Monthly Archives: March 2014

Shame on You Mackenzie Dawson

Today, NY Post Contributing Editor, Mackenzie Dawson is basking in the love glow from millions of adoring moms following her tired little”working mom’s open letter”.  Never mind the fact that the whole “open letter” concept is both cheap and hackneyed, the … Continue reading

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The Waiting

poetry by Phil Benton Breath cut short with every turn, The blade’s relentless slither true. Scarlet ooze trails through the furrow, Shades of grey lie in the wake. Heart once blushing, warm in love’s glow, Cowers trembling, dreading the end. … Continue reading

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They Made Me Write This

Very early on in life we all learn a four letter word that will greatly impact the rest of our lives.  This simple word has the power to simultaneously motivate and control human behavior from cradle to the grave. Although … Continue reading

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Hi, My Name is Phil and I’m a……..

Presenting at last night’s Oscar ceremonies Robert DeNiro made the following observation on writers: “The mind of a writer can be a truly terrifying thing. Isolated, neurotic, caffeine-addled, crippled by procrastination and consumed by feelings of panic, self-loathing and soul-crushing … Continue reading

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poetry by Phil Benton Words to catch the sun’s first ray, Whispered prayers to mornings past; Future’s chance to right the fates, Of those that cry for days gone by. Words to hoist the sail of day, Joyful shouts to … Continue reading

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Long Way Home

There is a road, no simple highway, Between the dawn and the dark of night, And if you go no one may follow, That path is for your steps alone…Robert Hunter Sleet pellets, driven sideways by a stiff wind, pierce … Continue reading

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