Impiety

She was a sheep in wolf’s clothing baring store-bought fangs in struggles to kill his indiscretions and rage against his mal intent Tilter against windmills, she toiler in the lonely moistness of the southern sun She would roar, sound and fury yet with a hurricane’s eye the calm amidst the storm – torrential tears in…

Next Up – Roxx

I’ve finished the paperback version of The Juice and Other Stories, 2nd edition, and now all that is left is getting the proof and verifying that everything looks okay. Let’s hope so. It’s kind of a pain to pull together. Now that it’s done, next on the publishing agenda is Hard as Roxx. My target publication…

Writing as the Opposite Sex

I stumbled across an article penned by Michele Willens in The Atlantic entitled, “The Mixed Results of Male Authors Writing Female Characters.” The article made a number of good points, but can probably be summarized with the following: “By default, women have it easier than men when they attempt to craft characters of the opposite sex,”…

papa don’t take no … mess

his hands never leave the filth of him crawls beneath her skin as feces stains the cuticles of her thumbless hands she gnaws around his feculence with feline precision knows she cannot remove him without defiling her tongue speak his name she will not but he is there in the mirror the blue of his…