100-Word Story: The Good Thief

This 100-word story/prose poem was written probably 10 years ago and published around that time at Tuesday Shorts.  Tuesday Shorts was such an early journal of micro-fiction that it was actually hosted on MySpace.  Before closing up shop, it moved to blogspot.  The editors had been planning a print anthology, and this piece was to … Continue reading 100-Word Story: The Good Thief

Revising after Rejection: Re-Seeing, Re-Listening, Re-Hearing

Like most necessary things, writing is hard.  Communicating mental images or flashes of memory or triggering smells with tools that are, themselves, none of those things, takes work.  Doing so in ways that makes sense not just to you but also to readers takes even more work.  I submitted some things to a great journal … Continue reading Revising after Rejection: Re-Seeing, Re-Listening, Re-Hearing

Behold the Hurricane (and other Brathwaite and Brian Fallon jams)

You know all about those strange synergies of the internet.  Today, I was listening to The Horrible Crowes.  Like a lot. For some reason that only makes sense the to the tubes and wires, quite a few folks found their way here today by searching for Kamau Brathwaite's visceral insight about Caribbean syntax : "the hurricane does … Continue reading Behold the Hurricane (and other Brathwaite and Brian Fallon jams)