Keep Your Eyes Peeled

It started when I looked at the sky. It was sunset and it had just rained. Light, over where I was, had started to dim, as if someone was…

Dear Now Married,

Yesterday was Christmas day and I was thumbing through the writings of ten years ago, seeing what I could work on or not. Ten years ago…

The Girl Likes Joints

Through her fingers, as she explained why she chose shit brown and blood red, I saw the strokes and they made no sense to me. I was…

On Lady Macbeth

During Act III of Macbeth, the play shifts its course slightly; we see Macbeth no longer succumbing to Lady Macbeth’s provocative speeches…

My 6 Books of 2015

This year, I committed to reading 24 books before the end of December. Mission was accomplished about two months early. I found great…

Love is Water

I apologize for my Friday column being published on a Sunday. This week, it will be a short story, rather than an essay. This is my first…