Monthly Archives: September 2011

Love you Dad, can’t believe he’s been gone 4 years this month

  Dead Man’s Float Dad is playing dead and I’m not in the mood for it.  He’s sprawled out on the Lazy Boy as usual.  He lies with his head dangling to one side and his mouth open.  His color … Continue reading

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Ave Maria – intersection of religion, class, sex, Nina Simone-usual themes – different story

Ave  Maria  1984 DeeDee and I stand in the four-foot wide meridian of weeds that separates the county hospital’s parking lot from the parking lot of the factory where our mothers work.  We shield our eyes and squint across the … Continue reading

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Peace and reflection to all, despite the loud media buzz – Potatoes Sex and Security – ode to 9/11

Potatoes, Sex, and Security MJ is destroying geraniums in the cellar because she is anxious about the prospect of another terrorist attack.  She insists that this makes perfect sense.  Her plants have been over-wintering in plastic pots on the cold … Continue reading

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Holy Spirit – A Girl and Her Rat Transcend the Mundane

Appears in the just relaeased anthology – available here:    http://www.lulu.com/product/paperback/off-the-rocks-volume-15/16793233   or visit Sniplits and take a listen :  http://sniplits.com/storiesbytitle.jsp#     “Your hair’s rats nest,” Maddy says as Gracie’s slides into the front seat of Maddy’s car.  “Holy Spirit has a nice nest.  He … Continue reading

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