words

There’s always a reason

Slammed into a cell with a whistling drunk, I couldn't remember if there was a reason to go back. "You best figure it out it boy," the judge said.   But I didn't.   And now, thirteen months, eleven days later, all I have is the dirt on my boots, my car and the dice...

What’s in a Word?

The start of every year has me thinking about words.  Not just any word, one I want to take with me through the year.  One that means something to me alone.  In the past I've chosen some great words with powerful meanings: be, persevere, warrior,...

ekphrasis

Ekphrasis, is a word I first heard three years ago in my Creative Writing class. By definition, Ekphrasis has been considered to be a response, where one medium of art tries to relate to another medium. It is used to describe the essence and form...