Have Cheetah,Will Read #8 – Cornelius J. Maxwell – “Unapologetically: I Am A Man” (2020)

I first met Cornelius Maxwell when I was asked if I wanted to interview him for my “8 Questions with…..”series. I was told that Cornelius wasn’t an actor or a performer,he was a former US Army veteran who did tours of combat duty in Iraq. Three tours of being on the front lines and under […]

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Have Cheetah,Will Read #7 – Patrick Scott Barnes “Nightclub Womenz” (2020)

  For this review,the cheetah and I (with a little help from Sam) did a video review of Patrick Scott Barnes’s new book of poetry and pictures. “Nightclub Womenz” is Barnes’s second DIY published book and once again he is showing off his great talent in his poetry.   His first book “Three Orlando Hotspots” […]

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Orange/white

Its 2:37 am The cheetah is talking not to me,not this time his feet make a steady rain of “pat,pat,pat” on the glass- the sound is joined in a chorus of ruffling as it carries over to me entering my ears with the low rumbling of a purrcano,building louder and strident casuing me to rise […]

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surface

It’s 2:39 am On the surface I am alone I live alone I drive alone I walk alone I write alone On the surface I am alone I read alone I sleep alone I dream alone I nightmare alone On the surface I am alone I travel alone I clean my house alone I watch […]

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shell/laughter

It’s 9:13 am they say laughter is the best medicine it isn’t but it is a fine band aid for small hurts and uncertain times creating laughter and giving it to those who need it more then anyone would ever imagine the building where is comes from lies like an abandoned bombed out shell of […]

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no fear

  Dreaming underwater,grasping but finding empty coolness In my memories I see your face as the water starts to blur it I am scared of the water of what it means as I see you start to lose form and shape in my mind’s eye But fear still stays away from my heart and soul […]

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“Shards” (20 Apr 16)

I posted this originally on 20 April 2016.   The night sounds like a bomb in my head silent to those who have love and peace shockingly loud to me.. I turn and twist but the shards of loss and memory continue to pierce what is left of my soul. It is harder every day […]

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Have Cheetah,Will View #183 – “Three Orlando Nightspots” – Patrick Scott Barnes

It’s 1:02 am cold/snowy I haven’t done a book review in forever here,I had thought about doing them along with music reviews but I decided to focus on just films so I wouldn’t burn myself out.  But when my fellow writer/poet friend Patrick Scott Barnes dropped his third published book of poetry,I knew I was going […]

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