March 2021 Writing

Pesach Offering in a Minor Key

When I hear Arabic songs in the same minor key, the same haunting tones   that first stirred my heart when I heard Hebrew sung in prayer and loss,   when I hear Arabic songs of loss and grieving as Hebrew grieves, my ears open   but my heart hardens in...

No One Here is Talking about James

No One Here is Talking about James “Ya wonder if any redneck Confuse-ious ever said, 'He who steals a hunting rifle shall himself be killed by same,” Lundy mused as the orange cherry of his cigar edged toward nothing. A lone cricket violined an answer across the dusky...

Whose Nightmare Is It?

The beauty of the internet is that you can find a tutorial to aid in your own demise. That’s what 15 year-old Sally Baker did. In a minute forty-four flat she learned how to tie a slip knot from a YouTube video titled How to Tie a Slip Knot (Step by Step Tutorial)....

There’s something here

Wash those bloody hands and dig in Help me get these wheels back on track Then let’s rave across the universe There are no shortcuts still I found an index   Feel the nothing as it gathers in the vacuum Walk round and do not look within We guard these circles in...

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