Tag Archive for America

The Others

sitting before you naked and crying a baby alone in a crowd its fat little fingers on short chubby arms outstretched begging strangers for love it weeps and shouts it cries and it screams, but its pleas go unnoticed as…

Terrorists?

Call me Ishmael call me Mohammed Call me the son of the wind And the sand I am the boogeyman Used to scare your children Since the dark ages I’ve been the dark one Looming around the corner And now…

Metaphysics of Hate

In between here and there Between the before and after In the land Of never Reside the souls of those waiting to be born They have no idea what is coming These people in waiting No CNN metaphysical to forewarn…

Deplorable State

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I am a straight white man in ‘Murica oppressed and disenfranchised robbed of my birthright my manifest destiny has been stolen by lesbians and Mexicans and academics with their scams ’bout the environment My people used to rule not like…

Libertaria Chp 2

Opening Night The thermostat read 90º, which would be fine if not for the 80% humidity making it feel like they were standing in an open air sauna, fully dressed, surrounded by fat people. The fact that it was 7pm…

The Pool

Jerome Peabody, Fund Manager Jerome Peabody drove his pooh brown SUV out of his 2 car garage, and down the short driveway, turning right onto Mason St. The garage couldn’t really fit 2 cars because of this oversized vehicle, but…

Maria

Joseph turned off the television and tossed the remote aside. He sat there on the bed, looking at the blank screen for a few moments, I haven’t watched TV for years, and still there’s not a single thing on. How…

Do Not Enter

Joseph looked around the hotel room, checking to see if he left anything behind. Where’s my picture? Oh, right, Maria has it. He gave one last look, wishing he could just stay here, and headed for the door. The hallway…

Joseph

There was very little he could do about the fact that he was alone, in the rain, with the wind smacking him in the face like an angry woman, repeatedly. His entire wardrobe, 3 pairs of pants, 4 shirts, and…

Cop Poetry

Sheriff Brown is the central character of the Claire Creek stories. Although no one character other than the town itself appears in every story, every primary character interacts with the Sheriff at some point during the series. His symbolic role…

Fishing

Sheriff Brown and Dr. Allen sat on the banks of Claire Creek fishing. Well, not so much fishing as drinking, while their poles rested on a pair of rocks at their feet, lines dangling in the water. Sheriff Brown dropped…

Jacob Daniels, the last

LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF JACOB DANIELS 06/06/06 I, Jacob Morris Daniels, being of sound mind and body do declare this to be my last will and testament. To my son, Adam, I leave my Mustang Convertible. You helped me…

Hallelujah

They rode in silence for a few minutes, the geriatric car slowly climbing the dark mountain road. Headlights illuminating ochre rock spires to their right. In the distance to their left could be seen the lights emanating from Claire Creek;…