“The Fear Is Excruciating, But Therein Lies The Answer” – A Dialogue With Hank

"Hey, Hank." "Hey buddy." "Been a weird one, huh?" "This?  This ain't nothing." "I don't know whether to take comfort in that, or be fearful." "You're always fearful." "Yeah.  I suppose.  Don't mean it.  But, yeah." "Why do you think that is?" "I should be asking you.  Questions, I mean." "Don't deflect." "Well.  I suppose.  … Continue reading “The Fear Is Excruciating, But Therein Lies The Answer” – A Dialogue With Hank

Take a look around, man and watch our worlds collide!

Title from Buzzov*en, "Shove" from the album ...To a Frown I learned something interesting at my head shrinking session a couple days ago. Apparently, the current medical knowledge of the last decade or so indicates that anti-depressant and anti-anxiety medication has little or no effect on bipolar symptoms, and in many cases can actually exacerbate … Continue reading Take a look around, man
and watch our worlds collide!

Porcelain Strawberry (Part IV)

What follows is a selection from The Sacred Lost Tomes of The Ryan, the brief and terrible history of which is glossed over¬†here¬†and here.¬†¬†‚ÄúPorcelain Strawberry‚Ä̬†is the second piece of short fiction I can recall having ever written, not including whatever crap I may or may not have been churning out in my adolescence, and has … Continue reading Porcelain Strawberry (Part IV)