The Interview – May 12, 2022

graphix: spwilcen Mouseover: Lexiphobes! Rejoice! Less than 500 words. Your coffee won’t even have time to cool down.” Blogger: Why do you follow my blog? Reader: I dunno.  I’m not sure, but I think I wasn’t paying attention, wanted to go back to that page that shows all the good stuff to look at becauseContinue reading “The Interview – May 12, 2022”

Technicolor Dreams – April 25, 2022

graphix: spwilcen Insanity Ward1 had a bit of a mishap dispensing my meds a while back.  Lead to him taking a bit of vacation.  Seems for a normal brain, some of my meds have long-term, unpredictable consequence. Some of us, the more capricious of the residents here, are now breaking-in a new attendant, Reginald, aContinue reading “Technicolor Dreams – April 25, 2022”

Unsolicited Endorsement No. 5 – November 14, 2021

Graphics by spwilcen The skilled craftsmanWorks at his art, his eye, aBrush,Words, or hisLens. He “sees.”Then creates beautifully – aPainting,Prose, or aPhotograph. He studies the mastersWhether he agrees with them,Admires them,Understands them,Or not. He pauses, andReflects.Shares what he “sees”With you and me.We too, “see.” – Por favor, en español– El artesano habilidosoTrabajos en su arte,Continue reading “Unsolicited Endorsement No. 5 – November 14, 2021”

Unsolicited Endorsements No. 4 – November 14, 2021

Graphix by spwilcen Six words written. Dusty edits, posts. That was… Okay, you understand flash fiction takes skill?You betcha!You tried it?What’s your word goal?A thou?Five hundred?C-note?Half-dollar?Two bits? How about six words?  Call it Micro Flash. Hemingway did it. When not reviewing and explaining famous works or biographing notables, this poet regularly flashes fiction under aContinue reading “Unsolicited Endorsements No. 4 – November 14, 2021”

Unsolicited Endorsement No. 3 – November 13, 2021

Graphix by spwilcen Israel Dave, poem-e-trician,I think him a poet patrician.He’s the master of verse –Form and tempo diverse,I’d call him a wordsmith magician. The man does poemetics you ain’t heard of yet.  Does them well.  Explains what he’s doing as he works away at his craft.  If you want to learn of myriad styles,Continue reading “Unsolicited Endorsement No. 3 – November 13, 2021”

Right Lane Closed – November 4, 2021

Graphix by spwilcen Yes, another observation on the perils of playing with your automobile on the highways. Still decompressing from my last road trip, boring you by venting, turning loose some bile, anger and a modicum of fear is therapeutic.  For me.  Get it all out, stomp on it, then put it aside. Well, that’sContinue reading “Right Lane Closed – November 4, 2021”

Prisoner – November 3, 2021

Graphix by spwilcen Travel has been my lot a significant portion of my life.  A military brat, then doing some service time myself, as any military or ex-military person can attest, kept me moving.  Always tell myself, and tell others when they listen, if you look carefully, you can find something attractive, comfortable, and likeableContinue reading “Prisoner – November 3, 2021”