Short Story Magic Tricks By Chronology

Originally posted on Short Story Magic Tricks:
1893 ‘The Fullness Of Life’ by Edith Wharton 1894 ‘The Student’ by Anton Chekhov 1898 ‘About Love’ by Anton Chekhov ‘Gooseberries’ by Anton Chekhov ‘The Man In A Case’ by Anton Chekhov 1899 ‘The Lady With The Little Dog’ by Anton Chekhov 1900 ‘April Showers’ by Edith Wharton…

curbing, curbing, curbed, curbing but not cubed

this rash is fixated on my bottom; not an erotic sentiment yet it is sentient to all the boils that festered and raked in some acute understanding of betrayal— shall I laugh at your consternation? shall I plead be weary of my errors? shall I love you? — no, I think for a moment IContinue reading “curbing, curbing, curbed, curbing but not cubed”

gut pinching

you have presented me your goblets of arson and like tethered lambs slaughtered me in a sadist’s finesse not for meat to eat but a meat to crave and your craving can only end if you tame the bleeding of your own gut that is hampered by a string of thorned roses and thorned capricesContinue reading “gut pinching”

Write about the three most important songs in your life — what do they mean to you?

Write about the three most important songs in your life — what do they mean to you? Today’s twist: You’ll commit to a writing practice. The frequency and the amount of time you choose to spend today — and moving forward — are up to you, but we recommend a minimum of fifteen uninterrupted minutes perContinue reading “Write about the three most important songs in your life — what do they mean to you?”

If you could zoom through space in the speed of light, what place would you go to right now?

If you could zoom through space in the speed of light, what place would you go to right now? If you haven’t known I have joined “writing 101” I  think I would also love to join blogging 101 too. But at the moment I am doing this. Getting inspired from nicholeq I decided to alsoContinue reading “If you could zoom through space in the speed of light, what place would you go to right now?”

Some Basic Points about Obama’s War against ISIS

Originally posted on Xavier's Blog:
Since Obama’s latest speech on the upcoming US war against ISIS there has been a flood of commentary, some of it very cogent and some of it alarmist in the extreme. Based on reports from experienced investigative journalists and scholars, the US war against ISIS clearly runs the risk…