If the umbilical cord is our attachment to our mothers, it seems unfair that my relationship to my father was for so long defined by the faulty wiring of an electrical outlet in our basement.
In lieu of a post this week…
Check out my latest published essay, “The Power Economy of Dad.”
Courtesy of Hippocampus Magazine. They’ve got other cool creative nonfiction as well.
Check out my latest poem, “Strings.” North of Oxford has published my theory in verse on the nature of banjos, guitars, and ukuleles.
Stonecoast Review has released their tenth issue, featuring my poem, “Skiing Against the Night.
You can order a copy of Stonecoast Review here!
“I can show you the sunrise,” says Allison Boyd Justus on November 23rd.
As an experiment in poetry, Justus opened a notebook and began to write one particular poem per day, from the winter solstice of 2009 to the winter solstice of 2010. A poem per sunrise, 366 in all. Continue reading
What do tase three objects have in common? Well, three things. They’re iconic fantastical objects, they contain more room than they appear to, and they are very British. Continue reading
The premiere great work of literature in English, some would say, is The Canterbury Tales. Written by Geoffrey Chaucer, the story is actually a collection of stories. Continue reading
The first time I ever preached a sermon I might have plagiarized Steven Covey. At least, I know that I referenced him and told everyone my sermon was going to be based on his spin-off book, Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens. I think I was a freshman in high school, had been raised a Christian, and had been baptized for three years. When the opportunity came to preach a sermon, I didn’t know where to start, so I got the idea to put my own spin on Steven Covey: Continue reading