Conforming waves hissing further along cool sand Foaming last words along the beach “Time to go.” Pick up the last shell and take my hand Gone are the scents of coconut lotions Roasted skin and salty sweat licked lips Kissed… Read More ›
A boxer’s most important punch is the jab. It may not end a fight but it sets up everything that does, and will keep your opponent busy and force them to play defense. That momentary stun is opportunity. It takes… Read More ›
Reading of the poem, CHURCH CIRCLE
When I returned to ANNAPOLIS, I parked at a meter near Church Circle to have my dinner and beers at Stan & Joe’s Saloon. I had not seen this 300 year old circle in almost two years and this early… Read More ›
The Last Delivery
Writer’s Note: (An earlier work from 2014 some of you will remember as titled X-Ray Specs. I re-wrote, changed the delivery and created a work of art for 2017. I gave a newspaper the right to publish it and… Read More ›
4 Exciting Facts You May Not Know About The Writer, EL BROOKMAN.
#4 While on a raucous night out in his youth in Washington D.C. with some of his buddies, he passed out. They bought a ticket at Union Station and placed him on a train. He woke up half way… Read More ›
ANSWER DISCOVERED 70 years later. Did Rhett Come Back to Scarlet?
My Uncle Jim’s relative, Hugh Gravitt, while driving his Ford taxi, killed Margaret Mitchell as she and her husband John Marsh crossed Peachtree and 14th street in Atlanta Georgia in 1949. He was convicted of involuntary manslaughter and served 10 months… Read More ›
The Jock And The Judge: Annapolis’ New Celebrity Royalty.
We all know the jock, Maryland’s favorite son, Baltimore Orioles’ great “The Iron Man” Cal Ripken Jr. When Ripken got his divorce following 30 years of marriage, put his $12 million dollar home in Reisterstown, with a baseball diamond on… Read More ›
A Clean, Well-Lit Room and an Elevator To Escape The “Nada.”
In a Hemingway’s short story he showed the way to escape the pain of the “nada.” In order to survive with dignity, to cheat the “nada,” one has to find a place, a pleasant place, “with the light, a certain… Read More ›
Annapolis, Streets Always Crowded
Church Circle, This town’s marquee Ringing bells of 300 hundred years Opens a curtain, Two shows a night Coming and going Ghosts get in free. Going at midnight Aging in my walking Limping red brick to red brick Toward… Read More ›
2016 “OLD MY ASS” AWARDS
As the year comes to a close, it is time to honor those who don’t stop pursuing life and actually show age is just a number. #10 (Feb.) Peyton Manning At age 39, became the oldest Quarterback to win a… Read More ›
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