Hammersmith: Epilogue (part one)

Posted by ractrose on 12 Mar 2022 in Fiction, Novels

Hammersmith Epilogue (part one)             Hogben felt his odds of escape must be improved by company. The company was not choice. He strongly entertained severing ties with his old partner. Wistful thoughts of roosting had lately crossed Hogben’s mind, and a settled man needs an honest profession. “Hogben, I will […]

No Stake in the Game (poem)

Posted by ractrose on 12 Mar 2022 in Art, Poems

      No Stake in the Game   The hour seemed hot And the malefactor not alone in gauging how the wind was blowing conditions dry enough like sarcasm Imagine    towering figures turning brat    Marshall plan negotiators men like that Gnomes, they prove, listening under toadstools Galloping gourmands    Saturns never wrong…that is…never a wrong […]