From Within Gleams Light Prominent

A poem written as an exercise of black-out poetry, from a page of The Fall of the House of Usher. Some of the word tenses have been...

Tiny Negotiations with Space

My girlfriend and I were going to move. We had our minds made up. Our building had too many bugs in the walls, too much dust in the air,...

The Genesis Code

A small galaxy floats in a quiet patch of space on the edge of the universe. It is, as galaxies go, completely unremarkable, with no...

The Scientist is the Hero in this One

Last Saturday afternoon, my brother, my dad, and I embarked on a movie marathon of three 1950’s era sci-fi films. They were This Island...

The Climb: Two

I almost told you that I didn’t want to climb the mountain this year. I almost told you that after three years of searching, the...

Mourning Foods

Avocado I'm sitting in a diner in early fall 2017. The gas station next door saw its roof collapse. The air conditioning at my parents'...

The Problem of Paradox

Certain modes of thought dominate the West that many remain unaware of or simply accept as self-evident and a priori. These functions of...

Clarification or Insensitivity

I've often wondered lately why we grow insensitive to hardships in the course of time. When I think how I felt for weeks a year ago, it...

Undividing

On May 25, 2020, George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, was killed in Minneapolis, during an arrest for allegedly using a counterfeit...

The Climb

We climb the mountain, as we do every summer. You carry the pack because you are older and stronger. I scout ahead, floating along the...

Trompeta

A short about finding authenticity Performed by Hanny Zuniga with music by Wesley Snedeker

Hurricane Season

Hurricane season is coming. People bring it up with worried voices. News anchors lament it with polished concern. And, yes, some of us...

The Ol' One, Two

Georgey parked his rusted out pea green 71 Ford Pinto on North Street and 2nd. He decided to walk the rest of the way to Rex’s apartment....