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Ode to a Clepsydra – #poetry

Ode to a Clepsydra To the alchemist’s eye, water = emotion, and so it is that our moments can be marked by the rise and fall of feeling, a steady stream of anger-eager-joy-hope-faith devotion to emotion. Days that pass without … Continue reading

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Winter Showers – #poetry

When the rain starts again, comes the relief. The relief of being loosed from months of being careful-so-careful about how long you let the water run at the tap or linger in the shower. When the rain starts at last … Continue reading

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You live close to my bones, you… – #poetry

You live close to my bones, you with your soft eyes that can snap hard in a turn, your solid arms with their sure embrace around my heart, every bit of you, from ten solid toes to strong-wide shoulders forging … Continue reading

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Aftermath – #poetry

Aftermath I. Now, walk up the road, to see what’s what. And yes, Everything does look like it’s had the shit torn out of it. Because it has. Five major winter storms in four weeks. Two of them coming after … Continue reading

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Ethereal – #poetry

Ethereal The ancients trusted their guts — they knew as well as we (but were braver in the saying) that all we are, all we have ever been, all we will ever be, is made of air. Breathe in… breathe … Continue reading

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Waking up to something better… picking up where I left off

I love when this happens. I woke up this morning with the solution to the sticky problem I’ve been having with a manuscript I’d all but given up on. I started a novel back in 2015. This was for NaNoWriMo … Continue reading

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Beloved Distance is picking up speed (after only 2 days)

Well, this is fun! I just checked my humble stats (not my full-featured analytics package) for a quick overview of how things are going over with Beloved Distance, and yes, people are taking me up on the offer of the … Continue reading

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Somehow, this book is different

To date, I’ve written and published over 10 books. Poetry, fiction, non-fiction, essays, mythology… you get the idea. Actually, I’ve written more than I’ve published. Some were more important for me to write, than to put them out into the … Continue reading

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Book formatting fun

My brain has been full of neurology and neurobiology and neuropsychology for quite a while, now. And it’s nice to take a break and focus on something as straightforward and objective as making sure that all the 10.5pt Caslon540BT fonts got changed to 12pt Constantia. I’m sure it doesn’t sound thrilling to everyone out there, but to me, it is. Read on, if you’re of like mind — or at least intrigued about why something so “dull and dry” would invigorate me. Continue reading

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Strange Bedfellows – Foreword to the 2nd Edition

It’s now been over 20 years, since I had this dream in the upstairs loft of a pink house built not so far from my ancestral home. The story at first alarmed me with its scope and detail – who … Continue reading

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