LITERATURE/TRAVEL

Dangerous Voice: A Poem

Dangerous Tongue Slicing niceties into blades that scratch away the warm red lip gloss, melt mascara and pop rosy cheeks, Gossip prevails.   Mirrors paint her walls, inside & out, she scurries between switches, eliminating facial glitches -with Pointy Fingernails   Scissoring up well-stitched inseams and dreams with whispers, words and index finger pointed up, […]

LITERATURE/TRAVEL

A Telescopic Look at Spooner by Pete Dexter

Spooner, Pete Dexter’s latest creative nonfiction masterpiece, published in 2009, (469 pp. by Grand Central Publishing). It steers away from his tradition of fundamentally exposing fundamental bigotry, misanthropy and corruption. Chronicling the minutest details of his turbulent childhood, in a series of quick-shot synapses, fractals come to saturate readers’ foreheads. Like milk does an animal’s […]