No Longer Relevant Like lonely grains of sand transported by harsh winds and randomly rearranged into symmetrical peaks and valleys, so Time transports the hours, days, months, and years of Man into the peaks and valleys of Memory, there to dwell in Irrelevance of purpose, waiting for his ultimate destiny, […]
The Truth We Cannot Know The truth we seek In our struggle to Know Why our being: Why a baby cries at birth, Why a parent grieves at The loss of a child, Why tears flow when Taps is played over our Lost patriots during A battle we cannot Always so easily define, Why there […]
Road Rage I’m on my way to an appointment, driving the speed limit. I pull into the left-turn lane at the traffic light, stop, and wait for the light to give me the green arrow to turn. Two young men, kids, really, pull up behind me and notice me looking in my rearview mirror – […]
The Open Book The professor placed his glasses on the open book, rose solemnly from the comfortable chair, and took the stairway to the roof level of the old building, circa 1900. He walked slowly the seven floors to the top. The door to the roof was seldom opened, so he tugged with some effort […]
To Be Or Not To Be To Be or Not To Be “You can go ahead and get dressed, Daisy. We’re finished with the examination.” Dr. Pickering handed a hastily scribbled prescription to his nurse attendant, “Call this in to the pharmacy and tell them Ms. Catrell will be picking it up within the hour.” […]
Because so much is happening in the world today, I thought I would get 2016 started with a short story I wrote back three years ago. It conveys the ugliness in the world but it has faith and love as well. Hope you enjoy: It’s curious how the mind can wander off into a story. […]
What madness is this?
This concoction of the mind
That delivers death and destruction?
Life and Death Why are there trees? Why do trees have so many branches? Why do the branches have so many leafy arms? Why do the leaves fall and die in the cold seasons? Why do new leaves appear on the branches in the warm seasons? Of course, if we have paid attention in school […]