The Lumberjack’s story is attractive because it offers readers some folkloric mysticism in the time of quarantine.
I can’t forget the day I met him. Surrounded by books from my mother’s shelf, I leafed through page after page of white and black. Reading was, and is, like air to me, and that day I breathed it in without hesitation. Shakespeare and Shelley drew me into their complex worlds of love and nature, … Continue reading Of Ginsberg and Neon Fruit
When summer with her hot sun does shine, A band who have Fallen to drugs and wine, Five addicts go seek a helping hand To rid them of their shameful brand. Of America they to Rancho Mirage go, For the salvation that rehab does bestow. The Betty Ford Clinic, our destination, A simple van driver … Continue reading Parody: Canterbury Tales – A Modern Retelling
Oh what soft sweet merriment That carries with it such a beauteous glint In the hearts of all those who feel its wonder To cross their paths to make them ponder On the love that dwells In their souls as deep as wishing wells Upon silken soft delight Oh these creatures of the light! Reflected … Continue reading Artwork: Baby Birds