[W]hen patterns of conformity are imposed by the state, then one has a right to...– from “The Clockwork Condition” by Anthony Burgess, printed in the June 4 & 11, 2012 issue of The New Yorker. Some of it is online, but you must get a copy to read it all (check your library!).
Publish or Perish or Move to New England
This is why I write: I have a novel which, if I keep its present structure, begins: The closeness of the church, the tone of the choir and the coughs and the echoes resonating through the organ’s pipes, the dry heat, and my own sense of hypocrisy (real, imagined, recognized or missed), made me focus only on Margit, who sat right in front of me. I’m in revision stage—the third...
New Poem in Working on Fictionaut →
Read it. Give advice, if you can, here or there. Or just read it.
The Tangential: How I Would Make Love to Wisconsin... →
thetangential: Put on a little light jazz, pop a few Diet Cokes in the ice bucket, remove all my clothing except a “Teach Me How to Bucky” T-shirt, and wait for him to enter the room. I’ve left an extra card key at the front desk of my Motel 6 outside Milwaukee. When he knocks on the door, respond, “the…
I wrote this facebook status in a emotional state of joy (at seeing pictures of a friend’s wedding) and anger (at people against such pictures and weddings): I just looked through the facebook album of one of my friend’s weddings (she just got married last month). She was gorgeous, her bride was gorgeous, and all the guests were happy and beautiful. And to all the people who...
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