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Poem: he loves me not

The following piece was presented at Jersey City Writers’ literary event – Formation: A Night of Poetry. Please enjoy. hope dies a slow death. parched flower petals dropping one. by one. by one.

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Twas the night before New Years

The following piece was presented at Jersey City Writers’ genre event – Recess: Children Stories for Adults. Please enjoy.   ‘Twas the night before New Years, and all through the city, Young babes, broads, and bitches were dressed very pretty; In stockings, high heels, and the shortest of skirts, They topped off their outfits with low-cut […]

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The Step

The following piece was presented at the Jersey City Writers’ monthly genre event–Reflections: A Reading of Memoir Vignettes. Please enjoy.   It starts with a step. But not the one you’re thinking of. Not the one at the beginning, over the blue plastic speed bump, when your heart rushes up into your throat and a chorus of watch beeps […]

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Rolph

The following short story was presented at the Jersey City Writers’ monthly genre event–Creepypasta: A Literary Reading of Web Horror. Please enjoy. There once was a family: a mother, a father, a daughter, and a son. One day, when the son was three and the daughter was eight, the father abruptly left to pursue his fortune […]

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Table Reading Helps Aspiring Playwright

Table Reading Helps Aspiring Playwright

As as writer, I’d love to say there’s nothing quite like seeing your words printed on a page. But as an aspiring playwright–I’m not sure I can call myself an actual playwright yet–I have to say that there’s nothing quite like hearing your written words come out of someone else’s mouth. And that’s exactly what […]

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Choose Your Own Adventure: New Hope Style

What do you get when you gather a small contingent of Tuesday and Thursday night writers, pile them into three vehicles, and send them off to New Hope, Pennsylvania? Well, that depends which writers you decide to follow. Jim and Paul’s adventure in Car 1 began with nearly getting a parking ticket before ever leaving […]

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