Not Quite What I Was Planning: Six-Word Memoirs by Writers Famous and Obscure by Rachel Fershleiser and Larry Smith

Not Quite What I Was Planning: Six-Word Memoirs by Writers Famous and Obscure by Rachel Fershleiser and Larry Smith

Originally published August 26, 2008 Basically, the premise of the book is if you could write a memoir in six words, what would yours be? They were taking submissions from every writer: professional, non-professional, famous, and the not-so-famous. As I was reading it, I was laughing about how truly easy it was to sum your…

Silence (2016)

Silence (2016)

Originally published January 11, 2017 I had the pleasure of seeing Martin Scorsese’s newest picture, Silence, at the Red Rock Casino Regal Theatres yesterday. I got my pass through Gofobo. They are reliable for complimentary movie tickets. As with anything free, always arrive as early as possible, even if you have to sit around. I…

Zombi

Zombi

Originally published April 8, 2012 Not the glamorous ghouls from the moviesOr the pending apocalypse from the booksBut the ones who wear monkey suitsPlasters on a fake smileAnd pretends they are not dead insideLike me. I shall never forget the dayThat I lost all hopeSay it out loudCried like an anxious childWho lost their invisible…