Fiction, The Winter Bride

The Winter Bride

I don't really write poetry, but this is a ballad I began about 15 years ago. I was trying to go for something structurally reminiscent of Poe's "The Raven." Did not really succeed there, and the meter needs some definite tweaking, but I've always liked the final, repetitive refrain of each stanza. This was intended… Continue reading The Winter Bride

Television, The Leftovers

The Leftovers

Based on the novel of the same name by author Tom Perrotta and developed for HBO by Perrotta, Damon Lindelof (Lost), and with substantial story input and direction from Mimi Leder (Deep Impact, On the Basis of Sex), The Leftovers, as a series (3 seasons for a total of 28 episodes), is part mystery, science-fiction/fantasy,… Continue reading The Leftovers