A travel-blog post on my first impressions of Wales. Read it here: https://bkk-writing.blogspot.com/2019/08/impressions-of-wales.html
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Recently, I had a moment where I thought someone couldn’t possibly be for real and I was about to use his face to sharpen my claws . . . and then he responded with disarming sincerity. It’s wonderful when that happens. Sincerity—not honesty but the good-faith attempt to be honest, which seems far more powerful… Continue reading Sincerity
My life, in brief.
When you are over-committed, say it with me: "The natural condition is one of insurmountable obstacles. But, strangely enough, it will all come out well." Repeat. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTQurAEmt64
Read my latest in West Trade Review…
The Precession of Symbols: Nocturnal Dance Steps, Speculation, and a Fish in the Moon
blue moon—n. 1. the second full moon occuring within a calendar month; 2. informal once in a blue moon: very rarely; almost never. "blue moon." Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition. HarperCollins Publishers. 31 Aug. 2012. Writing counter-interpolative communiques on the night of a blue moon, the Speculator must observe the same ancient… Continue reading The Precession of Symbols: Nocturnal Dance Steps, Speculation, and a Fish in the Moon
The Heat Death of a Wandering Star
A fortune teller in Northern California looked at my palm and said, “You’re going to lead an unnaturally long life.” Then she slid my money back across the table and added, “I feel bad for you.” This was in 2008 or 2009. My memory of the year is less distinct than the mournful expression on… Continue reading The Heat Death of a Wandering Star
Read my latest on Splice Today . . .
Read it here: https://www.splicetoday.com/writing/attacked-on-the-street
Read my new story in Visitant.
First, a Sincere Declaration of Thanks I’ve spent most of my life running in circles looking for something authentic, then waiting for permission to explore it, and harshly criticizing myself when I didn’t get that permission. Maybe other people have different experiences, but this has been mine, my personal through-line from childhood to the present. … Continue reading 2010
FYI: New Story Forthcoming in Visitant Magazine
A recent short short of mine, "You Are Somewhere Else," is forthcoming in Visitant and should be available online. As usual, I will post the links when the story comes out. - M