Benjamin

Benjamin stands at what use to be the 23rd street entrance to the FDR. The salty air from the tidal estuary, that was once known as the East river, is fresh and inviting. He wishes he could just go for a little swim. Time is against that desire though. Benjamin is tall for his age, …

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The Rover

The rover had been given the command to stop five minutes ago. The new command was take and send a photo. All of the engineers waited. A quiet developed loud in its intensity. They have to wait five more minutes for the image to arrive. One of the junior air force guys tries to whisper, …

Nothing

Nothing. From nothing From nothing to blackness. From nothing to blackness to the beginning. From nothing to blackness to the beginning to something From nothing to blackness to the beginning to something to more From nothing to blackness to the beginning to something to more to anything From nothing to blackness to the beginning to …

For Glory

The king’s arm shoot skywards. The sword encrusted in his hand glows a rusty red in the noon sun. Some from the line whisper it is on fire. Zeus commands the king’s destiny. The older warriors know better though. They shake their head. The truth is many will die today. That's the truth. Lots of …

Elvis Died

Or did he Some rumor he became a Truck driver out of Bozeman, Montana others suggest he's a short order cook in Amarillo, Texas Both might be right Both might be wrong Some say he might live forever Others argue he was never born I like to think the mystery is better then any reality …

Hermes II

A transport ship swings down and enters the first runway gate. It moves slow. Its two plasma engines glowing a dull yellow. The craft’s designation on the grey hull is written in chipped white paint, it reads SF 92/902. A little boy sits on his daddy's shoulders watching. He asks, "is that them?" The boy …

The Group

The meeting is on the first floor of the new V.A. building off Columbian Way near downtown Seattle. New as in old, but not as old as the building Amazon.com took over, whenever that was. It is still old though and group meets down one of the more ancient wings in the substance abuse clinic. …

Remember Her

  "Do you remember the woman at the wedding, she gave that long speech. Cried the whole time?” my wife asked.  "Then danced the rest of the night?” “Yeah.” I acknowledged I did remember her. “She died.” I was shocked, It didn’t feel right. My memory of that woman and death did not fit together. …