We Are Nothing – A Poem

I first wrote this poem in 2007 in my first semester of college. The draft was the first time someone in a collegiate academic setting told me I should consider being a professional poet. I’ve never succeeded in publishing it, but those words still encourage me. Listen to your friends – let them be theContinue reading “We Are Nothing – A Poem”

In Prayer – A Poem

In Prayer Sometimes we wonderWhy we keep calling the same numberWhen the telephone ringsUntil we return the phone to the receiverMaybe somedayOur Father will answerAnd laugh as He says“I’ve been waiting for your call all week” I recognize that “Until we return the phone to the receiver” calls out my age and the year thisContinue reading “In Prayer – A Poem”

New Short Story: The Vacant House

Up now on Coffee House Writers is my short story The Vacant House. This is an experimental piece I’ve played around with since its first draft in 2015. Since then it morphed into what it is now and I decided that it was time to throw it out into the world for some feedback. MyContinue reading “New Short Story: The Vacant House”