Emergence, In Fifty-five Words – Section Four, Kathy; Part Twenty-two, Childhood, Collected Chapters

  Emergence 2.0 A Novel – In 55 Words a Day Day 162, June 11th, 2017   Chapter One: Memory   From the moment she was born Kathy lived in two worlds: one, her senses; two, the larger world of memory.   Her memory spoke to her in word and vision, contextualizing everything she encountered, […]

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War and Delusion

Nature is red in tooth and claw, or so Saint Augustine said See beneath the placid waters of the calming lake, where it is eat or be eaten There is always a bigger a fish   Peer beyond the gold and purple of the meadow, flowering The snake and the fox are on the hunt, […]

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Attached to a Phone Cord

It was an image out of time A man walking with telephone in hand The long handset at his right ear The bulky base hanging from his fingers At his waist, the curling cord Like a bandolier across his chest A long cable trailing along the floor A slender, flat worm, fixed to the wall […]

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