Category Archives: Writing observations

Some Reflections on the Passing of the Poet, Walter Hammersley

I t is National Poetry Month. This piece of flash fiction honouring the imaginary poet Walter Hammersley, and referencing Lawrence Durrell, was written some time ago. I hope you enjoy my confection.  At the end, I am adding Durrell’s lovely poem, This Unimportant Morning. That should make the post all the more worthy. Some Reflections on the […]

A Noirish Night Late in January, 2017-a very modest post.

I spent a lot of this past Saturday respecting the environment by not burning oodles of slash and blowdown I’ve accumulated over the fall and winter. I trust that my inclination for sloth was not the sole cause. My absence of immolation on Saturday was filled with stories on the news about Trump, Trump the President, […]

The Little Voice in the Head of Donald Trump in the Wee Hours

“Pssst. Donnie. It’s me. Wakey wakey.” “Oh, give it a rest, Little Voice. I tired. Let me sleep.” “If only I could, Donnie. But you know me, no rest for the wickedly precise. And you know who started tsunami twittering. It surely wasn’t me.” “Holy Bad Trade Deals, Little Voice. I need my sleep. I […]

An exciting Monday Morning in the life of an older writer…

For those of you who might be interested in what the Monday morning of a somewhat older writer might look like, here goes. For the past year or so, I begin Mondays writing a haiku for Ronovan Writes. I did so today. Ronovan offers two words to be used in the haiku. Today, those words […]