Echo’s In The Dark

I would hurl words into this darkness and wait for an echo, and if an echo sounded, no matter how faintly, I would send other words to tell, to march, to fight, to create a sense of hunger for life that gnaws in us all,” -Richard Wright In a musty old cave lie’s a treasure […]

A New Mythology

“Snow falling in the Mississippi darkness rolling down to the sea.” –Steve Goodmen Recent events of the last few months still seem as foreign to me as snow falling on the Mississippi Delta. In as much as these singular events have happened before, they attest to our true colors, which are heroic and also a […]

Thoreau’s Ghost

“The fire is lit, a sacred long pipe is passed around connecting us to our forebearers, while the flickering light of the campfire creates shadows that dance onto the trees and stars.” -JC We happen upon a cabin from antiquity next to a pond, nestled deep within a thicket made to specifications out of fallen […]

Brother

      You were simple in your outlook on life; never needing to impress Loving football, eating, collecting pocket knives and scary movies More inclined to do for others, you never wanted to rock the boat Just keep it sound and steady, not liking when things went adrift.