Monthly Archives: June 2011

January 4th, 2004–flash fiction #writing #fiction

January 4th, 2004             She opened her mailbox and found the latest letter from Sweepstakes forAmerica, promising that she really, really, really, really had made it to the final rounds for the Grand Prize of fifteen million dollars. The raised, … Continue reading

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Missing Pieces–poem #writing #poetry

I haven’t put up a poem in a few weeks, so here’s one. Missing Pieces Take away the pain Of sleeping with you In your shushed absence Take away the bums Starving children’s ghosts And legless warriors Take away the … Continue reading

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“I Don’t Like Old Movies”–nonfiction #writing #nonfiction

Has Anybody Seen My Teeth? 2 “I Don’t Like Old Movies”             When you’re a teacher, sometimes nothing makes you feel older than your students.             Take the average college freshman. He or she is likely eighteen years old, the … Continue reading

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Nude Sucking Ink–fiction #writing #fiction

Here’s a short story I wrote some years back. It’s unpublished, previously unseen anywhere, so call it a blog exclusive. A bit humorous, a bit satirical, lots of fun to write…comments welcome, except from trolls. Nude Sucking Ink              He … Continue reading

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“They Grow up so Fast”–#nonfiction

Has Anybody Seen My Teeth? 1 “They Grow up so Fast”             Sometimes, nothing makes you feel older than your own kids.             One day, you’re watching them come into the world. The next, they’re studying for their driver’s exam … Continue reading

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January 3, 2004–flash fiction #writing

January 3, 2004             This morning I got up early and ate a bowl of Total, not realizing how lucky I was to have made such a decision without the benefit of foresight or research. Not ten minutes after finishing … Continue reading

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Has Anybody Seen My Teeth? Introduction #nonfiction #writing

Has Anybody Seen My Teeth?  Introduction              On October 26th, 2010, I woke up and realized that I was forty years old. Now understand that I was an English major, so any time I find myself doing math, I have … Continue reading

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January 2, 2004 #writing #flashfiction

As I’m posting some of my existing short-short work (still avoiding writing new short-short work for the moment), I’ve been going out of order, so I’m afraid I may be repeating myself. If I’ve done this one before and have … Continue reading

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