Breaking Glass

I’ve always loved Nick Lowe and he was a big musical influence for me early on, when I started writing songs and playing in bands. Over the years, Nick has remained authentic, refining his musical gifts to respond to life’s changes – those within and around us, personal, societal, creative. That’s a true artist andContinue reading “Breaking Glass”

Half-Life

New piece of Doug Hoekstra flash fiction, “Half-Life,” published at Friday Flash Fiction, a relationship narrative dotted with plutonium and poetry.  Enjoy at the link below. http://www.fridayflashfiction.com/longer-stories/half-life-by-doug-hoekstra

Simplicity – High School

Showing Jude some of my ancient writings, I found a portfolio from High School English, poems and stories neatly typed for the teacher’s consideration.  “Simplicity” is from that folder.   I stole the first line from a Nick Lowe song.  Overall, I see a kid trying so hard to be earnest.  But, that’s how it was.Continue reading “Simplicity – High School”