A prophet walks down Route 6 in Scituate and Johnston, Rhode Island dressed in sack-cloth and ashes. Can anyone even see her? How do the biases we hold about one another keep us from seeing one another and ourselves? Is the gulf that separates us unbridgeable? Must it always end in tragedy?
The Blind Emperor
Abe Klein is the Blind Emperor, a man who lives mostly in his own head. His life has not turned out the way he thought it would. Then one day a beautiful young woman with pink and blue hair and many piercings walks into his shop, and Abe’s life changes.
The Four Fingered Horse
A man has horses and feeds them. He dreams about them. They provide the order and purpose in his life. Then other men come and remove his ability to care for his horses. What will he do? Where will he go?
COVID-19 and The Supreme Court: Coronavirus, Chaos and Democracy
This story is about the abject failure to control and contain Coronavirus in the US. Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court Brett Kavanaugh reminded us, at his confirmation hearing, that “boys and girls like beer.” Our failure to control Coronavirus came about because we have allowed democracy to wither, because we expect nothing more from one another than “liking beer.”
A Liberian internet entrepreneur from North Providence, Rhode Island falls in love, sort of, with a Honduran doctor he meets when she comes to clean his mother’s house.