We are too young to know how to do this.
I’ve read a book I found in the city library.
We have acquired the vocabulary.
We sit on the edge of your bed, fasten one another’s eyes,
say the words for what we will do.
Another excerpt from early in The Distance Between Us, featuring Lee alone in his shop with the thoughts that the onset of fall stir in him.Read More
Why would I not stop and gaze
on the sidewalk beside the orthodox church
as the Sunday morning faithful file inside
An excerpt from early in The Distance Between Us, featuring Lee and April negotiating one of many troubled relationships in the novel.Read More
When I talk to people about the novel I’m working on, they often ask how I came up with the idea. Here’s the answer.Read More
The first scene in the novel (at the moment), introducing two of the three main characters.Read More
Something a bit different for me. The opening scene of a psychological thriller short story.Read More
An excerpt from early in The Distance Between Us featuring Meredith and her party friend Annie, and the first hint of complication in the novel.Read More
It was summer and night in this city in the desert
and though the heat of the day had diminished
it lingered long, humid on our skin
as we lay on the grass and watched a hundred stars fall.
Crippled sun lying low,
hugging tops of trees…