Monthly Archives: August 2016

The Jungle

Fierce is the roar of the wounded beast Hungry are the jackals that rise to the sound    No quarter for the weak in this earthly hell Only blood marks the trail to death’s rusted door.   Daily Post Keyword: … Continue reading

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The Bridge (final edit)

Preface A couple of years back, I was sitting at Laguna Bob’s, an open-air bar on the bay side of South Padre Island, enjoying a cold beverage. From the deck, overlooking the Laguna Madre, one has a clear view of … Continue reading

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And the Point Is….

I’ve been a bit of a hermit lately. Summer’s racing to a close and I find myself, still, sitting in front of this gigantic monitor watching the words dance across the screen. Life…beauty…ugliness…pain…ecstasy…sorrow…hope…, all reduced to a font size and type. Such has … Continue reading

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Things I’m Learning

Honesty to others, A virtue in its right. Not the final goal I seek To self I set my sight.   Stoic is my nature, A strong and noble trait. Until I learn to show my flaws, True courage lies … Continue reading

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August 22, 1966

I awoke today a bit uninspired. No problem a bit of coffee won’t cure, right? Well, maybe not. Still, I’m committed to press (sorry) on. For the past three weeks, I’ve relied on the Daily Post “keyword” for inspiration. It’s served … Continue reading

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Mi Confesión

I’ve been feeling a bit of a fraud lately. Not in the deceitful sense, mind you; rather, my feeling stems from the way I view myself as an artist. I have a confession to make. I’ve never been too excited … Continue reading

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Lies

The signs were all there Subtle cues so easily ignored The phone so fiercely guarded Answers so casually vague   Working late again today So busy now with work Girlfriends not seen for years Going out for drinks   The … Continue reading

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