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In his obtuse, frustrating, beautiful poem “The Hollow Men,” T.S. Eliot writes, “Life is very long.” That idea goes against what most of us have heard—that life is short, that we must make the most of every day, that every … Continue reading
Returning with Some Random Thoughts So I guess I should start out with an apology for not updating this blog over the last three or four months. Last semester got really crazy and pretty much stayed that way, and then … Continue reading
I know it’s been forever since I’ve posted on here; it’s been a crazy semester, and I’m behind on ALL my writing. I would like to say that I’m currently seeking an artist to work on spec on a comic … Continue reading
I’m swamped with grading and can’t update the blog today. I probably won’t get to until next week, as I’ll be trying to finish up the summer semester until then. I’ll be back ASAP. In the meantime, I’ll miss you … Continue reading
Yesterday, Jeanne Leiby passed away. She was the editor of The Southern Review, the literary journal of LSU, and a very nice person. She once penned a personalized rejection note that made me feel almost as good as an acceptance would … Continue reading
A seven-year-old piece I found in my files–flash fiction or journal entry? You decide. February 15, 2004 Quentin Compson once broke the face of his watch and ripped the hands from its face in an effort to stop time, … Continue reading
I should point out that “Golgotha” first appeared in Big Muddy: A Journal of the Mississippi River Valley. Big thanks to them.
So here it is. The first real post will be coming soon.
@brettwrites I can’t promise much profundity there, but I’ll try.