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Revisit The Sins of the Grandfather
The Tracks of a Poem To a Play
Harry: A Parenthetical Enigma
A Play in Three Acts
Harry Needs a Job
Someone only a Mother would Hire.
Down and out in Austin
The Journey Continues
Continuation of Down and Out
2 Young Men Create Their Own World in San Antonio
THE POCKET OF PUMPKIN PULP
What's a mother to do?
PULLING THE PLUG ON SCAMPERS
A Study of Quality of Life & its Absence
Matchbox Cars & the Pygmy Poet
If the Pygmy Were Sitting In My Chair
A Fine Vacation For Jody
When It's Disney World and You're With Your Daddy
A Quarter For Julie's Brow
Buster is on a quest he doesn't fully understand
Reflection of Shared Dysfunctions
The Long and Short of Life's Brevity
Once A Home
Widower and two interited children, seeks normalcy
BENT: Wake or Cross
If He Was Alive, It Wasn't a Good Life
The Seasons of Charles Mumph
The Chronicle of Charles Mumph's Nesting & Flight
Not Easy at the Top
THE TRINING Book Three
JOURNEY INTO REDEMPTION
Chapter 1: PENALTY FOR DESERTION: DEATH (PT 2)
THE BROTHERS PROFUE ARE DEVASTATED.
Chapter 1: THE METAMORPH'S RETURN (PT. 1)
A LOT OF LOST GROUND TO PICK UP ...
Chapter 2: INTERROGATION OF ZURN (PART 1)
PROTECTOR AGAINST THE FIRE PEOPLE
Chapter 2: THE POMNOT: REVISITED ( Pt 2)
DOCTREX & THE BROTHERS SEE A POMNOT UP CLOSE & PERSONAL
Chapter 3: COLD IS THE ENEMY
WAS COLD THE ENEMY'S FIRST LINE OF OFFENSE
Chapter 4: ARROWSTORM (Pt 2)
AND STILL THE CREATURES PLODDED ON.
Chapter 4: UNDER THE BED, BEHIND THE EYES (Pt1)
HERE A POMNOT, THERE A POMNOT, EVERYWHERE A POMNOT
Chapter 5: GLNOT RUETHER'S SHADOW (Pt 2)
Chapter 5: LIEUTENANTS DOWN! (Pt.1)
Chapter 6: MANY MORE WILL FALL (Pt 2)
Chapter 6: PROPHECY FULFILLED? (Pt 1)
Chapter 7: BURROWING LIKE BRAIN-WORMS (Pt 2)
Chapter 7: SOLDIER'S PERFUMED INTESTINES (Pt 1)
Chapter 8: BLIZZARD (Pt 1)
Chapter 8: TWO SADDLES, ONE EMPTY CORPSE (Pt 2)
Chapter 9: C O N F E S S I O N S
Chapter 10: ILLUSION SPREAD TOO THIN? (Pt 2)
Chapter 10: RHUETHER UNRAVELING? (Pt 1)
Chapter 11: 1,000 FATHERLESS BROTHERS (Pt.1)
Chapter 11: POINT OF THE PREMONITION (Pt 2)
Chapter 12: SITTING IN ZILTINAUR'S LAP (Pt 1)
Chapter 12: ZILTINAUR'S BAG O' GIFTS (Pt 2)
Chapter 13: DECISION ON THE PLAIN OF DJUR (Pt 2)
Chapter 13: ZILTINAUR SPILLS HIS GUTS (Pt. 1)
Chapter 14: Ignoring Giln's Premonition
Is it the same as Ignor-ance?
Chapter 15: COUNT: ONE-KABEEZAN-ONE (Pt 1)
Chapter 15: MIND AS A SHATTERING BALL (Pt 2)
Chapter 16: BUT SINCE YOU'RE NOT SAVAGES (Pt 1)
Chapter 16: THE UNMASKING OF ARKLYN ZARBS (Pt 2)
Chapter 17: KARULE BARSACH'S TESTIMONY (Pt 2)
Chapter 17: SLEEP TIGHT, GENERAL DOCTREX (PT 1)
Chapter 18: DON'T GIVE UP ON JED! (Pt 1)
Chapter 18: TOUCH AND GO (Pt 2)
Chapter 19: AN ELONGATED ABBREVIATION (Pt 1)
Chapter 19: AN ELONGATED ABBREVIATION (Pt 2)
To Bring You Up To Speed
Chapter 19: AN ELONGATED ABBREVIATION (Pt 2)
Chapter 19: AN ELONGATED ABBREVIATION (Pt 3)
Chapter 19: FOR THE LOVE OF JED (Pt 1)
Chapter 20: CAUTIOUS JUBILATION? (Pt. 2)
Keep the Dancing Somber
Chapter 20: Euthanasia Factor (PT 1)
What's best for Jed?
Chapter 20: Garvin's Painful Truth (Pt. 3)
A Delicate Emotional Balance
Chapter 20: He Was a Good Soldier (Pt 4)
Chapter 21: Ex-General Doctrex (Part 2)
A Ruse By Any Other Name
Chapter 21: Fine Day For Zarbs' Unravelling
Zarbs Reveals His Full Message From Rhuether
Chapter 21: Manipulation of Arklyn Zarbs (Pt 1)
Pulling the Strings ...
Chapter 21: Muddy Knees & Brief Shallow Graves
Even Zarbs Deserves Better Than That!
Chapter 22: Creatures on the Ceiling
Sleep Would Be a Bad Thing
Chapter 22: Percy: The Spindly legged Savior
Watching the General Unravel
Chapter 22: Traitorous Percy's Thready Contrail
Choose Your Friends Carefully
Chapter 23: Could This Be Magic?
What Did the Doctor Find Beneath the Bandage?
Chapter 24: Mystery Visitor & the Timid Tailor
Measured For an Execution?
Chapter 25: All Spruced Up For an Execution?
Doctrex Reflects On His Hubris.
Chapter 25: Axtilla Versus Doctrex
Any Surprises On the Menu?
Chapter 25: Eclipse of the Silver-Caned Rhuether
The Grand Entrance
Chapter 25: No Love Like Brother Love
What's a Brother To Do?
Chapter 25: Sunset of Doctrex, Dawn of Pondria?
Is Doctrex Playing Pondria, or Pondria Playing Doctrex?
Chapter 25: The Almighty Master Baits Doctrex
Hey, It Got Your Attention
Chapter 25: The Grimy Truth & a Pound of Guilt
Don't Cry For Me Northern Province.
Chapter 25: You Are Very Reckless, Doctrex
Could Recklessness Be Confused With Courage?
Chapter 25: You Will Dine With Us Tonight
Invitation given--Invitation Withdrawn
Chapter 26: An Unexpected Alliance
What Comes from an Extra Cup of Coffee.
Chapter 26: Big Surprise For Doctrex
All Prisoners Should Have it So Good
Chapter 26: Doctrex Sets the Hook
Mojo: The Barraster and the Maiden
Chapter 26: Great Power-Flaunting Escapade
Let Chiel Taste Your Food.
Chapter 26: I Want Doctrex To Give Me Away
Doctrex Has a Plan
Chapter 26: Sacred Rites of Conjugality
Getting the Mojo on
Chapter 26: Sparks Kindled: Fire or Ash
The Wait Is Over
Chapter 26: The Dog That Rhuether Kicks
It Was Supposed To Be So Grand ...
Chapter 27: Is the Alliance With Chiel Wise?
Everyone On the Same Page
Chapter 27: Educating Chiel
Chiel Makes HIs Move.
Chapter 27: Pressure on a Bruise
Waiting for Rhuether
Chapter 27: The Master Has Left His Yoke
His Plow Drifts In Random Directions
Chapter 28: Empire's Stability VS. Corl
And what do you do with a Riggle
Chapter 29: Cleaning Lady at the Palace Ball
Chapter 29: Cleaning Lady's Mighty Siege
Lovely Day in the Garden
Chapter 29: Doctrex & the Gold-Necked White Bird
Identity Crisis, Perhaps
Chapter 29: Rhuether's Embarrassing Predicament
V-Day Minus One
Chapter 30: Almighty Kyre In Bed With Axtilla?
In Times of Doubt ...
Chapter 30: Let the Seduction Begin
But Who Seduces Whom?
Chapter 30: The All-Nighter
The Night He'd Been Waiting For.
Chapter 30: The Grand Performance For Kyre?
Let the kids do their thing alone!
Chapter 31: All For Love of Axtilla
The search begins
Chapter 32: ... Such a Sweet Life, My Doctrex
Did Kyre Change the Rules?
Chapter 33: Pondria Visits Three Viktors
Never Butt Heads With a God.
Chapter 34: Kyre's Play and the Pliancy of Time
How Much Would Pondria Remember?
Chapter 35: Only I Know How the Play Ends
Kyre's Channel Only Has Reruns.
Chapter 36: Assassinate the One Who Loves You
All in the Pliancy of Time
Chapter 37: The End of Days?
Rhuether Shows His Stripes
Chapter 38: Fragrance of Clarna's Grief
Difference Between a Breath and a Gust
Chapter 39: Pondria Leaves the Theater
And Kyre Bids Au Revoir.
THE TRINING Book Two
General Doctrex & the Thousand Miles to Qarnolt
A man must discover his identity and destiny.
Death In the Winter Solstice
Noah must find the boy before he is murdered.
How the story came about.
Chapter 1: Ambition Versus Love
Solano Plots A Takeover
Chapter 2: Where Is The Host?
To some, Noah Winter is conspicuous in his absence
Chapter 3: Noah Arrives & Too Quickly Leaves.
Noah mingles at his party, then gets a phone call.
Chapter 4: And the quest for Robbie begins...
Duty urges Noah to leave wealth and safety behind
Chapter 5: Pre:Search -- A Playful Interlude
Noah fills Colleen in on some past events.
Chapter 6: Noah and Frenchie Reunite.
Noah and Frenchie have some tense moments.
Chapter 7: Business Before Pleasure
Noah's partner, Alice, can't conceal her fear.
Chapter 8: Search Begins With a Bang
Investigation begins... complications ensue
Chapter 9: Captain Simpson & Sergeant Cuzzins
Noah's ordeal with incompetence and proficiency
Chapter 10: Noah Meets Doctor Solomon
Noah's quest for clues finds deepening mystery
Chapter 11: Investigation Takes a Detour
Doctor does what doctors do
Chapter 12: Trek Back to Noah's Youth
Will Noah's past bring him closer to Clayton?
Chapter 13: Digging Into Clayton
With exposure, the mystery of Clayton deepens
Chapter 14: The Secret
The hidden side of Clayton revealed
Chapter 15: They're Back!
Is someone trying to tell Noah Something?
Chapter 16: New Applicant For the Job
Ariel Point offers her services
Chapter 17: Solano Searching For the Light
Solano Discovers Power
Chapter 18: Noah Attends Solano's Class
Noah sees indirectly Solano's power & influence
Chapter 19: A Few Leads, A Few Clues
Noah learns from one who fears Solano's Powers
Chapter 20: Noah Goes To The Movies
Noah sees Solano on the Bob and George show
Chapter 21: Adventure At the Movies
Noah sees Solano on the Bob and George show
Chapter 22: Solano, the Kids and the Delivery
Solano moves out of his spiritual center, loses it
Chapter 23: Noah Meets Zonski and Tarn
Are these boys truly Solano's lieutenants?
Chapter 24: Noah Chases Another Lead
Noah's hot on the trail again
Chapter 25: Noah Connects With Clayton
Clayton's friend remorsefully directs Noah to him
Chapter 26: Noah Wins Round, To Lose Fight?
Noah gets Clayton to room and calls Colleen.
Chapter 27: Clayton Goes Out While Noah Sleeps
Ariel wakes Noah to say strange man left his room
Chapter 28: Leveraging Clayton's Hangover
Sometimes ya gotsta do what ya gotsta do!
Chapter 29: Not Easy To Fire Ariel
Noah and Ariel discuss the Collins conundrum
Chapter 30: Stuck At The Top Of The Grapevine
Totally socked in, conversation is a given
Chapter 31: Some Major Truths Revealed
Spigot opens -- Truth outs
Chapter 32: More Truths Revealed
Clayton fears that the Truth will kill them both.
Chapter 33: Noah's Reluctant Commitment
Noah fires Sims ... is committed to having seminar
Chapter 34: Irate Dad enroute to Confront Noah
Noah makes some calls, mystery deepens.
Chapter 35: Emotional Confrontation With Roth
Roth's story could destroy H.I.S. Corporation
Chapter 36: Danny Exposes Sims' Role
How Danny infiltrates the racist meetings.
Chapter 37: Bizarre Meeting with Mr. Kymes
How Sims manipulated Mr. Kymes son
Chapter 38: At The Twin Dragons
Noah gets a hunch after Dinner, Calls Frenchie
Chapter 39: Reconnaissance Paydirt
What Frenchie discovered from Reconnaissance
Chapter 40: Readiness For a Hungry Audience
Last minute preparations, fears and doubts
Chapter 41: Two Speakers -- Two Audiences
Noah faces audience, Solano faces the ceremony
Chapter 42: Noah Meets Lieutenant Collins
Lieutenant Collins tries to interrogate Noah.
Chapter 43: Interrogation Concludes
Interrogation is over, Noah is back at the hotel
Chapter 44: Clayton Leaves Alone For Ceremony
Noah is to wait for signal before following.
Chapter 45: Ariel Joins Noah While He Waits
Noah has second doubts about Clayton going.
Chapter 46: Noah Hears Rifle Shot
Noah makes Ariel go home; hears rifle shot
Chapter 47: Solano Rants -- Noah Suffers
Shackled at ankles, Noah watches Solano rant
Chapter 48: Ghost Dance About to Begin
AUTHOR SUGGESTS YOU READ THIS ON AN EMPTY STOMACH
Chapter 49: Human Sacrifice Begins Ghost Dance
Noah watches in horror
Chapter 50: Clayton Confronts a Crazed Solano
Hallucination or Reality -- read on!
Chapter 51: Touch and Go ... Touch and Go
Either it's all over ... or it's not!
Chapter 52: Ariel's Tearful Confession
Ariel's first hand account of the massacre
Chapter 53: A Police Matter, Ma'am
Frenchie Fills Noah in on the raid.
Chapter 54: The Undressing of Alice
Noah contronts Alice about her hidden past.
Chapter 55: Alice Bares Her Soul
Things no one knew about Alice and Joseph.
Chapter 56: Pwease Cwose the Eye
One more loose thread tied, while lovers reunite
How This Critter Crits
GROWTH? ADULATION? HURRY -- CHOOSE!
Eddie and the Boxcar Painter
A mainstream novel
Three Additional Illusion Crashers
Bring Up the Lights: The Show's Over
A Job That Harry Really Needs
Desperation knows No Hands Like These ....
A Mindless Syllogism
And, the First Cause Is the Haiku
A Quasi-Love Letter
Just a short request.
Alice, Rick and Officer Scott
A Poet is Born
All For the Love of Peggy
For any who have ever been thirteen and in love...
Apology to Jilted Lover
A Time For Introspection.
At The Precipice
A Poem in the Romantic Tradition
A Little To the Left of Expendability
Points of View
Critter Deep Level Analysis Pt II
With Ah-Ha Moment At the End
DARK FLAMES OF SISTER MARIE
SELF DISCOVERY IS AN EVERYBODY KIND OF THING
Whom Can You Trust in This Short Life?
El Matador y el Toro
A short essay on courage and death
F-f-fu- Dy-yam! She-ut!
I'll do it later
FITBIT: The Devil's in the Details
Who's the Master, who the Slave.
For Friends of Jay Squires
A Time away from the boards
For Love of Shiny
A New Paradigm
Seems Fair To Me
You Don't Really Care For Music, Do You?
Harry Needs a Job
What we won't do --won't say -- when we're hungry!
Humbly Begging Your Forgiveness
And If Not Accepted ... To Hell With It Go
I Am A Lawnmower
Quite Free Verse
I Am The Skimmer Of Stones
A Look At Growing Old
I Love New Year's Eve
Has It Already Been A Year?
ICE SCULPTURE SHRINE
PRAGMATIST & SENTIMENTALIST VIEW SAME SCENE
Insomniac No More!
As Seen on a Coffin Wall
What Goes Into Choosing a Book.
Irreligious Fly Upon My Wall
Insignificata on Maggotry
Jason Lamar Kane's Private Orbit
Never Underestimate a Daddy's Love
No review requested
Here Come-a-Da Bride
Life's Long Pause Before the Period
And This Too Shall Pass
Long and Lonely Predawn
An evocation of waiting
Starts as ... Dies awhile ... Becomes ....
Do You Really Think You Own Your Breath?
Should One Floss Daily?
Mickey's Gift To Me
Thinking Outside the Box
A Clock's Real Tick-Tock
Mr. Lowery Needs a Job
Mr. Lowery is in desperate need of a job
My Rocky 50-Year Love Affair
Because the Tarots is a jealous maiden
The eye that can not close
Out On a Limb For Love
No Time For Reasoning
oyster with child
Packin' Ammo At Open Mic
Another Evening at Dagny's
A Bond Between Brothers
Pyramus and Thisbe
Ovid's myth revisited
Rejoicing For Helen
No description allowed, just dialogue
The Mind is ... The Heart is ... Prison is ...
Romancing Mr. Bryce
Fate Keeps Score.
Second Annual Shock-O-Rama
Winning Is Everything
SEX and AFTERSEX
For which I couldn't find a place in my novel
SIGMUND FREUD'S SOILED UNDERPANTS
A sea voyage where monumental egos colide
A Cautious First Step Into Haiku
THE BOOK OF GENITALS
Because They Just Wanted to Know
The Christmas Present
How can a Christmas present alter so many lives?
The Critter Deep Level Analysis Pt I
Oh, Sweet Exigesis, Take this Critter Home.
The Crowning of Margo Rice
An Old Man's Garden of Memories
The Executioner's Tale Concludes
Oh sweet, blessed tradition!
The Executioner's Tale, Part I
Christmas is a terrible day for an execution
The perks of winning
The Geezer and the Losers
Just An Old Jogger's Daydream
The Gift of Pollen
The Dear Cost of Honey
The Illusion Crashers, Redux
New & Expanded Micro-Critting.
The Indian, His Daughter & Nutmeg
A Writer looks through the eyes of his protagonist
The Insatiable Countess Dracula
The Killing Wall
Ready... Aim... Listen
The Lovely Young Lady
What you see won't be what you get!
The Mystic Clown
A Mini-Dose of Self-Incrimination
THE MYTH OF THE CONJOINED TWINS
This Myth Forms the Core For My Fantasy Novel
The Precipice Revisited
A Long Poem ... or A Skinny Story
THE SINS OF THE GRANDFATHER (Pt 1)
A Grandson's promise ...
THE SINS OF THE GRANDFATHER (Pt 2)
I'll do it.
Can Darkness Expunge the Light?
The Window of the Devilsmouth Hotel
Don't Follow Every Voice You Hear
The Wings of Geoffrey Carnes
THERE BUT FOR THE GRACE OF GOD...
Watching him fight his demons
Please, D Thomas, Let Me Go Gentle into That Good Night
Your Post Pandemic Reveal
Should auld acquaintance be forgot?