“The greatest thing you’ll ever learn Is just to love and be loved in return.” – “Nature Boy”, Nat King Cole The lights buzzed and flickered overhead, coming to life and announcing Sahdi’s arrival.   Four small bots busied themselves, tending to the vertically stacked plants flanking the entryway of the apartment.   Sticking his fingers into […]

The disease had sharpened my senses –not destroyed –not dulled them. Above all was the sense of hearing acute. I heard all things in the heaven and in the earth. I heard many things in hell. How, then, am I mad? Hearken! and observe how healthily –how calmly I can tell you the whole story.-Edgar […]

I awoke the next morning with my arm bandaged, resting inside a sling.  I sat up, pulled the sheets back and placed my feet on the ground.   Looking around the tent, I spied a make shift sink, made from a square pan, and a toilet of some sort, fashioned out of a chair with […]

Got seven candles lit, black wallpaper, black carpet.  Looking for which (victim) to target. “ – Nas An Ezekiel Roberts Story “Ezekiel Roberts?”  I heard the feminine tones of a woman’s voice ask. I looked at her image on the display while she stood in front of the door. “Yes!  You are in the right […]

Twin silhouettes of geese against a grey sky. Mushrooming umbrellas beneath. Jazz monuments with limp shoulders. Hung heads dressed in black coat and black tie. The bass guitar tripped over the horizon, With the cymbals and drums playing double-time to catch up to the horns. Early morning ushered in the daylight. The amplitude of the […]