Category Archives: Writing

Rediscovering Lost Civilizations and Found Adventures

I have successfully moved my old review series, “Lost Civilizations and Found Adventures,” back over to my website. It ran in 2017 on Bibliorati. LCFA has it’s own heading now (see above) and most of the older reviews are here. … Continue reading

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Doubts Like Broken Strings

A thousand times a thousandDoubts broke their stringsAnd fell off my tripping feetTrying to weigh me down like forgotten luggageIn the empty station of late Trains and dreamsWithout arrivals, without destinationsOnly they didNot succeed and after that failI dead-lifted the … Continue reading

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I Want to Talk You

I figured out our communication error We don’t actually know how to talk To each other, enjoy each other Verbally, idea to idea, word to word Because all we’ve ever done is make love So now all I have to … Continue reading

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Your Smile

Echo of laughter Hanging the night sky with love Smile of crescent moon [c 2016 Thomas Fortenberry]

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I Have Loved a River

I loved a river And she was wild Untamed and flowing Churning, chaotic I went over the top and fell Was tumbled and beaten Half to death, broken Nearly drowned in her depths But I have never lived More fully, … Continue reading

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Mosaic

I swept up the shattered Pieces and started to throw them Up in the air with fucking Euphoria but realized trash doesn’t fly So I collapsed inside, blackholed But then puddled there in misery I finally saw the truth spreading … Continue reading

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Waiting

I kept waiting For forever To start, but to start Over and over I kept my heart Broken, waiting For never was it ever Going to start So I kept breaking My broken heart Over and over My ever waiting … Continue reading

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