The lyric "I'm the first-born unicorn/Of a self-exalted nation" popped into my head and I couldn't NOT write this song...
The heart is the vital organ. It can calm and soothe. Listen to my heartbeat. Feel my love.
A person never struggles against just one thing at a time, do they?
Lyrics and links for demo of my new song "When I..."
The demo for my new song "Murder Of Crows"
Song "Father Abraham" written by Chris Neal, copyright 2014.
Where you go and what you do, who knows?
World class art installation does grand tour...
so if we start to wander amid the island breeze and spend the hours of our thinkings to unloose the ways to fail to miss the point and then miss it again while congratulating ourselves and lest the hounds be loosed to chase reason...
Marianna Muerte and Solomon Suerte walk by the Western Sea...
Janie got the manual last night Janie got the manual last night She wanted to make everything came out all right Janie got the manual last night Janie read the manual last night Janie read the manual last night She stayed up reading...
Chapter Three It was bright. Mark hurt. It smelled good. There was a gentle breeze. Mark hurt. The ground was shaking, there was an earthquake. Earth was going away. His house was gone. His family was gone. It was bright. It...
Sister Nellie Somewhat smelly Peanut butter apple jelly Brother Sonny Slightly funny Eggs crispy bacon runny Uncle Biff Had a tiff Aunt Petunia somewhat miffed Howl the doggie Slightly soggy Smells like from down in the boggy ...
Chapter Two “Dude!” the man was yelling while vigorously shaking Mark. “Wake up, Dude! It’s almost time to go!” Mark had some trouble at first but then he looked at who was shaking him. The guy was at least six feet tall,...
Young Mark is about to start a journey of 1000 miles, but that first step can be a killer...
Laugh In only the way that you can laugh Cry When the reasons for crying can’t be Denied Don’t let them tell you when you can or can’t Smile For the point of it all is that there will be a day when you can Laugh You will...
Finally, the final chapter in the saga of the weirdest band in history.
The fifth Omar and Butch episode. In this episode, our intrepid heroes have a new helper and so does their old enemy!
The fourth episode of my radio plays. In this episode, our heroes are reunited, and we see the possible return of an old adversary.
The third episode in the Travles of Omar and Butch. In this episode, we see that perhaps you can go home again.
The second in the episodes of Omar and Butch. This time the travelers help the men of Jupiter Drop, a town with many, many problems.
Since I was a kid I wanted to do radio plays! Here is the first episode in "The Travels of Omar and Butch." In this episode, the heroes come to a town where the people may not be what they seem.
Chapter 28 in my novel "The Just War." In this chapter, the conflict comes to an end, but is the story truly over?
The ending of my novel, "The Just War." The story is concluded, but does anything ever really come to an end?
Chapter 27 of my novel "The Just War" that I'm writing in response to the NaNoWriMo challenge. The penultimate chapter. In this chapter, Vic might have a breakthrough.
Chapter 26 of "The Just War," a novel I'm writing for the NaNoWriMo challenge. In this chapter, the team pulls together, or tries to.
Chapter 25 in my novel "The Just War." In this chapter, just when it seems the storm might break, all hell breaks loose.
Chapter 24 in my novel, "The Just War." In this chapter, they may not have caught Dr. Watson, but neither do they have Sherlock Holmes.
Chapter 23 in my novel "The Just War." In this chapter, Detective Smithers and Mrs. Lawless get to know each other a little better, and Jan and Sue go shopping with an unexpected result.
Chapter 22 of my novel "The Just War." In this chapter, a child shall lead them.
Chapter 21 in my novel "The Just War." I'm writing it for the NaNoWriMo challenge. In this chapter, Barry talks about his sister.
Chapter 20 in my novel "The Just War". In this chapter, Jan confronts her husband's weaknesses and also her own.
Chapter 19 of my novel The Just War. In this chapter, Vic wakes up in the hospital to find out that things aren't as bad as he thought. No, they are much, much worse...
Chapter 18 of my NanoWro novel "The Just War." In this chapter, Jan is in the spotlight. She sees everything, and sometimes she doesn't like what she sees.
Chapter 17 of my novel The Just War. In this chapter Vic starts to realize what he's done and he definitely feels the effects.
Chapter 16 of my novel The Just War. I'm writing this as part of the NaNoWriMo challenge. In this chapter, we find out just how much, and how little, the news knows at this hour.
Chapter 15 in my novel The Just War (half way there!) In this chapter, things take a left turn from bad to worse.
Chapter 14 of my novel The Just War. Now we get a bit of a look inside Detective Phillip Smithers' head.
Chapter 13 in my novel. In this chapter we get a better look at Barry and his girlfriend Stacey.
Chapter 12 in my novel I'm writing for NaNoWriMo. In this installment, Vic and Jan get the money, but are they losing their grip?
Chapter 11 of my novel The Just War, which I'm writing for the NaNoWriMo 2012 challenge. In the kidnapper makes contact.
Up on the dime! Chapter 10 of my deathless novel (or not deathless, but one can always dream...) In this chapter the Lawless family arrive home and are greeted by friends and an announcement.
Chapter 9 of my novel I'm writing for the NaNoWriMo challenge! The family goes in front of the news cameras to plead for their daughter.
Chapter 8 of my novel. We meet Detective Smithers of the Fishers Police Department and learn a little more about Vic.
Can you really write a whole story in just one sentence? Maybe, maybe not. But it's certainly worth a try!
Chapter seven of my novel that I'm writing for the NaNoWriMo challenge. In this chapter, we see things through Janet's eyes.
Chapter 6 in my novel. The process of gathering information when action is what's desired.
Chapter 5 and things both speed up and slow down at the same time...
The fourth chapter of my novel which I'm writing for NaNoWriMo!
Third chapter of my novel "The Just War" that I'm writing for NaNoWriMo!
Trust me, being able to see the future is not all it's cracked up to be...
The second chapter of my novel "The Just War." I'm writing it as part of the NaNoWriMo challenge! Join the fun!
My NaNoWriMo entry, part 1!
I know you're dancing out there, and I long for the day when I see you again...
I can't just leave it alone...
Don't let the man bring you down, man!
I walk up the hill holding you for one last time...
Police and thieves sit around the table, eyeing each other and their drinks.
I wanted to keep her but she has been set free. Go in peace, but carry my love...
There can be poetry in the mundane. And there can be terror in the workaday...
It's said the eye is the window of the soul, and truer words...
Feeding the beast is what he does.
Can you really snatch failure from the jaws of success? Hey, it's been done before!
Some moments haunt you forever. And forever is a very long time, indeed...
There are people who want to make the world a better place! They love their fellow men! Don't you just hate people like that?
Memories can be glorious things sometimes...
Everybody knows one thing, and here's the one thing I know.
The Fighter has given her life for the fight. But life has not given up on her.
Decision in the Valley of the Alive! Decision in the Valley of Bones! Make the right decision!
Circles can dominate your life if you're not careful. I know I never am...
Are we in this together? If not, why not?
We're only human after all...
Straddling a sidewalk crack? Not me, baby
The woodland ghost shows all the others where to stay...
The end is the beginning is the end. But forget about smashing pumpkins, let's go for a ride!
Robyn Hitchcock may want to sit on a desk and illuminate the world. I don't.
Sometimes dreams are so real. Sometimes being awake feels like being in a dream. I keep asking nonetheless...
Bands come and go. Some stick with you. Sometime you wish they wouldn't...
One million stars, black holes and quasars! And You are there!
Across a stick? I'm not sure. Maybe you can make sense of it...
Some things are what they are, and some things represent something else. Sometimes it's harder that way...
Wood is polished, metal shiny, you tell me then we'll both know why!
The new epic of now, when your hair is short and your gown is green.
The dance when she looks up in your eyes for the last time as you daughter, what father wouldn't cherish that?
There was a very short book they gave us to read. You read it first.
Because I'm stupid, that's why!
Kyrie Eleison = Lord have mercy, and mercy I ask for.
You never know where a rambling Hub will take you, do you? How about, to another rambling Hub? This was not supposed to be part 2, but I guess it is!
Does the New Testament really support slavery? Let's take a look!
You may believe it, you may scoff at it, but my life has been influenced by the supernatural. Really!
Does the Old Testament really endorse chattel slavery? What is chattel slavery, anyway? Let's find out!
I am often told that secular, modern societies don't get their morals from the Bible. Really? Let's see!
If a little bird whispers in your ear, be careful. You may not want to know...
Dear Blood Relatives (and extended family of man,) a few thoughts?
Don't worry. It'll all be alright. Really, it won't.
Some things hurt after the fact. Some things don't wait.
Is it real right now or will it only be real in your memory?
Divorce is as rampant in the church as outside, but it shouldn't be!
Sometimes, where you would choose to live depends on where you already are! Sometimes not!
What could possibly go wrong? It's just a trip to Mom and Dad's...
Seeing can be believing, but sometimes the most real things are those seen through different eyes!
I'm not THAT old! Ami?
Where can you get what you really need?
The rocket to Heaven leaves from platform 7 tonight...
What does the old apple tell the young oranges?
I don't want to do it. Would you?
The crooked man came out to play. The crooked man then went away. I wish I wish that he would stay...
to be truly alone is not as fun as it sounds.
Michael buy some bread. Please don't go yet Michael.
Be careful what you wish for, you just might get it.
What was the fight song for your high school?
When you were little, what did you think you would be? What did you think everyone else would be?
We'll thrill you to death or know the reason why!
It all means something to someone, somewhere. Yes it does.
I think everybody knows Giant Sam. In some way.
Go for it? Maybe? Okay, go for it!
The journey of a thousand miles means sometimes it IS the destination. Dig?
Beware! Beware! Epic light verse. Don't say I didn't warn you!
Do you ever wonder about things? Do you suspect they're worse than you think?
Ever wanted to go to someplace but you don't know why?
Sometimes things seem like they should go one way but they go in a different direction. It's not always fun. No it's not.
Mice are not very reasonable. They simply won't accept the brie when they really want cheddar...
When it arrives, will you think you should have seen it coming?
I'm not giving this one any more thought...
Who do you follow?
What dreams are crazy? And why?
Does your boy jump around and enjoy life? Mine sure does!
Do you sheep? Light verse or not, this poem does!
Was it Oscar Wilde who said that America and England are two people separated by a common language?
My daughter is beautiful but it's hard for her. I love her so much!
Light verse? Maybe...
The men, you know, are everywhere. I'm no longer sure that I care. Come and meet them if you dare!
Ever know someone like this? Yeah, me too.
Do you think about thinking? Didn't think so. Me either.
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