The widower who sits In a home for fourWatching, by himself, Her fav’rite film once more The daughter who stares At the wedding portraitWaiting in her room For her father's weekly visit. The young man who fits Like an off-note in a song,In the neighborhood gang, No other place to belong. The woman who prizes… Continue reading The Oak
On May 23, 1997, Fleetwood Mac performed a concert for MTV entitled "The Dance." During the entertaining concert, the band performed their little-known song, "Silver Springs," which had been written by Stevie Nicks about her break-up from lead guitarist Lindsey Buckingham. Several times during the song (which became a hit later that year), Nicks belted… Continue reading “Daisy Jones & The Six:” The Passion Revealed by the Music
SEARCHING FOR BOBBY FISCHER (1993) (This blog was previously published, but due to a site re-organization is being published again). “Why are you standing so far away from me?” the sitting, shivering seven year old boy asks his pacing father, both wet as the rain comes down on them. The question interrupts the father’s stern… Continue reading Searching For Bobby Fischer
My first short story, One Word, can be found under the Short Stories link in the menu above. Still getting a handle on this site so in the future the story location may change, but I will give updates.
A couple of months ago, I first conceived of the idea of running a WordPress site as one outlet for my writing. However, when I started the set-up process, I ran into a large obstacle: what will the name of this site be? It was literally the first thing that I had to decide in… Continue reading This Site and That Title