The Books of Power

The year was 1891, and the Industrial Revolution was taking hold, with incredible advances in technology. Ada Lovelace Evans felt she might worry…


“Internet Outlaw,” “Can’t Write Poetry,” “The Mortals Are My Playthings,” and “Wild West”

Internet Outlaw Robin Hood of the internet Whose name strikes fear Into the hearts of the secret-keepers--- The wind whispers, “Julian Assange” And…


The Freak of My Dreams

That primal urge crept upon me on a Saturday, its heated breath at my loins, begging for release. So I went through the same old tired routine---turn…


The Winter Wolves

“Owww.” Angela gingerly stepped out of bed, walking like an old woman toward the light switch at the end of the room. Plantar fasciitis plagued her,…


“Love at the End of the World,” “A Large Vestment,” “The Diner in the Black and White,” and “Writing is Easy”

Love at the End of the World Today, my stepmom sent me a text, all excited My stepbrother’s finally engaged: FINALLY And I’m sure my parents are…


“Clam Jammed,” “Modern Babylon,” “Riverbanked,” and “Silence”

Clam Jammed I am a confident woman, Not afraid to go up to a man and show a little interest--- The problem, as of late, is the Female version of a…


“A-3, the Cashier Bot,” “The Drinking Again,” “The Pale Rose Whispers,” and “Pecking Up the Evidence”

A-3, the Cashier Bot A-3, the Cashier Bot Was introduced in 2018 To all the stores At first, people knew he couldn’t count the change And they…


Verses of a Dirty Old Man: A Review of What Matters Most is How Well You Walk Through the Fire by Charles Bukowski

What Matters Most is How Well You Walk Through the Fire by Charles Bukowski (HarperCollins, March 2009) I feel that this is a work that is deserving…


An Unexpected Encounter

We didn’t know what to expect when we stepped into the monster’s lair, but it certainly wasn’t this. Me and my buddy Captain Ahab (that was his frat…


“I, NPC,” “Luna, She’s a Crooner,” “Gray Old Witch,” and “Dido of the Flames”

I, NPC Follow me, everybody! I’ve got a plan! You see, there’s no nobody who’s ever existed, like me, And we’re going to stop the #BadOrangeMan! He…