overcoming obstacles

The House That Grief Built | Book Review

The House That Grief Built | Book Review

Accommodations by Sarah Carey ISBN: 978-0996475495 Concrete Wolf Press, June 30 2019 46 pages, paperback, $10.69 and Borrowed Light by Jennifer Horne ISBN: 978-0984276479 Mule on a Ferris Wheel Press, 2019 31 pages, mass market paperback, $15.00 1. In two recent...
A Political Eulogy | Nonfiction

A Political Eulogy | Nonfiction

As I walked my Carolina Wild Dog Max this morning, I passed one of my Trump neighbors walking his Dachshund mix. Behind him was an overweight tomcat along for the morning constitutional. “He doesn’t need a leash yet,” I remarked. “No, not yet,” the guy said. We smiled...
The Bird Avenger | Fiction

The Bird Avenger | Fiction

Numbers are a random way to measure life. Thirty years on this earth. Thirty days in a month. Thirty days until my next period. Thirty bucks to fill the car. Thirty days of community service. Thirty hours until I surrender to the county sheriff. Thirty days in jail....
Stop. Listen. Listen Again. | Book Review

Stop. Listen. Listen Again. | Book Review

World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments by Aimee Nezhukumatathil, with full color illustrations by Fumi Nakamura ISBN: 978-1-57131-365-2 Milkweed Editions, August 11, 2020 184 pages, hardcover, $24.00 World of Wonders is Aimee...
Some Things Get Lost | Fiction

Some Things Get Lost | Fiction

I heard her before I saw her. A tink-tink sound like marbles knocking against each other. Noisy as it echoed off the thick fog. When the pub closed and there was nowhere to go but an empty cottage, I poured my rheumatic body bone by bone into the murky night. The...