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If he could plant flowers on the moon for her, he would—lilacs in craters’ shadows, roses in grayscale cracks, and daisies (among her favorites) facing the long, rough edge fading into space, their yellows and oranges spiraling in front of endless black; and if he could spell her name on that same surface, he wouldContinue reading ““Moonflowers” Now Available in Illuminations”
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All but one of the horses stand in the stable. Shielding the fireplace’s glow, Tom double-checks the window. Often in winter light and in sightlines from the living room to the pasture, the palomino can disappear. William Auten, “Creek on the Right” “Creek on the Right” is now available at The Dead Mule School (“No good SouthernContinue reading ““Creek on the Right” Now Available at Dead Mule School”
When the Stranger says: “What is the meaning of this city? Do you huddle close together because you love each other?” What will you answer? “We all dwell together To make money from each other”? or “This is a community”? T.S. Eliot
In Another Sun: three stories merged into a novel in 2014 that became a draft by 2016, found a home at Tortoise Books in 2018, and is officially released today. Wherever you’ve been, wherever you are, and wherever you will be, thank you for reading, sharing, and supporting my work. Excelsior. Tortoise Books Amazon
With vivid flowing prose, dialogue that sounds like real people, and a non-linear narrative, In Another Sun is a personal, engaging read. Jeremiah Murphy, author Tortoise Books Amazon