Why Jesus Wept

There is the child’s face, round puffed brown cheeks, mouth contorted in a wail as his two-year-old eyes stare beyond the chain mesh to...

It Can't Happen Here?

Our President has been consistent in expressing his beliefs that his opponents want open borders, ostensibly so drug dealers, rapists,...

A House Divided?

I’ve been both amazed and dismayed by our nation’s seemingly rapid descent into political and social tribalism that threatens our ability...

The Warning

Note: This story originally appeared in my first published work, The Complete Works of the Literate Dead. The Warning Aaron Vesuv came...

1 SEP 14

Note: The following story was originally published in my first book, The Complete Works of the Literate Dead, now out of print. This...

other ways to hump a cow

the way to hump a cow is not the way to hump a cow is not to get yourself a stool but draw a line around the spot and call it beautifool...

Life Writ Simple

Recognizing that any explanation of how the cosmos operates is dependent on, and limited to, the parameters set by the culture I am ...

Learning to Build Walls

I suspect most high school graduates are acquainted with Robert Frost’s poem, Mending Wall, and it is certainly true that many people...

The Logic of Abortion

One of the key motivations for many voters is the question of whether or not abortion should remain a legal right in the United States....