Into and beyond the apocalypse – Introduction

I am doing a series called Into and Beyond the Apocalypse in conjunction with the release of my forthcoming novel, The Damned May Enter, which is set to be released on October 10, 2020 and is now available wherever you order books online (see links below): To order The Damned May Enter click on the […]

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Embrace Your Point of View

Claude Monet upended public opinion of what good art was well over a century ago. Monet had a different vision of the world. The world wasn’t just a real place to be captured by the artist’s brush. Monet’s courageous point of view saw the world as sacred, dynamic, connected, and full of light. To this […]

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On Contemporary Political Iconoclasm

“When old customs get too stubborn, they don’t let the new generation spread its ideas. So they need to be broken.” – Shiv Sanagal Monuments of modernity forged in the quintessential modern experiment we know as America are being torn down and effaced all over this country and many other Western nations are seeing the […]

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Sketches for a Wasted Youth

  Introduction   It might be narcissistically indulgent to provide an introduction for my own work, but I ask the reader to bear with me. Usually, I don’t try to offer much commentary on my poetry. However, Sketches for a Wasted Youth represents a certain crossroads for me as a Christian of the mystical persuasion […]

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Rise Proud Warrior

In Memoriam – George Floyd   Hail! proud warrior, for that final breath given to your people, becoming to us all a living symbol perfected in death.   Victory! proud warrior, belongs to you this Memorial Day, we cast garlands on your veteran’s grave for the life you gave fighting the longest war in Earth’s […]

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The Creative Call

The first language of poetry is silence. All art begins with the imposing vacuum of the blank canvas. All music must spring forth from inaudible melodies. Before the truth of nature or the Divine can be grasped, the creative mind must be inclined to the vacant spaces. For one to discover meaning in shafts of […]

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Four Photographs

It is not the simple snapshots we have taken that are real… it is flux, it is change that is real.             — Henri Bergson I. picture a moment of surf scattered sun poured in a bottle corked and sealed with wax carried on the tide bobbing about the constant current of time’s ceaseless flow […]

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That Which is Possible is Necessary

THE INFINITE ACTUALIZES THE INFINITE INFINITELY In this brief essay I mean to explore the idea that asserts that which is possible is necessary, while these are stated in a somewhat philosophical nature, I am more interested in these in their implications for human creativity which allows us to embark on the exploration of possibility […]

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