When the Lights Go Out

written April 27, 2012, with another stab at bits on June 7, 2016, because the best, hardest writing practice is striking true upon the utterly nebulous.       I had another in a series of first dates with Kavali tonight.  I say “first” because strangely each has seemed nearly as formal and cautious as…

Much Ado About a Chromosome

written May 18, 2005, revised and expanded June 6, 2016     Sometimes I get in writing kicks, and although this effort might end up being a punt, I will follow its path to whatever end.  And what better subject to write blindly of than the human heart. *      *     *…