Water, the most ambitious force on the planet, always finds its way from one place to the next without loss of substance. As a river it crosses the terrain of time, people, place. I gravitated toward the path of least resistance engaging with life.
The 1978 convertible Cadillac soars down the freeway like a fat cigar boat on still water. Mom, in the front passenger seat, wraps a floral silk scarf around her long wavy red hair. She knots it tightly under her chin; the tail end flaps in the wind and gently laps at her cheek and neck. Dad with one arm out the window smoothly glides the vehicle with his fat right palm planted squarely at noon on the steering wheel. Read more...
Charlie giddy with nervous energy walks back and forth under the bright lights from the marquis. It’s been years since they’ve had a date night, but he’s hopeful that the magic of the symphony will rekindle the warmth in her heart. A light drizzle of snow glistens on the shoulders of his velvet blazer. The crowd, that only minutes ago flooded the entrance, has gone inside to claim their seats and only a few people sucking down the last of their fast burning cigarettes remain.
Lilith is a mythological and religious figure who has been a part of human folklore, religion, anthropology, and astrology for as long as we have recorded history. Her roots are found in ancient Sumerian, Babylonian, Egyptian and Greek sculptures and texts, she is mentioned in The King James Bible of Genesis and Jewish mythology. Her branches have spread across hundreds of years, and she is represented in Renaissance and contemporary writings and artworks. Michelangelo depicted her as