Welcome: Visitor
 Login to the site  Join the site

Odin Roark's Profile

Penname: Odin Roark
Country: United States
Web address: www.odinroark.com
Favorite book: Infinite Jest
Member type: Author
Member Since: Sep 13, 2006
Bio: Background in NY/LA entertainment and arts, Now Novelist/Poet/Humanist. Two novels published: ECHOSIS, 3 WAY MIRROR. Poems published in "Said and Unsaid" Vol 1. In 2012 - 2 volumes of my poetry were published: "Prosetry at Work," and "Perceptions" (The latter as photo/prosetry art book on Lulu) I am especially intrigued with prosetry and slam poetry artists, especially those who come across with sophisticated street cred and reveal both historical and contemporary philosophical influence. I always have and will continue to see myself as a student of behavior, intent on acquiring a respectable level of wisdom along the way. Of great influence is David Foster Wallace, Neruda, Camus, Zen and world history.

User Writings

Title/Name Date Ranking Reviews Type
Nov 1, 2006131159Novel

MIND PUPPETS by Odin Roark -- Where is that...

Feb 17, 200721675Novel

There's a doorway into the not-too-distant...

Sep 29, 200642314Novel

Terrorist, Nuri Azawa, conspiring on his...

Aug 8, 201017098Novel

After some additional nips and tucks, I hope...

Feb 22, 200943011Novel

Because I've received varying comments on the...

Nov 19, 20102227Poetry

When I first posted this, way back, I thought...

Aug 2, 201317575Poetry

We read a great deal about people living in...

Jan 18, 201424723Poetry

Perhaps each precious moment is truly all there...

Feb 14, 200717916Poetry

Because the other 364 days of the year we tend...

Oct 6, 20068719Poetry

You're either one of us, or you're not, right?

Feb 13, 20128917Poetry

For many, a muse is a fantasy. For this...

Aug 27, 201317205Poetry

With so many ways to cope with city life, one...

Nov 19, 201222214Poetry

Two years later. A prosetry exploration: Does...

Feb 14, 200941511Poetry

I find it interesting at times to bring to the...

Jul 20, 201023087Poetry

Experiences sometimes represent allegories long...

Mar 4, 20133018NewPoetry

So often we give too little acknowledgment to...

Feb 16, 201120644Poetry

Just a stream of thought regarding the...

Sep 19, 200632413Poetry

Falling down is common, from birth to old age....

Aug 16, 201015915Poetry

Misrepresentation kept slapping me in the face...

Sep 28, 200657011Poetry

When love is love until it isn't

Sep 26, 200630513Poetry

Thoughts on the cost of decisions.

Sep 30, 20068679Poetry

I normally don't approve of qualifying a poem,...

Oct 1, 20067519Poetry

On any given day, how do we ponder our lives?...

Oct 4, 200621067Poetry

As a departure from my norm, this is a Slam I...

Oct 9, 200627745Poetry

The fear of being hurt only clouds the light...

Oct 12, 20107849Poetry

It seems so easy to take for granted the...

Oct 13, 200618067Poetry

A minor indictment seeking to understand.

Oct 16, 200616949Poetry

The lament of time lost

Jun 18, 201060110Poetry

As Father's Day approaches, we who've tasted...

Aug 26, 201310356Poetry

It’s so easy to forget what we need while...

Oct 22, 200621566Poetry

A tribute to my muse as a sexagenarian defies...

Jul 19, 201251212Poetry

For all those who continue undaunted by other's...

Jun 2, 201310737Poetry

There’s an erosion taking place that is so...

Mar 27, 20126809Poetry

I seldom re-publish, but this poem first penned...

Dec 22, 201018813Poetry

As bells jingle through the next couple of...

May 12, 201214066Poetry

For the adult, when one’s mother is gone,...

Dec 31, 200611197Poetry

As 2007 approaches, how many of us have learned...

Feb 5, 200710848Poetry

Standing in a subway ushers many moments to act...

Feb 12, 201217314Poetry

With Valentine's Day upon us and its...

Mar 8, 201014315Poetry

The Academy Awards partially vindicated itself...

Mar 23, 200769010Poetry

An experiment in time and space, as seen...

Jan 1, 20095399Poetry

Expressing one's state of mind on this first...

Jan 12, 201114015Poetry

Finding myself struggling to ground some...

Mar 8, 200921414Poetry

Given continuous "same ol'" headlines, here are...

May 12, 201220914Poetry

With so much pressure to become the collective...

Dec 30, 201110616Poetry

As the 1st approaches, I’m left wondering:...

Oct 29, 201410626Poetry

Interesting how another birthday allows that...

Feb 17, 201110017Poetry

Remembering my grandmother as perhaps she...

Dec 20, 201010216Poetry

Some of the infinite sources that stoke the...

Sep 18, 200720086Poetry

Everybody has a past they either embrace or try...

Jan 7, 201326103Poetry

Time is truly a healer; its cost easily...

Mar 5, 200924795Poetry

After viewing the "pomposity" (thank you Mr....

Oct 27, 201118915Poetry

Denying one’s muse is not an option. Such...

Mar 4, 200929303Poetry

Before the country's back is completely broken...

Feb 8, 201324333Poetry

There is little we know, but horde. There is...

May 22, 201323555Poetry

It’s easy to forget love has many forms.

Mar 7, 201141811Poetry

Another year...another cycle. This morning's...

Mar 9, 201116195Poetry

Some believe we don’t find love, love finds...

Aug 2, 201116485Poetry

After a few weeks of intense reverie, respite...

Aug 29, 201012856Poetry

For some of us, spiritual rallies are but inept...

Oct 11, 201226503Poetry

For some, dreams remain the quintessential...

Jan 5, 201416475Poetry

Ironically, there’s much to be learned from...

Jan 29, 201323694Poetry

How unforeseen the evolution of chance, the...

Jan 25, 201326883Poetry

So much rhetoric re: “what our children will...

Aug 9, 200810877Poetry

Knowing this is far from a finished work, I...

Sep 8, 200827013Poetry

Was it all figured out in the time of Socrates?

Dec 24, 20133146NewPoetry

It’s that time of the year when many find the...

Jul 23, 200811457Poetry

For every disappointment, there is a lesson to...

Jul 23, 200812377Poetry

Thoughts as a Senator moves through foreign lands.

Jun 19, 201023113Poetry

Courage of thought is perhaps difficult for...

Mar 23, 20126768Poetry

Climbing some rock then a quick dip in the...

Apr 14, 201011826Poetry

Unlike long ago, today, digitized memories are...

Apr 16, 20108007Poetry

In the absence of sufficient legitimate...

Feb 6, 20105738Poetry

After years on the site, recalling the...

Jul 18, 20108997Poetry

A prosetry exploration: Does today's super...

Mar 14, 201013786Poetry

This came while thinking about how often we...

Jan 15, 200910307Poetry

Obama awaits in the wings. The question of...

Jul 13, 20109588Poetry

With today's headlines pounding us to be and...

Nov 5, 20088269Poetry

The election morning after is a humbling...

May 1, 201227083Poetry

An experience might convey artistic thought,...

Jan 27, 200914576Poetry

I was compelled on reading the CNN Breaking...

Mar 24, 201329513Poetry

Personifying "lonely" as a state of mind that...

Mar 23, 201023034Poetry

Put myself in a silly mood this morning trying...

Aug 12, 201111746Poetry

How it might be.

Dec 25, 200817585Poetry

Fortunately we'll never be without his essence.

Dec 6, 20109058Poetry

At the risk of sounding stuck on a theme,...

May 9, 201420494Poetry

It’s Sunday coming. From a grown up...

Jan 11, 200910697Poetry

Hopefully my thoughts for the innocent caught...

Feb 15, 20119677Poetry

In life’s quest for happiness, for some,...

Jan 13, 200948510Poetry

This is just a quick reflection for the day....

Aug 2, 201115305Poetry

Many would argue waking up is more than opening...

Jan 21, 20098688Poetry

Having an appreciation for the power of mirrors...

Mar 23, 20133330NewPoetry

There is always the risk we allow ourselves to...

Feb 17, 20098578Poetry

Being only able to imagine the loss sustained...

Mar 21, 20103193NewPoetry

The countdown of historical proportions stands...

Feb 19, 200914137Poetry

I guess I should first off beg some forgiveness...

Jul 28, 201236910Poetry

Last night, while inane entertainment held the...

Feb 28, 200914507Poetry

I'm sure we've all had such thoughts. Sharing...

Mar 3, 200923334Poetry

Having finished the rewrite on chapter 8 of...

Mar 16, 200941311Poetry

Another rant, but one that I hope spurs you on...

Mar 15, 20099567Poetry

Can we afford to only look ahead?

Mar 18, 200924954Poetry

Having read several poems on site regarding...

Aug 13, 201330153Poetry

Political will regarding global climate change...

Sep 27, 20113273NewPoetry

Bleak and not pretty. "Still waiting for a...

Mar 22, 201318136Poetry

With so much to contend with, why so much denial?

Apr 9, 201023014Poetry

Many would argue that the dichotomy of the...

Mar 21, 20098889Poetry

Surviving myself while growing up seems forever...

Sep 25, 201128163Poetry

It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the...

Sep 15, 201013266Poetry

Many things can be said about New York City,...

Mar 25, 20103119NewPoetry

While we wait out Financial Regulation Reform,...

Apr 10, 2009104212Poetry

To all who harbor angst at a distant past...

Jun 20, 20119867Poetry

Survival exercised in Life’s game of choice.

May 2, 201217655Poetry

To know oneself seems clear when we overcome...

Apr 23, 20095499Poetry

What started out as commentary, somehow evolved...

Apr 27, 200928474Poetry

If you've ever had a dream about family that...

May 9, 20149247Poetry

Mothering's complexity is just beginning to be...

Feb 3, 201221084Poetry

Some argue the writer is merely the conduit...

Mar 8, 20133429NewPoetry

Sotheby’s, that place where art seems to be...

May 3, 200919005Poetry

Why must the spoils of fame's fortune so often...

Aug 10, 20124529Poetry

One can only imagine what tomorrow will bring.

Apr 9, 20125459Poetry

To think for oneself might be the real “to be...

Aug 11, 20143250NewPoetry

The joy of thinking and creating rewards are...

Feb 16, 201323054Poetry

Listening to Nino Rota’s scores reminds me of...

Sep 19, 201116436Poetry

Having recently read a book of startling facts...

Mar 25, 201023424Poetry

-As further bubbles burst with Italy’s latest...

Sep 21, 201119446Poetry

Exploring the purpose and history of our hands...

Sep 26, 201011466Poetry

While listening to Phillip Glass’s The Hours,...

Jun 1, 200945810Poetry

With Holiday madness upon us once more, ever...

Apr 20, 201425413Poetry

Remaining optimistic in a chaotic society is...

Jun 3, 201231633Poetry

Taking a hard look around--will earth, with us...

Aug 11, 200911247Poetry

As I reflect on poets and story tellers from...

May 14, 201017055Poetry

Given the disaster of the Gulf Coast, the...

Jul 22, 201018115Poetry

“One? of anything continues to be...

Nov 11, 201117315Poetry

Everyone has a favorite time of the day. For...

Dec 20, 20133426NewPoetry

Not one to purposely preach a better way, but...

Nov 25, 20109928Poetry

On the November day when many give thanks for...

Mar 2, 201011636Poetry

On the eve of several of the most important...

Apr 24, 201318635Poetry

“Nothing is more wretched than the mind of a...

Apr 11, 201220744Poetry

Focusing on upcoming events, mainly the college...

Jun 2, 201220155Poetry

After reading Mary Ruefle’s essay “On...

Aug 6, 201110186Poetry

Trying to stay abreast of the daily global...

Jan 19, 20129627Poetry

In the reverie of Birdland clubs everywhere,...

Dec 19, 20133005NewPoetry

Sometimes, one just has to resurrect the great,...

May 29, 201221915Poetry

As parents gather to witness the college...

Apr 28, 20143444NewPoetry

With all our sentient ability, vacuuming our...

Feb 12, 20135328Poetry

It's that time of the year, and like...

Dec 6, 201125463Poetry

As our troops leave one battle zone and return...

Mar 17, 201215845Poetry

- For most queries there are variant answers....

Aug 20, 201325263Poetry

Taking a pause to give respect where respect is...

Mar 18, 201017685Poetry

Being a long time follower of independent...

Mar 5, 20128098Poetry

We know little of simple creation, this genesis...

Feb 2, 201112336Poetry

As Syria, Tunisia and Egypt carry on their...

May 29, 20139178Poetry

At times, compassion seems to be in rare supply.

May 30, 20123086NewPoetry

While the headlines report inhuman atrocities,...

Oct 16, 20136708Poetry

As our broom-stick holiday comes once again,...

Mar 2, 201319034Poetry

How futile the attempt of many to find...

Dec 14, 201121454Poetry

Dealing with distance, I’m reminded that this...

Aug 9, 201123953Poetry

Even as the editing process of Echosis seems...

Mar 9, 20133428NewPoetry

How slave-like we struggle against such...

Sep 5, 201124063Poetry

The week ahead promises this country storms of...

May 14, 201325314Poetry

With camera in hand, burial grounds of youthful...

Aug 1, 20109188Poetry

As much as technology and modern living often...

Mar 7, 20133017NewPoetry

Central Park remains its usual casual “run...

Aug 17, 20123438NewPoetry

Friendship in a friendless city.

May 24, 201220094Poetry

A daily awakening asks much of us. How much...

Feb 10, 201223234Poetry

Having explored some gravesites this past week...

Apr 7, 201319774Poetry

Reworking the original posting, the following...

Dec 18, 201012696Poetry

Seems this time of year either becomes a moment...

May 24, 201115186Poetry

Just a sharing of one person’s perception....

Mar 19, 201115115Poetry

As a no-fly zone hearkens to a repetition of...

Dec 12, 20096628Poetry

Sometimes, the headlines become overwhelming...

Mar 31, 20117757Poetry

Ever notice how difficult it is to find a...

May 1, 20105079Poetry

Climbing mountains sometimes creates experience...

Aug 17, 201036710Poetry

As the Right peddles their nonsensical...

Jan 13, 20115478Poetry

- What started out as a simple comment took on...

Jan 2, 201014566Poetry

What does the mirror truly reflect?

Sep 9, 201022585Poetry

Even though we celebrate Halloween but once a...

Jan 18, 20109307Poetry

Acknowledgment for those who recently paused a...

Nov 25, 201119504Poetry

Thanksgiving cleanup time allows thinking...

Dec 18, 20133411NewPoetry

Sometimes it’s so apparent how bull-headed...

Mar 10, 201013227Poetry

For all of you whose gardening fingers...

Feb 11, 20107408Poetry

Reading some of your work today left me...

Nov 17, 201027512Poetry

With so much continued emphasis being placed by...

Aug 7, 201117975Poetry

For those of us relying on language as...

Feb 26, 201013287Poetry

After watching a short editorial comment on TV...

Feb 28, 20108218Poetry

Ever notice how melancholy sneaks up on us?...

Nov 25, 20106978Poetry

Not much of a poem; More of a prosetry purge...

Sep 2, 20133064NewPoetry

A writer’s need to overcome fear is not...

Mar 12, 201012897Poetry

As the prologue to my novel Mind Puppets, I am...

Mar 16, 201018375Poetry

While thinking about the capacities we have to...

Mar 18, 20108208Poetry

Some days are full of more questions than can...

Mar 20, 20105989Poetry

My muse nudges me from time to time to lighten...

Mar 23, 20108907Poetry

While reading some world news today, it...

Mar 24, 20105818Poetry

For all us delusional and...

Mar 27, 20107038Poetry

While recently re-reading of “Lucy’s Baby"...

Jun 25, 201241711Poetry

Having originally posted this back 2010, I find...

Mar 29, 201011738Poetry

Centuries before New Agers, quiet understanding...

Mar 30, 201014267Poetry

As some called militia train hard to take down...

Apr 8, 201021324Poetry

As I read of rail-travel's levitational future,...

Mar 12, 201329773Poetry

The other kind of sleeping state.

Sep 23, 201013636Poetry

After reading a Times article re: Kafka’s...

Apr 13, 201028612Poetry

This is what happens when one realizes there is...

Apr 18, 20109747Poetry

When one thinks about it, tears of laughter can...

Apr 20, 201038010Poetry

Hopefully, this play on memories, observed...

Apr 24, 201011297Poetry

A new Arizona law making the profiling of...

Apr 26, 201023314Poetry

Are dreams but reminders that nothing ends...

Apr 26, 201025324Poetry

An exchange with Berkey is to surrender one’s...

Apr 2, 201321385Poetry

Ernest Hemingway celebrated the art and...

Apr 27, 201030204Poetry

The young among us wish for time to speed up,...

Sep 15, 20133009NewPoetry

To know oneself will always present a challenge.

May 5, 201017026Poetry

I find it interesting how experiences of the...

Apr 24, 20118739Poetry

The Bradbury Building in downtown Los Angeles...

May 7, 201033413Poetry

If, like me, you have those unexplainable...

Apr 17, 20143530NewPoetry

Observing our surroundings, we often consider...

Mar 19, 201322024Poetry

There is a childlike quality of creation that...

Dec 30, 201018912Poetry

As the universe archives another 365 days, the...

May 14, 201021144Poetry

While we wait out Financial Regulation Reform,...

May 16, 201026012Poetry

For some of us, simple beginnings elude our...

Nov 12, 201010067Poetry

The duality of inside and outside one’s...

Apr 29, 201213706Poetry

Closure of family disappointment, hurt, loss...

May 21, 201016875Poetry

As "Writer sans Name" attempted to explore,...

May 23, 201023484Poetry

It’s Sunday…time for court.

Sep 22, 20116798Poetry

To many, last night’s execution was just a...

Dec 17, 20133004NewPoetry

There are many ways to celebrate life, or...

May 26, 201022414Poetry

Revisiting Campbell McGrath’s writings, some...

Jan 5, 20143374NewPoetry

Everyone seeks it. Many think it is something...

Nov 20, 201123104Poetry

Okay, yes, it is difficult at times to not be...

May 24, 20129898Poetry

To loved ones who know and feel Memorial Day,...

May 16, 20133159NewPoetry

Accepting we create our own reality is often a...

Jun 3, 201016937Poetry

As I complete the polish on my novel, Echosis,...

Jun 4, 201014867Poetry

The events of late arrest wonderment at our...

Jun 6, 201049410Poetry

With trying to makes ends meet on the minds of...

Jun 6, 201021624Poetry

Just another morning for us humanists. “The...

Jun 10, 20106948Poetry

(updated 11/17/12) - With BP's settlement,...

Dec 17, 20132985NewPoetry

Interesting how our senses never forget.

Apr 2, 201112536Poetry

Is the conundrum of love endless? Another...

Jun 12, 20105189Poetry

Some think that love is reserved for the young....

Jun 17, 20104759Poetry

As Father’s Day approaches, try as we may,...

Jun 22, 201017785Poetry

We all have reflections we pass by, while some...

Jun 23, 201025333Poetry

Awakening from surreal dreams can make hell the...

Jun 25, 20108948Poetry

My rewrites of Echosis challenge not only...

Jun 26, 20108318Poetry

For the tenacious, answers eventually surface,...

Jun 28, 201045010Poetry

Why do we write? A poet on the site commented...

Jul 1, 201016765Poetry

As the long 4th of July weekend swoops down on...

Feb 25, 201225893Poetry

Every life, whether as mountain climber, or...

Jul 4, 201019625Poetry

As fireworks light up the sky tonight, what...

Oct 22, 20113177NewPoetry

In John Steinbeck’s Salinas Valley, the...

Sep 2, 201219113Poetry

Nothing like a Holiday weekend coming up to...

Apr 18, 20143420NewPoetry

Man has invented a lot, but some things could...

Jul 8, 201059610Poetry

Finding peace amidst the chaos is but one of...

Oct 19, 201327863Poetry

Whether it be a love, business or political...

Aug 12, 201021854Poetry

Love knows not, save an understanding of hate....

Jul 12, 201018215Poetry

Partnerships in life require more focus and...

Jun 20, 201218465Poetry

Battlefields know no boundaries, no mental...

Dec 24, 201327883Poetry

Holiday time deserves some experiment, given...

Jul 13, 201015475Poetry

Some things seems imponderable…until...

Jul 24, 201025811Poetry

After reading A New Man by skeptikoi, I was...

Dec 22, 201319654Poetry

One’s golden years are full of epiphanies.

Jul 27, 201011558Poetry

Meant neither to preach, or to suggest a...

Sep 14, 20133008NewPoetry

On this upcoming anniversary, may we never...

Jul 29, 201011668Poetry

Browsing through the back-story for one of the...

Aug 1, 201026814Poetry

Unemployment windows are bad enough, but for...

Oct 9, 201052511Poetry

As my favorite season sets in, I couldn’t...

Aug 7, 201021704Poetry

I often think we don’t celebrate imperfection...

Aug 10, 201016377Poetry

Experimenting with this one. Don't know if its...

Aug 14, 201023125Poetry

As “reform? in most every corner begs...

Jul 22, 20143080NewPoetry

When life feels too complicated, reminisce over...

Aug 21, 201018525Poetry

How a poet perceives his or her surroundings...

Aug 23, 201010677Poetry

The oneness of Nature seems so...

Oct 27, 20107118Poetry

As Election Tues approaches, these few words...

Oct 17, 201320834Poetry

A prosetry exercise in nonsense… for some.

Jan 13, 20123048NewPoetry

The Modern Jazz Quartet may be foreign to some...

Sep 3, 20109067Poetry

Maintaining curiosity and a desire to learn is...

Jun 14, 201229512Poetry

There are some of us capable of seeing and some...

Sep 4, 201017036Poetry

Let the nonsense continue. Even though there's...

Sep 5, 20107538Poetry

For those who climb, or even take on a...

Nov 18, 201122666Poetry

– Occupy Wall Street might be a mere calm...

Sep 11, 201017255Poetry

After watching a succession of images on You...

Oct 14, 201213613Poetry

Final 2012 debates are on the horizon. One’s...

Sep 12, 201021814Poetry

That which we resist, persists.

Sep 18, 201015266Poetry

Reflection sometimes flows like a movie, while...

Nov 23, 201115535Poetry

This Thanksgiving, I’m remembering the last...

May 10, 20143489NewPoetry

Some might say this coming day an inopportune...

Nov 27, 20109887Poetry

11/27/10 - Last of a reflective "growing...

Dec 15, 201226110Poetry

A survivalist's dilemma argues: at day's end, a...

Mar 7, 201219094Poetry

One might argue one’s choice of writing...

Apr 22, 201221764Poetry

Birth of another kind is around the corner....

Jun 17, 201214814Poetry

On this Father's Day, amidst my reverie,...

Dec 5, 201121884Poetry

How often we become aware (or coerced) and buy...

Mar 13, 201210916Poetry

Sometimes, we have to take score… we are so...

Apr 30, 201229243Poetry

Many would argue that discovering who we really...

Jan 13, 201211937Poetry

Ah, politics. Wouldn’t be grand if all of...

Dec 29, 20107678Poetry

Another perspective on the conundrum of...

Jun 17, 201126423Poetry

A continuation of remembrances this week end,...

Sep 27, 20123151NewPoetry

Another day in Syria as: CBS - “ Opposition...

Aug 7, 201125003Poetry

Recent scientific discoveries suggesting water...

Feb 22, 201315706Poetry

With so many ideas worth personifying, the...

Nov 14, 201023311Poetry

There are times when snapshots of one’s past...

Apr 12, 201222695Poetry

We sometimes work so hard to create definition...

Apr 5, 20123042NewPoetry

Might defining the poet merely state the obvious?

Jan 13, 201221794Poetry

For many, youth’s memories become...

Nov 21, 20104959Poetry

Lessons learned years ago just came to the...

Oct 25, 201118425Poetry

Try as we might to hold firm, change is...

Dec 2, 201018455Poetry

I sometimes focus on how well off I am, having...

Dec 2, 201017495Poetry

Images of power wielded over us are so...

Dec 3, 20109038Poetry

With Holiday madness upon us once more, I...

Dec 4, 201074310Poetry

Try as I might, it's difficult to stay focused...

Jul 13, 20143393NewPoetry

We’ve all created chapter entries worth...

Dec 23, 201023974Poetry

Not wanting to appear as a hog for space here,...

Dec 26, 201016956Poetry

12/26/10 - The day after…even though my own...

Nov 25, 201212366Poetry

As that time of the year approaches, paternal...

May 28, 201225513Poetry

After watching a “Prometheus” trailer, I...

Jan 4, 201117725Poetry

For many of us, the blank screen or page is a...

Jan 5, 201119835Poetry

Yes, free speech and persuasive argumentation...

Aug 27, 201113256Poetry

Whether in relationships, business, or...

May 6, 201424193Poetry

To look around seems to reveal an ever-present...

Feb 2, 201212236Poetry

One of my reviewers wondered if I ever just...

Jan 8, 20114389Poetry

Watching an old Playhouse 90 production last...

Jan 11, 201130733Poetry

1/11/11 - Today’s date arrested a focus on...

Aug 19, 201117305Poetry

Another exploration into the word that...

Jan 15, 20116118Poetry

A dedication to the modern element charting our...

Jan 17, 20115369Poetry

Sometimes a work of art can take one to...

Apr 7, 201210967Poetry

The language of the unspoken conjures up worlds...

Jan 20, 201114765Poetry

Having had to look up the title of my poem as a...

Feb 10, 201110097Poetry

Does the analogy support the premise that...

Jul 31, 201113886Poetry

Lean focus, like the hunger needs of many,...

Nov 26, 20137897Poetry

A climber’s heart and mind is seldom...

Jan 30, 20119517Poetry

Do we find love, or does love find us?

Feb 5, 20116848Poetry

People have been playing marbles and...

Feb 8, 201121214Poetry

Perhaps it is the insistence of immediate...

Aug 3, 20113085NewPoetry

Looking around, it seems so easy for some to...

Feb 9, 201120412Poetry

Would appreciate comments as to whether this...

Feb 13, 201111914Poetry

I would appreciate knowing if this experiment...

Feb 19, 20118138Poetry

Rummaging through my desk drawer, I realized...

Jul 12, 201125111Poetry

It wasn't long ago we witnessed the familiar...

Apr 6, 201227712Poetry

In light of some 2012 "reading" statistics I...

Oct 1, 20128248Poetry

The exponential speed of evolution and...

Feb 26, 201125363Poetry

Man seems to be exercising more of its...

Mar 2, 201119075Poetry

This is an attempt to settle some disturbing...

Mar 4, 20113458NewPoetry

Decisions, opinions, arguments abound amidst an...

Mar 5, 201126673Poetry

Mirroring the headline's conundrum of freedom...

Jan 17, 20143467NewPoetry

Remembering the scam of soul measurement, I...

Dec 31, 201325663Poetry

More reflections on how the last year, and...

Apr 27, 201223274Poetry

Dare we hope for a day when the ratings-hungry...

Oct 17, 201117245Poetry

2:00 AM in Times Square

Mar 17, 201119884Poetry

Dedicated to those of us believing the universe...

Mar 4, 201228334Poetry

Loves attempt to preserve itself sometimes goes...

Mar 28, 201126063Poetry

Sometimes events take time to be realized fully.

Apr 4, 201124373Poetry

Changes present renewed forevers…hopefully...

Jan 21, 20143525NewPoetry

Might life’s purpose be to live out one’s...

Apr 5, 201114535Poetry

Today’s spring waltz of colors bursting...

Apr 10, 201113946Poetry

The world does change, albeit slower than...

Jun 20, 201119805Poetry

Monday morning. Back to the media’s normal...

Oct 31, 201324393Poetry

One’s lament is often of enigmatic proportions.

Apr 14, 201122994Poetry

While preparing pages for Occam’s Legacy,...

Aug 5, 201113276Poetry

As poets, we tend to find multiple meanings and...

Dec 31, 201327573Poetry

Latest survey only confirms what has existed...

Apr 21, 201121174Poetry

“Why can’t we all get along…” a...

Jan 21, 20143425NewPoetry

To reflect without a mirror leaves little room...

May 26, 201329253Poetry

Nature never promised us a rose garden. We...

Apr 16, 201226474Poetry

For some, exploration suggests there is no end,...

Apr 30, 201114646Poetry

A few thoughts on Man’s greatest invention.

Jan 21, 201322144Poetry

To meditate on the power of quiet reveals the...

May 3, 20113067NewPoetry

With or without the existence of Bin Laden, the...

May 4, 201125613Poetry

The day honoring mothers is close at hand...a...

Apr 21, 201425933Poetry

A surreal consideration of the few sureties in...

Mar 16, 201326313Poetry

Might we have a distorted view of wisdom?

May 7, 20117579Poetry

How contingent is the future on our past?

Apr 20, 201226923Poetry

First written in 2009, this personification,...

Jun 1, 20137209Poetry

Some would argue, personal reality is first a...

Sep 26, 201220584Poetry

After years of a society’s focus on what we...

May 10, 201125923Poetry

With rare exception, the top stories in the...

Aug 9, 201321154Poetry

Appreciating what we have over what we desire...

May 11, 201117136Poetry

Just a contemplation on the way we create our...

May 22, 201331833Poetry

After reading Thomas Friedman’s op-ed today...

Apr 15, 20123222NewPoetry

There are dreams, and there are dreams.

May 14, 201116846Poetry

Awakening before first light with one’s...

Mar 10, 201213713Poetry

Maybe we blame memory’s toll on years, but...

Mar 18, 20123122NewPoetry

There are times when mistakes seem so obvious,...

May 19, 201122711Poetry

– For writers, the war never ends, even as...

Dec 26, 201120954Poetry

Ah, the day after Christmas. You know, that...

May 22, 20113200NewPoetry

I can’t live the life of the rich and...

May 23, 201129283Poetry

The previously posted GLITTER TREE MILESTONES...

Apr 24, 201227993Poetry

Sometimes the world leaves consciousness no...

Nov 4, 201312286Poetry

Sometimes it’s easy to forget the priceless...

Oct 30, 201325813Poetry

We’ve all known one that could, but didn’t....

May 26, 201113906Poetry

We've all journeyed into the writer's...

Oct 30, 20133142NewPoetry

The oneness of all remains most people’s...

May 24, 201310816Poetry

As this holiday weekend begins, it’s easy to...

Mar 4, 201212676Poetry

The notice is brief. The impression lingers.

May 29, 20116428Poetry

After his recent passing, I needed to revisit...

Sep 12, 201124043Poetry

How ephemeral and timid at times, this thing...

Aug 4, 20113062NewPoetry

Cosmetic alterations of seemingly all body...

Jun 2, 201112948Poetry

Trusting is difficult. Promises start young,...

Jun 4, 2011111510Poetry

Sometimes, you get really pissed at beasts...

Jun 25, 201222635Poetry

With so many distorted versions of what love...

Nov 15, 201113836Poetry

Whether it's redistribution of wealth,...

Jun 8, 201122954Poetry

Just a simple reminder that experience...

Apr 22, 20143195NewPoetry

One has to wonder: Is feigning the act of...

Aug 25, 201120694Poetry

Just a quiet exploration of philosophy's many...

Jun 12, 20119337Poetry

Why does it seem conscience and aspirant truth...

Feb 27, 201229343Poetry

Whether in the wintery mountains of...

Jun 13, 201116755Poetry

While listening to the opening theme of...

May 9, 20143534NewPoetry

Perhaps the only armament left in our climate...

Dec 27, 20129716Poetry

Banyan trees tell infinity’s tale--to all who...

Jul 4, 201319644Poetry

In a world that makes war over what a few think...

Apr 8, 201324983Poetry

Seems the objects of early security follow us...

Apr 19, 201230823Poetry

Insomnia has many remedies, but few cures.

Jul 8, 201128043Poetry

Trying to make sense of it all sometimes...

Jul 9, 201117395Poetry

Some would argue there are as many ways to...

Mar 1, 20143108NewPoetry

Little chance rock, paper, scissors will turn...

Mar 16, 201219364Poetry

The “whys” of our journey seem unknowable...

Jul 15, 201117345Poetry

The cyclic nature of existence has many...

Apr 26, 20123446NewPoetry

We sometimes dismiss inanimate objects as dead....

May 31, 201315466Poetry

How soon before this too will join the annals...

Jul 18, 201113756Poetry

Recalling abstracts of a father’s love...

Apr 13, 20123039NewPoetry

A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to...

Jul 24, 201116705Poetry

Aurora is but another reminder that it is not...

May 4, 201228083Poetry

With so much death in the world, one is...

Jul 13, 20143182NewPoetry

Élan vital, (vital force) a philosophical...

Jul 26, 201113765Poetry

Sometimes the only solace for dealing with the...

Jul 27, 20119357Poetry

For some of us, influences of the survival...

Jul 29, 201121864Poetry

Sometimes attempting to stay “well read”...

Jul 30, 201121684Poetry

Because Time never stays idle, there’s always...

Jul 30, 20118517Poetry

If only we could see the storms coming....

Dec 29, 201211976Poetry

On the eve of Inequality's Hubris Cliff, some...

May 26, 201223214Poetry

We memorialize, but we can only imagine what...

Aug 14, 201119244Poetry

“We are all one” is an often cliché way to...

Aug 14, 20113063NewPoetry

With so much hot air being exhaled on us by...

Oct 8, 20126537Poetry

Today, with so much distraction clamoring for...

Aug 15, 201119844Poetry

Lest we forget, we legislate permits,...

Apr 4, 201218804Poetry

Attempting to hold we are all one begs the...

May 30, 201327634Poetry

Illusions control more of our lives than we admit.

Jan 21, 20134769Poetry

On this Inauguration Day.

Aug 17, 201124103Poetry

As Somalia threatens a repeat of Darfur, and...

Aug 18, 201126393Poetry

Surreal as it might be, does matter know any end?

Aug 20, 201123574Poetry

A poem a day proves good exercise, but oh the...

Aug 21, 201118984Poetry

It’s Sunday morning and immersion into the NY...

Aug 22, 201114475Poetry

On a hot August day, one’s mind wanders to...

Aug 22, 201118254Poetry

Reading an article on the film “The Tree of...

Sep 16, 201122504Poetry

Small moments can transform enormous needs.

Oct 8, 201126143Poetry

Can we afford to be content with answers, when...

Aug 23, 20117317Poetry

Dreams know day and night, but often hide in...

May 27, 201229193Poetry

I’m forever perplexed by the number of people...

Feb 28, 201321224Poetry

How many of us know of real survival?

Apr 17, 201224924Poetry

There are so many means of toxic contamination...

Aug 29, 201118994Poetry

For those in a large city, imagination can seem...

Apr 2, 20123045NewPoetry

To look around one can’t help but wonder...

Aug 30, 201111506Poetry

Many years ago in NYC, for a class assignment,...

Sep 1, 20113103NewPoetry

Chance and safety comes in many sizes.

Aug 19, 20138548Poetry

Having photographed a boat’s perseverance to...

Sep 2, 201125833Poetry

This morning's scathing editorial in the NY...

Sep 2, 20113079NewPoetry

At the risk of seeming to try and explain a...

Oct 23, 201127603Poetry

It was a very good year, and for me the glass...

Apr 8, 20123088NewPoetry

Today brought the news that an icon of...

Nov 30, 201321714Poetry

Perhaps diligent attention to detail can take...

Sep 6, 201119144Poetry

Attempting to define the essence of life's...

Dec 31, 201321674Poetry

Recently I was witness to a homeless man...

Apr 21, 20123518NewPoetry

Seems not a day goes by that we’re not...

Sep 9, 201124053Poetry

Being ruled by and being led by…how different...

Sep 9, 201120754Poetry

Antagonism knows no single master, and even...

Sep 10, 201114395Poetry

Love can make pondering the imponderable worth...

Sep 11, 201110706Poetry

Sorrow spells ratings. The media says so…...

Sep 13, 201118894Poetry

When does vicarious living reach its tipping...

Apr 28, 201220454Poetry

We sometimes long for travel to pacify...

Sep 14, 201115915Poetry

When one stops to consider, Main Streets are...

Sep 14, 201115085Poetry

Memories of parents in retirement homes. On...

Sep 15, 201125083Poetry

The recycling of self, like evolution, results...

Sep 16, 201118145Poetry

Try as we might, as writers, we can never fully...

Aug 4, 201332204Poetry

To be blinded by want is to make more distant...

Oct 11, 201122204Poetry

The affliction of greedy monetary ambition...

Sep 17, 201119764Poetry

Awakening on fire begs grounding.

Apr 6, 201321494Poetry

A simple ode to the many aged New Yorkers with...

May 6, 201225674Poetry

The Hypnopompic state of sleep (that period of...

Apr 25, 201224593Poetry

Today, it is difficult to be only concerned...

Sep 29, 201119045Poetry

Emily Dickenson’s “Because I could Not Stop...

Apr 3, 201324323Poetry

We sometimes forget to be thankful for what we...

Feb 16, 201322045Poetry

Most of us know how difficult it is during...

Oct 1, 201112117Poetry

Finding peace is rare in contemporary life. In...

Apr 9, 20123040NewPoetry

Exploring unique avenues of consciousness often...

Oct 23, 201125224Poetry

“Thankfulness” for what one has is...

Oct 3, 20113057NewPoetry

One can only hope that Khalil Ibrahim’s...

Oct 3, 201120794Poetry

At one time or another, we’ve all felt the...

Oct 5, 201110786Poetry

Change can never be stopped, try as some might....

Oct 7, 201126083Poetry

Everyday reports of war seemingly everywhere...

Oct 9, 201129410Poetry

Some mornings, it’s impossible to avoid...

Apr 25, 201324883Poetry

The continuum knows nothing of endings.

Apr 23, 201218305Poetry

There are certain jobs/environments that breed...

Oct 13, 201115075Poetry

Notes sometimes carry long messages.

Oct 13, 20118347Poetry

It’s difficult to imagine the suffering...

Oct 13, 201125523Poetry

Regardless of the years, the simple gifts come...

Oct 14, 201121104Poetry

Everyone in NY makes of life what is available....

Oct 15, 201110287Poetry

Reading today's news, it's obvious, "Occupy...

Oct 16, 201117835Poetry

From my novel in-progress, “Occam’s...

Mar 1, 201420534Poetry

How much of learning’s innocence can we...

Oct 19, 20118808Poetry

Some days you have only yesterdays

Mar 31, 20132998NewPoetry

Having posted a version of this back on...

Nov 1, 201126963Poetry

“Go on, believe! It does no harm. Believing...

Nov 3, 201110537Poetry

Exploration into a societal malaise that, like...

Jun 25, 20123309NewPoetry

With politics, it’s getting harder and harder...

Nov 8, 201112486Poetry

Often, layered meanings come from unexpected...

Apr 9, 201317085Poetry

Be Here Now, Be In the Moment, Be Who You...

May 19, 201319055Poetry

Considering mortality.

May 13, 201213576Poetry

With wincing at clichés such as “Wake up and...

Dec 17, 201123684Poetry

The two dimensional world of words on paper...

Nov 12, 201115225Poetry

This is but an experiment addressing what...

Nov 13, 201120434Poetry

Some rewards know not age, remaining young...

Apr 11, 20123019NewPoetry

Reflecting on what one’s been taught often...

Mar 6, 201216315Poetry

With all the fear mongering attempts to control...

Nov 17, 20113149NewPoetry

Sometimes after a somber night of disturbing...

May 28, 201330553Poetry

Seems no amount of awareness is enough.

Nov 20, 20113450NewPoetry

A boy’s first exposure to a mausoleum never...

Dec 6, 201125494Poetry

The media lens that continually bombards our...

Dec 7, 201127043Poetry

Ironically, it frequently takes errors to make...

Dec 9, 201125343Poetry

In an effort to stay informed, it seems our...

May 29, 201321694Poetry

Looking to fuse some additional levity into my...

Dec 10, 201126344Poetry

In spite of life’s daily reminders of...

Dec 11, 201112627Poetry

Some might argue creating is only as good as...

Dec 14, 201119545Poetry

Catching up on some arias lately, I stumbled...

Dec 15, 201121204Poetry

This week, the war in Iraq officially ended....

Dec 17, 20116588Poetry

In these political times, getting the facts is...

May 3, 201419984Poetry

With the noise factor of global unrest...

Dec 22, 20113206NewPoetry

Having just finished reading “Revolution...

Dec 24, 201117116Poetry

With science proving still further of...

Dec 27, 201114785Poetry

Fascinating how many elements of nature provide...

Feb 24, 201327143Poetry

How many of us seek our own freedom? How many...

Dec 28, 201127373Poetry

Remembering poignant days of loft living in...

May 2, 20143002NewPoetry

Today’s announced 6.3% unemployment comes...

Jan 1, 201222115Poetry

As the new year begins, many, parroting...

Apr 30, 201425433Poetry

Everyone suffers loss, and every loss has a...

Apr 29, 20143397NewPoetry

Seems everyday headlines keep reminding us that...

Jan 3, 201220385Poetry

At times, it’s surprising to realize how much...

Jun 9, 201210217Poetry

Exploring process.

Jan 3, 201211706Poetry

As we grow, we see ourselves in different...

Jan 5, 201220286Poetry

Parable as a healing closure for those of us...

Jan 8, 201224123Poetry

We are all creative, an energy imploring us to...

Jan 11, 20129478Poetry

There are so many signs often ignored in our...

Jan 10, 201216235Poetry

Just a surge of appreciation searching for some...

Mar 31, 20123044NewPoetry

Is it possible we too seldom take score and...

Jan 12, 201215166Poetry

Reading about the urination on bodies in...

Jan 14, 201217865Poetry

There are everyday people and some philosophers...

Aug 17, 201327533Poetry

And what of expiration as transition?

Feb 10, 20123230NewPoetry

Thinking about a friend of mine evoked this...

Jan 16, 201210867Poetry

For me, having spent considerable time with my...

Apr 26, 201416445Poetry

A prosetry tribute to all who live similar...

Jan 17, 201228733Poetry

Personifying other forms of love give rise to...

Jan 17, 20123336NewPoetry

Reading a book of profound meaning can be...

Jan 20, 201210596Poetry

The community of friends becomes small in the...

Jan 21, 201220994Poetry

As a writer, and with Sonny's erudite...

Feb 21, 201226073Poetry

The joy of thinking and the rewards of such...

Jan 31, 201324454Poetry

Writers often belong to families who forget or...

Jan 22, 20123313NewPoetry

What’re you gonna do. It’s playoff time.

Jan 23, 201220545Poetry

Try as we might, the artistic process remains...

Jan 29, 201221954Poetry

The circus backdrop of Newley’s “Stop the...

Dec 21, 20133185NewPoetry

It’s that time of year when our spirit’s...

Jan 25, 201210976Poetry

After last night’s State of the Union...

Jan 27, 201422964Poetry

How much screen time might it take to awaken...

Jan 26, 201222554Poetry

"If there is love, there is hope that one may...

Jan 27, 20127828Poetry

This morning's story of a particular style of...

Apr 25, 201223094Poetry

Believing as I do that harboring ill feelings...

Jan 28, 201210817Poetry

Like most, struggling with sorrow brings on...

Jan 31, 201224804Poetry

Regarding the precarious future, youth of our...

Apr 24, 201419494Poetry

How many times need we get reminders that we...

Feb 1, 201214815Poetry

For some of us, visits to a nursing home...

Feb 4, 20123145NewPoetry

Just a few minutes spent listening to one’s...

Feb 4, 20123358NewPoetry

Part editorial, part trying to make lyrical...

Feb 5, 201218925Poetry

For whatever reason, I started thinking this...

Apr 10, 201314546Poetry

Some are still asking: Is that all there is?

Feb 6, 20123295NewPoetry

In a world where conformity bodes well for...

Feb 6, 201225713Poetry

Fortunately having weathered several marital...

Feb 7, 201228863Poetry

Many would argue greatness is without fame....

Feb 8, 201225404Poetry

Whether family, spousal, or companion origin,...

Feb 9, 201218405Poetry

Lessons learned have their own timetables at...

Feb 12, 201227653Poetry

White is the absence of color visually, but is...

Feb 14, 201222104Poetry

At some point, the past has to step aside.

Feb 14, 201213326Poetry

With so much commercializing of this day,...

Feb 15, 201212766Poetry

Now that yesterday is behind us, it’s back to...

Feb 15, 201214586Poetry

Just some light musings on how our needs are...

Feb 16, 201220894Poetry

Recent events in the global news suggests fear...

Aug 8, 201329013Poetry

With so many around us giving up, one wonders...

Feb 18, 201221404Poetry

Ruminating over some residual impressions of...

Feb 19, 201224763Poetry

Are bad dreams really bad, or are they there...

May 4, 201221664Poetry

Every day, there’s hundreds of experiences....

Oct 27, 201324303Poetry

Does the poet create poetry, or does poetry’s...

Feb 20, 201225163Poetry

It is said that visualization aids in healing....

Feb 21, 201218175Poetry

Had to use up some waiting time, so just...

Feb 22, 201219974Poetry

There are some who dread the years ahead, while...

Feb 23, 201224284Poetry

To block a UN Security Council resolution is...

Feb 24, 201222444Poetry

What kind of thoughts might the aged have at...

Aug 5, 201314885Poetry

To focus on which aspect of night we opt to...

Aug 7, 201327513Poetry

So many times we hear the phrase, “there’s...

Mar 1, 201225573Poetry

We live in a land where certain things should...

May 19, 20133378NewPoetry

Privacy invasion hasn’t yet reached the...

Mar 15, 201211926Poetry

What might be lost by suffocation induced...

Jan 23, 201324353Poetry

Governing is the game a privileged few play....

Mar 20, 20127687Poetry

"Ol’ blue eyes" said it once: “It was a...

Mar 22, 201211386Poetry

We often make ourselves anxious over that which...

Mar 23, 20123139NewPoetry

A world without creative daring risks...

Mar 25, 201218235Poetry

A morning of searching.

Mar 25, 20123249NewPoetry

Reading the week-end news, i.e., Florida, North...

Mar 26, 201215745Poetry

It seems amidst all the turmoil of the world,...

Mar 28, 201227163Poetry

Sometimes recalling observations eerily feels...

Mar 30, 201222174Poetry

Using prosetry to explore the difference...

Apr 5, 201227033Poetry

Remembering...

May 8, 201220974Poetry

To consider how tenuous and short-lived our...

May 10, 201225014Poetry

It’s easy to get lost in thinking our goal...

May 10, 201224475Poetry

Thinking we have answers can be lonely....

May 11, 201223834Poetry

Picturing ones life at any age asks for order...

Jan 30, 201327943Poetry

How quickly our culture rejects that which only...

Oct 12, 201220354Poetry

There is something eerily amoral about Estate...

May 16, 201224783Poetry

There are some who happily go about their daily...

May 18, 201214597Poetry

For some, it’s nature. For others, it’s...

May 18, 201219135Poetry

There are few answers, but many questions...

Jan 22, 201324613Poetry

Interesting to think around the idea of...

May 20, 20128728Poetry

Many years ago I viewed a European film called...

May 21, 201221804Poetry

I squashed a Honey Bee today.

May 22, 20123243NewPoetry

To acquire a personal meditative position is...

May 17, 20133158NewPoetry

Entrances and exits come in many forms, some...

Mar 14, 201317675Poetry

We sometimes forget we have choices, even...

Jun 6, 201213936Poetry

For some answers, there’s ethereal belief....

Oct 10, 201226493Poetry

For such an impatient society, there is much...

Jun 7, 201228183Poetry

The massacring goes on in Syria, the Darfur...

Oct 14, 20143054NewPoetry

We all have at least one thing or person or...

Jun 12, 201221414Poetry

Enigmatic images sometime become one’s most...

Jun 10, 201223445Poetry

For some, healing comes only after the...

Jun 30, 201331013Poetry

We often address change as ominous or fateful,...

Jun 12, 20123359NewPoetry

When all else fails, most dream. Some never...

Aug 30, 20133496NewPoetry

Today, it is arguable that the world’s...

Jun 15, 20129657Poetry

Some learn early who they are. Others often...

Mar 21, 20143196NewPoetry

Sound and its many voices can adopt colors,...

Feb 18, 201318614Poetry

Early morning in NY reveals guarded treasures...

Jun 18, 201215575Poetry

Self-respect can get out of hand… for some....

May 8, 20133269Poetry

Even after some tweaks on the original posting,...

Mar 21, 201312147Poetry

(A prosetry observation) Ants and roaches have...

May 21, 201317365Poetry

Experience seems to reinforce: “what we...

Oct 6, 20133481NewPoetry

Stage experience teaches many things,...

Jun 30, 201333423Poetry

Whether with prescription drugs, illegal...

Jun 27, 201213897Poetry

Ever wonder what “really” makes the fingers...

Apr 16, 20142981NewPoetry

The Buddha said that uncertainty along the path...

Jun 29, 201219715Poetry

A short treatise dedicated to the innocent...

Feb 17, 201419744Poetry

Regardless of race, creed or color, letting go...

Jan 31, 20143173NewPoetry

Blame and remorse remains one of our most...

Jun 30, 201222545Poetry

I sometimes wonder if everyone, all people, at...

Jan 25, 20143373NewPoetry

Yes, there are many reasons for us to get over...

Jul 3, 201221484Poetry

Epiphany? Perhaps.

Aug 19, 20123192NewPoetry

Being reduced to inner-city welfare, or living...

Jul 6, 201221824Poetry

A journey always needs preparation, whether one...

Jul 5, 20127069Poetry

The headlines are cluttered now with “coming...

Jul 8, 201222474Poetry

Some can’t see the forest for the trees....

Aug 15, 201314715Poetry

In order to ready death's reality, a poet often...

Apr 18, 201426943Poetry

Around the world, accountability of leadership...

Jul 13, 201227563Poetry

Reflecting on how easy it is to judge, how hard...

Jul 14, 201226013Poetry

As writers, we sometimes fear rocking the boat...

Jul 15, 201222245Poetry

With man in perpetual search of various forms...

Jul 15, 201220226Poetry

I had a visit today by a most unexpected...

Mar 17, 201332313Poetry

It’s easy to think on ourselves all the time,...

Sep 10, 20123317NewPoetry

Even back in ’56, Manhattan made you the...

Jul 16, 201228464Poetry

3AM in NY, still alight, but…

Aug 14, 201325785Poetry

In addition to Egypt and Syria, turning...

Jul 17, 20123289NewPoetry

Bernanke’s somber demeanor today before...

Jul 17, 201222974Poetry

There are some memories that rear up once in a...

Jul 18, 20123484NewPoetry

The questioners in this poem struggle with the...

Jul 21, 201219085Poetry

The tragedy in Colorado will sorrowfully...

Jan 29, 20143171NewPoetry

Media’s model of seduction struggles, as...

Jul 22, 20123228NewPoetry

As the world’s 24/7 digital profusion...

Jul 23, 20128567Poetry

If creation is meant for personal growth, why...

Oct 2, 201226283Poetry

It might be argued that the simplest...

Jul 27, 201227463Poetry

In the political world, using the “lie” as...

May 17, 20133384NewPoetry

Even with music being such a personal...

Dec 14, 201229473Poetry

Today's tragedy reminds me that experience is...

Sep 7, 20129977Poetry

Erosion is commonplace along the coast of...

Jul 28, 201229203Poetry

As sentient beings, we have the gift to...

Aug 19, 201226623Poetry

I often wonder why reading the Sunday morning...

Jul 30, 20123029NewPoetry

How keen are our sensors?

Jul 31, 20123144NewPoetry

Consideration while viewing a video of dust...

Aug 3, 201222284Poetry

Answers to outside questions are often realized...

Aug 4, 20123442NewPoetry

Fellini once made a film titled “The Ship...

May 10, 201313296Poetry

Imagining possibilities portends endless...

Aug 6, 201224224Poetry

When tragedy strikes (Wisconsin) I find myself...

Aug 7, 201217016Poetry

Some nostalgia instead of getting relegated to...

Oct 19, 201222764Poetry

Combining the better parts of two previous...

Aug 9, 201227853Poetry

More prosetry of what happened after that...

Aug 11, 20123441NewPoetry

Living in our own skins, not those of others,...

Dec 31, 201326373Poetry

To reflect this time of year, is to ask hard...

May 6, 201313535Poetry

Originally posted as a piece of flash fiction...

Aug 11, 201226133Poetry

Short experiences sometimes endure even the...

Oct 21, 20123498NewPoetry

As my own time passes behind me, I see only new...

Aug 13, 201226983Poetry

In a troubled world, the simplest assumptions...

Feb 15, 20143156NewPoetry

To think there’s any justification for a...

Aug 14, 20123439NewPoetry

Although not a computer game player myself, it...

Aug 16, 20123130NewPoetry

In a political season of certain voter rights...

Aug 16, 20123186NewPoetry

If gathering the tools of language and...

Aug 17, 201220714Poetry

The country’s leadership is in a shambles....

Aug 20, 20123437NewPoetry

Although tornadoes are nothing to celebrate,...

Aug 21, 20123412NewPoetry

We all have at least one thing or person or...

Aug 22, 20123269NewPoetry

It’s difficult to remain unchanged by events...

Aug 24, 20123413NewPoetry

History repeating itself is arguably...

Dec 1, 201216356Poetry

The rent finally got too high and The Stage...

Aug 24, 20123436NewPoetry

There is no end, only another round.

Aug 25, 20123482NewPoetry

Refrigerator Magnets #7

Aug 26, 20123385NewPoetry

Teachers of some of our most hard fought...

Aug 28, 201228073Poetry

As the ancient shamans proffered, the truth of...

Aug 30, 20123519NewPoetry

Election time always becomes a mirror to judge...

Oct 26, 201324533Poetry

Perhaps there are more answers in dreams than...

Sep 1, 20123272NewPoetry

Franchised hope cycles continually, but always...

Sep 3, 201225113Poetry

Might all ends be but preparations for beginnings?

Sep 4, 201218535Poetry

A prosetry consideration on just how final...

Mar 6, 201324994Poetry

One only has to spend a few minutes with the...

Sep 6, 201222984Poetry

Experience is full of surreal meanings.

Sep 8, 20123127NewPoetry

Even though travel books paint modern cities...

Sep 9, 201226853Poetry

In remembering those never found, we must never...

Feb 4, 201323533Poetry

- Sincerity, integrity, honest pursuit need...

Feb 20, 20139437Poetry

Prompted by a recent posting in the Huff Post,...

Sep 11, 201229973Poetry

Trying to understand the chartered course of...

Sep 15, 201214296Poetry

Imagining the pain of desperation.

Sep 17, 20123026NewPoetry

The duality of inside and outside one’s...

Apr 17, 20143531NewPoetry

I find it important to remind myself from time...

May 4, 201311057Poetry

Being an urban dreamer, I took a break from...

Sep 21, 201210686Poetry

In 2011, the official poverty rate was 15.0...

Sep 18, 201326593Poetry

Ever wonder if pocket companions pass on some...

Sep 24, 20123150NewPoetry

Might it be that after many years of growing...

Sep 25, 201224523Poetry

In a world habitualized by technology,...

Sep 30, 201228933Poetry

Even though choices continue to be subject to...

Oct 5, 20123266NewPoetry

To accept one’s own limitations is not...

Feb 5, 20133072NewPoetry

For some, the eternal circuitous route of life,...

Oct 25, 201227253Poetry

If the poor get any poorer…

Oct 28, 20123180NewPoetry

It's interesting to accidentally find two poem...

Oct 31, 20123433NewPoetry

Epiphanic searches invite those who allow the...

Sep 11, 201313056Poetry

Recently, while visiting son and grandchildren...

Nov 1, 201230323Poetry

The why of Man’s behavior remains largely...

Nov 4, 20123503NewPoetry

With the influx of militant Shiites and Sunnis...

Nov 8, 201220905Poetry

Amazing sometimes. Growing up just never...

Nov 22, 201228413Poetry

For those of us finding the holiday's mockery...

Nov 11, 201227503Poetry

Some dreams never go away.

Jan 28, 201326513Poetry

Recently I found an ancient story that in an...

Jan 18, 201424813Poetry

Ever think about how our minds get in the way?

Jan 2, 201324663Poetry

As the first of multiple economic crises...

Mar 1, 201326953Poetry

Following recent news regarding asteroids, I...

Dec 5, 201220935Poetry

Like Pavarotti, Bernstein, even ‘ol Blue Eyes...

Dec 9, 201222644Poetry

As many of us know, the person may be gone, but...

Jan 26, 201334210Poetry

There are so many inordinate ways history...

Mar 25, 20143414NewPoetry

So often, only grief and death unite the...

Dec 25, 20123021NewPoetry

Before the "after Christmas" insanity at the...

Jan 19, 20143003NewPoetry

We often think of time as our enemy. Perhaps...

Dec 30, 201221114Poetry

As that reflective time of year approaches,...

May 5, 20143396NewPoetry

Traveling’s quieter attractions bear further...

Jan 11, 201319684Poetry

The poet-in-progress is never without the...

Jan 13, 201319154Poetry

Some prosetry exploration into why so many of...

Jan 14, 20133138NewPoetry

During the week of January 7, there was news,...

Jul 23, 201427243Poetry

Often, trusting spontaneity’s reward bears...

Jan 15, 201324363Poetry

For those with answers, there are many more of...

Jul 10, 201426753Poetry

For many, there are times when the past is...

Jan 17, 20133141NewPoetry

Whether of Syria, Mali, or recent Connecticut,...

Jan 18, 201312386Poetry

Some experimental prosetry Q & A for those who...

Jan 18, 201328143Poetry

Everyday events convolute the resolve of even...

May 25, 201314217Poetry

The active mind knows no rest.

Jan 31, 20139727Poetry

Ironic the short distance our civilization...

Feb 2, 201311767Poetry

Recalling Manhattan brownstone memories à la...

Mar 2, 201318655Poetry

So often we challenge ourselves, our motives,...

Feb 9, 201324573Poetry

There is a satisfaction in knowing one’s...

Jul 22, 201425823Poetry

Sometimes, tossing a scrapbook salad is the...

Mar 27, 201315236Poetry

Sometimes our most recent lessons reach back...

Apr 12, 201324903Poetry

Can we ever experience too many wakeup calls?

Apr 14, 20133037NewPoetry

Who's hidin' from whom? Playtime for a break.

Apr 15, 20133245NewPoetry

Are we not all with voracious appetite, some...

Apr 16, 20139427Poetry

Chilling how some people think dreams are...

Jun 20, 20133332NewPoetry

Dilated pupils are not the exclusive province...

Apr 17, 201310887Poetry

Accept this vent, for as citizens, we’re...

Apr 19, 201319665Poetry

Every environment for contemplation has its End...

Apr 24, 201321464Poetry

So much to prove, so few who care. Seek.

Apr 27, 201320215Poetry

Even though circles are without interruption,...

Apr 28, 201311416Poetry

The nature of a chameleon is beyond the...

Aug 23, 201312516Poetry

Climate change is man's stealth-like nemesis,...

May 3, 20133126NewPoetry

Below, no more far fetched than Kafka’s...

May 10, 20133136NewPoetry

Many believe that one cannot know joy having...

May 11, 20133305NewPoetry

Lest we forget.

May 12, 201327063Poetry

As fingers alert the keyboard, so too does the...

May 12, 201322265Poetry

Hey, youngin's, there is no end, only other...

May 13, 201313566Poetry

Interesting how some of history’s roads of...

May 15, 201327125Poetry

Self examination comes in many forms.

May 25, 20143166NewPoetry

Some argue destiny determines everything....

Jul 18, 20133176NewPoetry

Merely an observation of many who’ve thrown...

May 23, 201327053Poetry

A prosetry exploration into why every day bids...

May 25, 201327873Poetry

How vigorously we struggle with trying to do...

Jun 4, 201311177Poetry

Ruminations for the species inventing Time.

Jun 5, 201316976Poetry

Needing to give myself a lighter moment, I...

Sep 16, 20133095NewPoetry

A recent road trip through Washington and the...

Jun 6, 201323074Poetry

As Plato’s “Allegory of the Cave”...

Jun 8, 201316905Poetry

Some of us are forever caught up in the why of...

Mar 28, 201421894Poetry

So many “stop motion” communities punctuate...

Jun 8, 201323964Poetry

A little of Rachel Portman’s “Benny and...

Jun 9, 20133347NewPoetry

– It is easy to forget sometimes how...

Jun 10, 201316615Poetry

We take for granted so many privileges....

Jun 11, 201320175Poetry

It is arguable, no matter how many friends,...

Jun 13, 201328713Poetry

Although this work is based only my memories...

Jun 14, 201314876Poetry

No one person can speak for all fathers, or all...

Jun 16, 201325944Poetry

As fathers, it’s difficult to not...

Jun 16, 201325644Poetry

Okay, so I'm in a rant mood. (Whatta you...

Jun 17, 201320575Poetry

– Screaming is not pleasant, yet we all have...

Jun 18, 201328894Poetry

Discovering inner peace continues to elude the...

Jun 19, 201326933Poetry

An existential exploration into the...

Jun 22, 20133253NewPoetry

There are certain mysteries destined to remain...

Aug 22, 201316205Poetry

NYT – 8/21/13- Reported: “The Syrian...

Jun 24, 20133377NewPoetry

Hope and trust comes in many forms—especially...

Jun 25, 20133333NewPoetry

Love, like most other experiences, has a price...

Jun 26, 20133339NewPoetry

From birth to death, control comes in many...

Jun 28, 201323804Poetry

Revisiting a past embrace of music’s passion,...

Jun 28, 201325304Poetry

Oh how we all want comfort, yet few accept...

Jul 1, 201318935Poetry

Most analogies for love fall short because of...

Aug 24, 20143417NewPoetry

My muse nudges me from time to time to lighten...

Jul 6, 201331843Poetry

A place we all visit sometime in life.

Jul 12, 201326833Poetry

Many would argue the spirit of man has been so...

Jul 13, 201326823Poetry

For an outsider, there’s a kind of magic in...

Jul 16, 20133236NewPoetry

With so many sentient gifts ignored or abused,...

Jul 17, 201322404Poetry

Few know the world of anonymity riches, for...

Jul 21, 201325653Poetry

One can only imagine the heartbreak of loss as...

Jan 28, 20143455NewPoetry

It's becoming progressively harder to admire...

Jul 22, 201316536Poetry

Perhaps to make mistakes is the only way to...

Jun 29, 201417745Poetry

Contemplating what a final remembrance might be...

Aug 24, 201327704Poetry

A prosetry stream from ventures past.

Oct 24, 201317924Poetry

That season is upon us.

Oct 5, 20133522NewPoetry

Occasionally, simple human interest stories can...

Sep 14, 201326113Poetry

Some hijinks are always welcome by my muse. As...

Sep 19, 201326093Poetry

Some find finish lines final. Others choose to...

Sep 21, 20132987NewPoetry

If only we were of more learned knowledge...

Dec 28, 20133324NewPoetry

Strong willed, weak willed, our dreams know...

Sep 24, 201318395Poetry

Life’s success is more than acquiring stuff...

Sep 26, 201325254Poetry

In an environment with many alleged definitions...

Dec 26, 20133460NewPoetry

Ah, the lure of “after Christmas” sales...

Sep 29, 20133189NewPoetry

For those made weary by life’s noise, dreams...

Feb 13, 201419634Poetry

With so much reason to sustain hope in youthful...

Oct 2, 20133059NewPoetry

To live in the insidious bubble that...

Oct 3, 201317165Poetry

There are still many who find things to be...

Mar 3, 20143421NewPoetry

A prosody look at the elusive meaning of...

Oct 8, 20133203NewPoetry

How easy it is to become immune to simple lessons.

Oct 9, 20133513NewPoetry

How splendiferous the obstacles we so anxiously...

Oct 12, 20137548Poetry

For all those, young and old alike, who’ve...

Oct 13, 20133209NewPoetry

Change is the biggest adventure we can dream...

Oct 11, 201423063Poetry

When our senses cannot be relegated to rest, we...

Oct 22, 201323633Poetry

Not to be judgmental, but it is indeed a gift...

Nov 1, 201325993Poetry

As the cliché proffers, “It’s never over...

Nov 2, 201323393Poetry

Both nature and man’s creativity are subject...

Mar 30, 201414965Poetry

Reality has a way of seeping in on nightly...

Nov 6, 201311256Poetry

It’s difficult to recall the unnoticed.

Mar 28, 201427073Poetry

Nature’s symphony needs not speakers to be...

Nov 8, 20133060NewPoetry

Especially as the holiday season bears down on...

Nov 9, 20133241NewPoetry

Being exposed to the 2nd video of the Toronto...

Nov 10, 201313076Poetry

As Veteran's Day arrives, a montage of...

Nov 13, 201325183Poetry

How packaged our philosophy of life has become.

Jun 26, 20143431NewPoetry

As the Middle East continues to gather momentum...

Jun 26, 20143430NewPoetry

History is an interpretive phenomenon, but...

Nov 12, 20133376NewPoetry

As much as modern living often times enhances...

Nov 14, 201313505Poetry

No one knows us better than ourselves.

Nov 15, 201321474Poetry

Seeing and accepting oneself in mind’s own...

Nov 16, 20133427NewPoetry

As the holiday celebrating appreciation appears...

Nov 19, 201324273Poetry

OMG, a premier on the DeGeneres Show. Can’t...

Feb 13, 201428033Poetry

It’s very hard to think of a future when so...

Nov 20, 201325123Poetry

Restless slumber begets many questions, but...

Nov 22, 201319114Poetry

Recalling New York’s Guggenheim Museum, I’m...

Nov 24, 201321234Poetry

“To understand the northern lights is to...

Sep 27, 20143542NewPoetry

With Obama’s and the UN’s concern of...

Nov 28, 201316545Poetry

It’s that time of year when emotions and...

Dec 3, 20133143NewPoetry

For many of us, today’s innocence of...

Dec 4, 201328533Poetry

Just as a flower or a palm must bend with...

Dec 6, 201311236Poetry

We live our lives in enclosures, some imagined,...

Mar 30, 201415625Poetry

At times, urban suffocation forces us to...

Dec 7, 201314685Poetry

With so many ways to address the holidays, at...

Dec 7, 20133006NewPoetry

If only we could control our nocturnal dreams.

Dec 9, 201321534Poetry

New York’s Neediest Cases Fund prompts us...

Dec 13, 20133494NewPoetry

It is difficult at times to stay focused on...

Dec 15, 20133466NewPoetry

Whether we like it or not, our extraterrestrial...

Dec 15, 20133523NewPoetry

With so many ways to evaluate one’s choices,...

Jan 2, 201426863Poetry

With so many choices to latch onto, why do so...

Jan 6, 20143375NewPoetry

To lift ourselves beyond the mundane. To...

Oct 14, 201415945Poetry

Some would argue that when alone and very...

Jan 7, 20149467Poetry

Figuring out the resolve to all our challenges...

Apr 18, 201423624Poetry

Seasons of change always return…always.

Jan 9, 20143169NewPoetry

A spiritual MRI would be something to settle a...

Jan 10, 20146298Poetry

It’s so easy to forget how safe and...

Jan 31, 20143179NewPoetry

Might a problem unaddressed be: our inability...

Jan 13, 201417125Poetry

Each day seems to place in front of us another...

Jan 13, 201412416Poetry

I often wonder why love and self-love have...

Aug 22, 201430233Poetry

As an election year heats up and the role of...

Jan 23, 20143526NewPoetry

A prose-poetry look at the constant reminder...

Feb 1, 201427663Poetry

As the effort to save whales from slaughter,...

Mar 31, 201423863Poetry

Today’s UN Intergovernmental Panel report on...

Aug 16, 20143302NewPoetry

With so many ways to distract our focus, is it...

Feb 4, 20143014NewPoetry

Few embrace the senior years for fear of loss....

Feb 4, 201424633Poetry

As the headlines remind us, there are all kinds...

Feb 4, 20143028NewPoetry

While some agonize over their wills, their...

Feb 5, 20143024NewPoetry

This is for you Mr. Hamler. You wanted...

Feb 6, 201425964Poetry

With so many problems associated with the...

Feb 7, 20143252NewPoetry

An exploration into art’s surreal essence.

Feb 8, 20143263NewPoetry

It’s so easy to forget that often it’s the...

May 7, 20143533NewPoetry

Even as immigration reform remains buried in...

Sep 27, 20143541NewPoetry

Refrigerator magnet messages seem to deliver a...

Oct 3, 20143061NewPoetry

It’s that time of the year when without some...

Apr 15, 201419854Poetry

We all have the same love button. It’s just...

Feb 10, 20143363NewPoetry

Everyone longs for that something that keeps...

Feb 10, 20143424NewPoetry

After reading the link below, it remains...

Feb 11, 20143527NewPoetry

Personifying the inordinate is an instinct we...

Feb 14, 201425063Poetry

For those of us who believe the pen or the...

Apr 9, 20143096NewPoetry

To be or not to be. There’s always choice,...

Feb 19, 20143107NewPoetry

Like a jigsaw puzzle, much of what we start...

Feb 21, 20143528NewPoetry

Making decisions for the heart begs more...

Feb 21, 20143292NewPoetry

I often wonder how many Facebook friend-numbers...

Oct 1, 20143391NewPoetry

In today’s world, we can’t help but wonder...

May 14, 20143395NewPoetry

Absurdity’s wolves in sheep’s clothing come...

Feb 22, 20143422NewPoetry

Might finding the true course of self be the...

Feb 23, 20143423NewPoetry

Reflections remain alive, whether behind...

Feb 23, 201419944Poetry

The Seven Ages implies demarcation and...

May 12, 20143256NewPoetry

Urban living spawns many ways to survive.

Feb 24, 20142943NewPoetry

Personifying the fantasy of one’s inanimate...

Apr 19, 201425473Poetry

Living away from urban demands, I’ve come to...

Mar 1, 201425243Poetry

So much to take from what ever senses we have.

Feb 26, 20143157NewPoetry

I know, I’ve probably overstated this, but:...

Apr 28, 20143443NewPoetry

Personification: forever in-sanity’s protection.

Mar 6, 201416745Poetry

One’s own reality is sometimes judged...

Mar 11, 201415806Poetry

There’s a malady infecting us that far too...

Mar 13, 201423883Poetry

As Europe continues as the hotbed of threat;...

Mar 16, 20143447NewPoetry

Perhaps the invention of time represents a...

Mar 19, 20142942NewPoetry

Those who understand the differences between...

Mar 20, 20143022NewPoetry

How perfect we wish our lives. Perhaps only...

Apr 5, 20143188NewPoetry

Small moments can transform enormous needs.

Apr 8, 201424673Poetry

With climate change and its increasing summer...

Apr 10, 201426464Poetry

The desire for truth is often betrayed by...

Apr 13, 20143529NewPoetry

The affixing of words to paper often...

Apr 13, 201421834Poetry

Arrival ’56 – NYC - Naivete’s 1st night...

Apr 14, 20143129NewPoetry

Where one grows up often trumps where one was...

May 15, 20143512NewPoetry

A prosetry exploration on being alone in a big...

May 17, 20143434NewPoetry

Whether initiated by arson or natural causes,...

May 17, 20143418NewPoetry

As the graduation season is upon us, taking...

May 19, 20143419NewPoetry

Might the memory of lavish decoration and...

May 20, 20143190NewPoetry

Beyond doubt and thanks to the tick of clocks...

May 22, 20142938NewPoetry

Is not the sense of aloneness but a gift to be...

May 24, 20143432NewPoetry

Not to take away from the once a year reminder...

Jun 1, 20143303NewPoetry

Nature as arbiter remains disadvantaged, as...

May 28, 20143089NewPoetry

Remembering the Foss balance and motion kits in...

May 29, 20143081NewPoetry

As we all know, it’s easy to become...

Aug 7, 201427153Poetry

Given the increasing war mongering mindset of...

May 31, 201419994Poetry

The circuitous route of existence knows more...

Aug 13, 20143540NewPoetry

Perhaps a stretch of application, but stumbling...

Jun 6, 20143483NewPoetry

Our species spend a lifetime trying to know...

Jun 8, 20143212NewPoetry

Hopefully the vogue to get by with as little...

Jun 12, 20143113NewPoetry

As ISIS bears down on Baghdad; the art of war...

Jun 13, 20143001NewPoetry

Bombardment is everywhere making me wonder just...

Jun 14, 20143362NewPoetry

Many would argue that to not discern the...

Jun 15, 20143238NewPoetry

Fraternal expression doesn’t often receive...

Jun 16, 201426444Poetry

Simplicity often reveals encyclopedic wonder.

Jul 6, 201415525Poetry

Interesting how times change. Remember when a...

Sep 13, 201427203Poetry

An added variance on my original prosetry...

Jul 8, 201413615Poetry

The essence of “being” is ignored by some,...

Jul 17, 20143538NewPoetry

Given the events of the day: a Malaysia...

Jul 18, 20143219NewPoetry

Courage of thought is often difficult for some...

Jul 26, 20143409NewPoetry

Simple answers in this day and age are but for...

Jul 29, 201427773Poetry

Each morning, millions in the Middle East...

Jul 29, 20143226NewPoetry

Might there be some kind of quiet reward for...

Jul 31, 201427003Poetry

To quote the cliché, it’s true: you’re...

Aug 1, 201421184Poetry

For some, it takes very little to fend off the...

Aug 3, 20143293NewPoetry

It’s been a raucous week on Capital Hill,...

Aug 8, 20143198NewPoetry

An exploration into the seemingly never ending...

Aug 14, 20143233NewPoetry

Whether one’s focus is Ferguson Missouri, or...

Aug 16, 20143301NewPoetry

The game of security is such a challenge, often...

Aug 17, 20143162NewPoetry

Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside,...

Aug 27, 20143076NewPoetry

In a world tenaciously crushing love with hate,...

Aug 28, 20143232NewPoetry

We sometimes work so hard to create definition...

Aug 30, 201418874Poetry

Often, the simplest of possessions affords...

Sep 1, 20143267NewPoetry

There are some who dread the years ahead, while...

Sep 11, 20143174NewPoetry

Too often, our sensory awareness is taken for...

Sep 11, 201425193Poetry

Written after seeing the head of my muse atop...

Sep 20, 201424213Poetry

Bleak as it may sound, today’s news purports...

Sep 21, 201420664Poetry

It’s easy to get lost in thinking our goal...

Sep 24, 201422744Poetry

Words are the stepping stones of a journey....

Jul 14, 200928415Short Story

Let me know if you think a group of say 10...

Oct 7, 200618544Short Story

EXPERIMENT. Another performance slam, re:...

Dec 13, 200617016Short Story

Past lives look pretty good, sometimes.

Jul 27, 201210746Short Story

Strange how many realities can be conjured up...

Jul 14, 200969411Short Story

Because we live in a distressed society,...

Mar 10, 201334212Short Story

With all the political raucous taking place of...

Aug 8, 201115824Short Story

I’m experimenting with some pieces of short...

Oct 23, 201213305Short Story

Transporting oneself to an imaginary place...

Jul 10, 201235411Short Story

2nd chances come along once in a while for both...

Jan 3, 201013685Short Story

Maybe this holiday gave me too much time to...

Aug 20, 201416794Short Story

I'm reminded often that not much has changed in...

Mar 31, 201014755Short Story

This is a short story lift from my published...

Apr 2, 201017174Short Story

Please refrain from reading this part two...

May 22, 201012495Short Story

A flash fiction look at biography.

May 19, 201312066Short Story

Age, especially witnessing it in parents, does...

Mar 22, 201311356Short Story

At times, the world seems bent on just...

May 2, 201312585Short Story

Regardless of the mode, the creative spirit...

Aug 7, 201118483Short Story

This is not a solicitation for religious...

Apr 3, 201112916Short Story

Taking in Google's news page today and seeing...

Aug 9, 20142113NewShort Story

It’s easy to forget how complicated life is...

Apr 24, 201218923Short Story

You have to wonder about moments you may never...

Jul 25, 201213045Short Story

Ever notice how dishonesty seems to rule the...

Aug 6, 20138488Short Story

(A prosetry remembrance) It’s probably...

May 20, 201313427Short Story

The world’s accelerated chaos begs perhaps...

Oct 16, 201319713Short Story

A prosetry story regarding those of us that...

Jul 16, 20116588Short Story

This is an experiment in both the recalling of...

Aug 25, 201111495Short Story

Is there such a thing as free verse disgust....

Aug 28, 201113885Short Story

Just another recall needing time to "be" again.

Sep 10, 201110857Short Story

As Socrates said, "The unexamined life is not...

Oct 29, 201112926Short Story

History never tells the whole story. Many have...

Jul 9, 20132107NewShort Story

(An observation and reflection in progress) We...

Apr 30, 20144219Short Story

A flash fiction/prosetry exploration for the...

Jan 18, 20125199Short Story

Personifying a hanging sign, swinging, idling,...

Mar 22, 201210136Short Story

In writing "3 Way Mirror," there were times I...

Feb 12, 201247410Short Story

We all have to take a break now and again from...

Apr 25, 201211906Short Story

You have to wonder about moments you may never...

Jul 24, 201219883Short Story

With so little to take one’s mind off...

Jun 22, 20126148Short Story

New York affords the meeting of all kinds of...

Jun 28, 201216554Short Story

Another exploration into the mystery.

Mar 29, 20137769Short Story

(Flash Fiction) With so much wanting, so...

Jul 26, 201213715Short Story

After 50 years in the biz, I join those whose...

Dec 18, 201213336Short Story

Some prosetry unpacking, a short story hoping...

Aug 10, 201215375Short Story

In this flash fiction/prosetry amalgamation, I...

Aug 12, 201219053Short Story

Might weaponry for 21st century wars (of all...

Aug 14, 20122046NewShort Story

Sometimes the best way to express long distance...

Aug 23, 20122219NewShort Story

A flash fiction question: At what point does...

Aug 31, 201214545Short Story

A prosetry reminder: Some would argue that...

Oct 26, 201220153Short Story

Finding the right format for what needs...

Aug 12, 201418653Short Story

My rewrites of “Echosis” challenged not...

Mar 25, 201316264Short Story

A flash fiction ode to those tween twits who...

Jul 5, 201318793Short Story

Though not uncommon for rock climbers to start...

Jun 1, 201319173Short Story

Loss and hope from tornadoes affects...

Jun 9, 201315226Short Story

A flash fiction/prosetry exploration:...

Jun 12, 20132061NewShort Story

Even for genius children, comprehending...

Jun 25, 201321933Short Story

With technological devices providing so much...

Jul 7, 201315615Short Story

The life of many an inanimate deserves more...

Jul 11, 20132205NewShort Story

An exercise in sun and cloud perception.

Jun 27, 201411756Short Story

Seems the world is made up of the scared and...

Oct 11, 201416064Short Story

As Zen proffers, it shouldn’t come as any...

Dec 4, 20132022NewShort Story

Sometimes, even a poet has to vent. Just listen...

Mar 12, 201412406Short Story

What started out as a poem, ended up as a piece...

Aug 5, 201414865Short Story

Putting years behind you tends to cause some...

Aug 27, 20142067NewShort Story

Seems every day bids we abandon dreams and face...

Sep 7, 201416224Short Story

As Obama prepares to tell the public on 9/10...



About | Contact | Writing Resources | Affiliate Program | Booksie Online Publishing
THE NEXT BIG WRITER © 2014 | All rights reserved. Terms under which this service is provided to you. Privacy Policy.