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Spoken

Spoken

Too many ideas and my brain won’t quit…
so much in my head that my dreams won’t sit

Advil and Alcohol Cures Everything

Advil and Alcohol Cures Everything

  Will you please come to me in my dreams, after three and before four, when the pain is less and sleep comes best to my sleepless brain? The pain in my mouth has almost gone with the sunrise.  A root canal on the horizon, like the dawn.  Three Advil after clammy night sweats, and […]

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Shadowboxing

Shadowboxing

[media-credit id=9 align=”alignnone” width=”600″][/media-credit] I never hit her, although once she took a swing at me. I put my arms up, and she bruised herself on one more bony than she. I never left her, until the day that she left me. I had patience.  The kind that lasts a lifetime.  Till there was no […]

Be

Be

[media-credit name=”1000AwesomeThings.com” align=”aligncenter” width=”717″][/media-credit]I don’t want to be right now, if being means I care. If caring means I need to be today. A future with no past I can bear, or at least look forward to. Not the need to cease to be today. I see another day to be, not this one, but […]

The Screenplay Diary: “Between Love and Orgasms”… Based on a True Story?

The Screenplay Diary: “Between Love and Orgasms”… Based on a True Story?

  What do you do when a screen story gets too close to real life?   Every writer, no matter the genre, will eventually run into (or run over and fall into) that giant sucking sinkhole of creative quicksand… alliterative pun full intended… the, “how close is too close?” question.  Mulling this over for a […]

The Screenplay Diary: “Between Love and Orgasms”… The Resident

The Screenplay Diary: “Between Love and Orgasms”… The Resident

[media-credit name=”Universal Pictures (1984)” align=”alignleft” width=”565″][/media-credit]The secondary character in a film can do one (or several) thing(s) to help a screen story come to life… or pull the plug on a story’s failing life-support… quicker than that brilliant soliloquy you’ve already written 100 pages in advance, for your lead character to monologue during the great, […]

The Screenplay Diary: “Between Love and Orgasms”… Just Keep Typing

The Screenplay Diary: “Between Love and Orgasms”… Just Keep Typing

[media-credit id=9 align=”alignnone” width=”738″][/media-credit] Ken Jeong, “The Hangover, Part 2” (Warner Bros. Pictures) A couple of days ago, I got an exceptionally nice mention in a blog post written by a very dear friend, in which she mentioned my ongoing efforts at writing a screenplay.  After reading the post (and spending another day mulling over […]

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