws bent on rupture– How masters shift course.

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Thomas Wolfe

Locomotive-brained, roar and let of angels blood– Tracks vetting heaven.

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Stranger

I pressed against the sun, slow lance of burning, while the other, at a distance, watches– benign indifference the stranger’s claim on his own life passing  

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