And by the grace of God…

“So put me down and criticize me with your lies and with your parodyIn the darkness I don’t hide, ’cause I got pride that gives me clarityI still wake up in the morning with a vision of a better lifeYou see the option of defeat is just not written in my story” ~Aloe Blacc fromContinue reading “And by the grace of God…”

a little faith…

~After Tennessee by Arrested Development with every bad choice I make for all the times I shun you, you continue to love me all my woes I wish to forget all the times I gave it my all I am told by many that recognition, brings comfort, I need that maybe my inert lack ofContinue reading “a little faith…”

Story Collaboration (The Final Chapter)…

I wrote three chapters for this story collaboration that started in May. I will be writing a stand alone multipart short story prequel of sorts to this tale of a very disturbing episode in the teenage life of Charlie Evans called The Doctor is Out. This collaboration was my first foray into writing full fledgedContinue reading “Story Collaboration (The Final Chapter)…”

Something Old Sunday #32 (LVWA Chapbook & Poetry Slams)…

From 2003-2007 I was part of a collective of writers called The Lehigh Valley Writer’s Academy created by local horror author/reporter Steven Walker & The Lehigh Valley Writers Group by aspiring Writer Chris Something or other I just can’t remember that dudes last name LOL. I was also slamming poetry from 2006-2007 with Red SunContinue reading “Something Old Sunday #32 (LVWA Chapbook & Poetry Slams)…”

There is light…

my tunnel has expanded trudging through the muck and mire one small step at a time as i pushed away the stone with my last ounce he took my hand and lead me forward for even a man that isn’t very religious my convictions of faith helped me lead me i have not been thisContinue reading “There is light…”

Nothing but time now…

My wife is officially the breadwinner. The Governor of Pennsylvania has declared stricter lock down measures, two days ago it was non essential business’s now it’s non life sustaining. My wife is a caregiver, I do quality assurance. I work for a company that films & scans old books, newspapers and the like for theContinue reading “Nothing but time now…”

Comfort…

I have a Muslim friend that puts this quote on every one of her Word Press posts. I really like this quote and I can imagine both my Mom & Gram (Her Mom) Telling me this on both sides bringing me comfort over this Holiday Season. My Grandmother was 2nd Generation Syrian American & MyContinue reading “Comfort…”