The Silence & The Howl | Part 7

§.07 When Sprawls came in from work he found Harmon hunched over a notepad, furrow-browed and furiously scribbling with great energy and concentration. "Sup." "Welcome back," Harmon turned in his seat and proffered the notebook to his friend; upon the leftern page was an elaborate portrait illustration of a young, round-faced woman with pronounced cheekbones,… Continue reading The Silence & The Howl | Part 7

The Silence & The Howl | Part 6

§.06 Harmon stood still. Paralyzing terror the whole of his form. The room was dark. A light visible in the distance. White and beckoning. The walls dripped viscously as if composed of oil or some like substance. A figure, human-like and yet not human, stood silhouetted by the albescent radiance surrounding. The man reached out… Continue reading The Silence & The Howl | Part 6

The Silence & The Howl | Part 5

§.05 When Harmon returned to his house he found Sprawl's car in the small, circular concrete drive before the rickety porch of the two-story ramshackle and another, unfamiliar vehicle next to it. Company. He parked behind Sprawl's car, got out and ambled to the intrusive machine and looked in the window. A purse lay in… Continue reading The Silence & The Howl | Part 5

The Silence & The Howl | Part 2

CHAPTER TWO Harmon awoke with the rising of the light. He ran his hands through his hair, wild and dark as raven-down. He stretched and cracked his neck and leaned out on the tips of his toes til he fell to the floor, catching himself before his face collided with the spotless concrete of his… Continue reading The Silence & The Howl | Part 2

Fiction Circular 1/24/19

“Substitute 'damn' every time you're inclined to write 'very;' your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.” --- Mark Twain ♦ INDEPENDENT AUTHORS First up, Peter Midnight from The Storyhive. The wings of the angel might belong to the angel of death… --- The Storyhive, Peter Midnight ♦ From… Continue reading Fiction Circular 1/24/19

Reading List Of Works Formative To Early American Thought

Medieval Works Ordinance of William the Conqueror (1072). Laws of William the Conqueror (c. 1066). Constitutions of Clarendon (1164). Assize of Clarendon (1166). Magna Carta (1215). De Legibus Et Consuetudinibus Angliæ (c. 1235). Summa Theologica (1265-1273). Marco Polo's Travels (c. 1300). The First Manual of Parliamentary Procedure (c. 1350). The Declaration of Arbroath (1320). 15th… Continue reading Reading List Of Works Formative To Early American Thought

Celebrations Of The Winter Solstice Through Cultures & Time

Myth bares a indelible connection to the changing of the seasons and the modulation of the land they harbing. Hercules contestation with the Hydra (a multi-headed water monster) in ancient Greece bares parallels to the struggles of Greecian water managers and their multi-faceted (ie. multi-headed) irrigation systems. The snake-god Apophis (Apep) who clashed every morning… Continue reading Celebrations Of The Winter Solstice Through Cultures & Time