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RAmpaGE

RAmpaGE   Rage happens when you feel unheard. Raging happens when you’re ignored. Enraged is when your voice is dismissed. Outrage is when the world decides your voice doesn’t matter. When the world tells you you have         No Right to Rage Cause for Raging Reason for being Enraged Standing no Credibility… Continue reading RAmpaGE

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Blood Trumps Stone – Art in the Time of COVID-19

  So here we are. And art matters even less, doesn’t it? If only all the artists had gone to med school instead, we’d have enough doctors to go around. We’d have enough toilet paper to go around. We’d have enough water, enough cleansers, enough food, enough, enough, ENOUGH. We have enough, though, don’t we?… Continue reading Blood Trumps Stone – Art in the Time of COVID-19

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New Release – Spring 2020

COMING SPRING 2020 unnamed it's a feeling, and it's unnamed. some have tried the terms distant or cold. some have labeled it aloof or detached. but those words are all states of being. the process is what has no name. knowing someone is slipping away—but not physically, not yet. you feel it: pure feeling, pure… Continue reading New Release – Spring 2020

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New Release – “Pain & Renewal: A Poetry Anthology,” Vita Brevis Press

Pleased to announce the release of the new anthology out of Vita Brevis Press, courtesy of editor, Brian Geiger. The anthology, "Pain & Renewal," explores just that: the cycle, circle, that goes 'round and 'round, all our lives. I appreciate Brian's insight. He didn't try to even the score with "this many" for poetry about… Continue reading New Release – “Pain & Renewal: A Poetry Anthology,” Vita Brevis Press

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solstice

  solstice it is the longest of nights and there is comfort in this blanket of black. it reminds me that we were all once beholden to it. and so i honor this darkness. when i paint i start with a black canvas. when i write i start with a black page. i bring in… Continue reading solstice