I want to remember Independence Day for the ideals of the United States, which it has almost never lived up to. As Langston Hughes titled his famous poem: “Let America Be America Again.” Of course, he adds later: “(It never was America to me.)”
Flash Fiction on the theme of Ison, the comet.
Number four on the fourth, Flash Fiction Month continues. This is another longer one. What do you think, readers, is this a complete “story,” with closure? A beginning, middle, and end? Or what does it take to be “complete”? Comment below, please. Independence Day (July 4) She didn’t […]
Two poems from Midwest / Mid-East Enjoy. These are two poems, pp.23-24, from my book, Midwest / Mid-East. The image in the background is the book cover, of course. The books is currently on sale for 60% off. Click on one of the images to find out more. […]
Fifteen of my poems published in Diogen The Swiss publisher Einhorn Verlag (Unicorn Publishers), run by Samira Bergman Karabeg, has published a handful of books under Einhorn Verlag and Dhira Verlag imprints. Publisher Bergman also produces two magazines, Diogen and Maxminus. Diogen has an annual print edition and […]
Dear Mr. McTernan: Unfortunately, your comments in your recent blog post show more hatred and less love than I understand is appropriate to Christian beliefs. This is not a time to sow dissent and the seeds of hatred. This is a time to pull together with all of […]