[Poem] Lovers

January 3, 2018
Betty, I cried in the night, come closer. I’m chilled to the bone, and my brain is foggy; A kind of numbness steals through every limb.
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[Short Story] The Diorite Whales

January 1, 2018
Jim studied the drop from the bridge to the white caps. Too much time to regret it. A gun would be better. A gun wouldn’t allow for second thoughts like a plunge from the Gate, and a bullet would be more reliable than a fall from a four storey Victorian.
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[Poem] Gate Talk for Brodsky

January 1, 2018
While trying at age eighty to survive my own recent heart attacks, I'm writing these rhythm-variations of dying for Joseph Brodsky (for, not about, not to), who died of a heart attack January 28, 1996.
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[Poem] The Necktie

January 1, 2018
A man intrinsic as the thought If A then B and so on Will tie the hours in a knot,…
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[Poem] Tolerance

January 1, 2018
When those who’d rather undermine than fight Approach with picks and spades to bring you down, To cave the earth…
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War’s End: A Short Story

September 8, 2017
This story is loosely based on an encounter between the Russian photographer Yevgeny Khaldei and the American photographer Robert Capa, as reported by Michael Specter of the New York Times, in a July 1995 interview.
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[Poem] The Cynic

May 30, 2017
We who worry along paths our ancestors took with surer steps, what is left to us? Is it to lie…
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