Samples of Flesh, Changing of the Gods, and Proof Beyond Doubt

Samples of Flesh Creaking knees are ticking seconds Of a Rolex inherited from ancestral DNA Either elastic of pleather Plastic or gold, the hand moves the same These dwindling seconds are all there is Despite Shoulder's Weight And suitcased eyes It moves just right Changing of the Gods The mind is an autoimmune disease Benedicting… Continue reading Samples of Flesh, Changing of the Gods, and Proof Beyond Doubt

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Almost Everything

Jacob Duckworth came home the same time every night. His coworkers at East Provincial Bank noted his leaving at four in the afternoon because he was the only grown man in the company with a backpack, and this sparked many rumors that climaxed in a security guard checking its contents because of the possibility parts… Continue reading Almost Everything

This is America, A Novel: Chapter One

Jubilance impregnated the vibe of the bar and birthed laughter. It started with the old men and women reminiscing on how simple their once complicated issues had seemed. Just as they stopped, another group, this time the just college-graduated bar-philosophers. The thick rimmed scrawny man, in the middle of the pack, had rehashed joke made… Continue reading This is America, A Novel: Chapter One

Bloodlines, The Working Document

I recommend you read my story Bloodlines, before reading the rest of this post. The following document is a working document of my process for creating Bloodlines, and it explains the decisions I made while writing it. I'd like it to serve as a way to help you better get into my head as a… Continue reading Bloodlines, The Working Document

Bloodlines

Rain assailed the street and concrete, and the lights of the suburban homes flooded into the darkness without. Jamal Epes watched TV alone in his small two-bedroom home. The wind rushed through trees and rattled shutters. At first, he thought it was a phantom sound, a noise so illogical that the only way to explain… Continue reading Bloodlines