Gold Mine, These Are the Words I Managed to Save

During the fall months of 2008 and on into 2009, and on for a while, reality slipped away from me. Amid the avalanche of dissipating solidity descending into complete confusion and chaos of thought, I threw more than twenty years of writing, of work, into a cauldron of flames. Two file boxes of poems, stories, [...]

Fairy Wails

Coming soon... Fairy Wails Where is this hero Who is so oft spoke of? Where it this mythological man, Who saves the day, Who mends the heart And lights the way? Where is the hero Who wasnโ€™t fucked up by his mother? Who melts the bitterness of betrayal? Who elevates all men By the virtue [...]

An Excerpt, Chapter Thirty-Two of The Slick Furies

    Chapter Thirty-Two Talessia grabbed a cup of coffee at the little service station two miles up the road from the motel and buttoned her blouse straight. She had become too familiar with these places, the broken neon of the Chateau Devane, the gas station, its two pumps centered in the gravel parking lot, [...]

An Excerpt ~ Chapter Twenty-Two of The Slick Furies

Chapter Twenty-Two The music pounded at a decibel level deemed to be appropriate for inducing audio stupor. A personโ€™s equilibrium seemed to collapse when mixed with improper sound levels and the right mixture of alcohol accompanied by languid stares from vampires. Demetri sat in his booth sipping absinthe and smoking hash. He tried to remember [...]