Poems to encourage one from succumbing to despair, to try and find strength to bravely face the future.
Sculpture of whitetail deer by Donald Olson. Colored with oil paints.
A poem on shallow activities inspired by my participation in photographing rock concerts.
Chapter 1 of The Hermit Colony, a satirical story about a man named Jeremiah Williams.
A weird and horrific story about a trip to the dentist gone wrong.
Thoughts on the social media phenomenon and its effect on the current young generation. Originally written with MySpace in mind, but valid for other sites like Facebook.
Icycles, snowflakes and other wintery shots.
A poem on inner emptiness that comes with a single-minded obsession with materialism.
A poem on emotional fatigue and self-doubt.
Essay about patriotism, nationalism and America.
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