A Mythology

A Mythology Pale rust, desert airDry dust fallingOver bootsOn the groundRepurposed pastThe end of the lineThe tourist trailAn abandoned millA mythologyMan at the center of everythingChasing survival and permanenceIn the autumn hazeA Pinyon jay bounces through the brushScattered seeds on the wheelOf the abandoned talismanFramed by red rock rising Prickly cactus, smooth steelFlowers poke throughContinue reading “A Mythology”

Essence – Ten Seconds

My new book of short stories, “Ten Seconds In-Between” is officially out – big thanks to the folks at Chapter 16 for running this excerpt, “Essence.” Thanks to Humanities Tennessee for the love, and Better than Starbucks for publishing the book. Hope you enjoy it – feel free to follow the link and pick upContinue reading “Essence – Ten Seconds”

Unseen Undetected – Video Premiere

Happy to announce “Unseen Undetected,” the second video from the new Doug Hoekstra album “The Day Deserved” premiered this past week, Monday March 22 at Ink 19. “a welcome return to song from one of Nashville’s most lauded songwriters.” Alternating narrative p.o.v. in the verses, genie out of the bottle, intertwining musical lines, visuals byContinue reading “Unseen Undetected – Video Premiere”

Psyche

Pleased to have a brand new short story of mine, “Psyche,” in the latest print edition of The Main Street Rag literary journal, volume 24 number 4, Fall 2019.   It’s a print zine, so try to buy a copy and dig all the great authors involved.  My tale follows right here… Psyche We metContinue reading “Psyche”

Ode to Brian Jones

Recently went to see the Rolling Stones’ Exhibitionism at the Musicians Hall of Fame here in Nashville. Got me reflecting on the founder of the stones, the long gone Brian Jones. Ode to Brian Jones Blonde hair. Devilish grin Pink Cadillac dreams etched Into a fan club questionnaire Passion of the heart that pounds MuddyContinue reading “Ode to Brian Jones”