Opportunity (poem)

Posted by ractrose on 6 Jun 2018 in Art, Poems

    Opportunity   Some new epoch had arrived It arrived And came in secret In like a brined seed ensconced A sour pickle plastered to the hamburger bun That crows find unpalatable Opportunity as a figure of allegory Your design challenge is to dress her She wears the helmet of a Keystone Kop And […]

Every Sort of Help: Hammersmith (eleven)

Posted by ractrose on 6 Jun 2018 in Fiction, Novellas

Hammersmith Chapter Eleven Every Sort of Help         There were two types of men women fell for. Her weeding partner was of the third. Ralph had been. Inclined on their honeymoon to sit by the window, read the newspaper, and tell his new wife, “Go off, look at the stores, if that’s […]