Short Fiction – Available Now!

Two new anthologies of short fiction are now available on Amazon.com and other sites.  You can pick up an electronic copy for the Kindle app from Amazon, which will work on any electronic device, or a good old paperback. The Kindle app is free from Amazon. Details are below.

Days of Art #39: I Cannot Dizzle upon Mah Toes

Originally posted on Raw, Naked Art:
I cannot dizzle upon mah Toes by Emily Cold-Ass Dickinson and Gizzoogle.net I cannot dizzle upon mah Toes– No Man instructed mah crazy ass– But oftentimes, among mah mind, A Glee possesseth me, That had I Ballet knowledge– Would put itself abroad In Pirouette ta blanch a Troupe– Or…

Days of Art #42: “We Wear the Mask

Originally posted on Raw, Naked Art:
“We Wear the Mask” by Paul Laurence Dunbar We wear the mask that grins and lies, It hides our cheeks and shades our eyes,– This debt we pay to human guile; With torn and bleeding hearts we smile, And mouth with myriad subtleties. Why should the world be overwise,…

Strong Brew

Originally posted on Raw, Naked Art:
“It’s purzun,” she says or at least she would, were the Bronx in her socks instead of the south of London in her jeans. And she arises, bent, but better, awakening, shaking off the dusty din of discarded decaffeinated detritus, the daily drudge of dying promises of lies he…

Bad Poetry from my Youth #2

Never Go Back You can never go back except for when you do. Her eyes still kiss his softly, secret — never ends A vision of youth ten years fade — never werer. Lines grow lighter, lighter, love is young, and bold, and proud… reborn. Hairline stretech, reaches forward (afro blowing in the wind) stretch…

Find Whate’er Ye Seek

Originally posted on Raw, Naked Art:
I must admit, that despite my fairly advanced knowledge of music, I knew little to nothing of Sia. It had nothing to do with her talent; rather, it is that Pop music has to cross a pretty high threshold to get my attention. Perhaps “Diamonds” as performed by Rhianna…

2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 36,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 13 sold-out performances for that many…

Survival of the fittest.

Originally posted on Diary of a Person Being Human:
Bestiality, Sensuality, Race duality, Gene neutrality, False reality. Heavy like gravity, Love depravity, Up the salary, Measured by flattery, Ain’t no clarity, Just disparity. Broken charity, Class morality, Social insanity, Check the category, We ain’t ever free, Assault and battery, Remarks defamatory, Compliance obligatory, Take this…