“Office Furniture” (excerpt)

“Office Furniture” is one of the stories to be found in my latest literary venture, Stranger Things, hopefully to be completed this year. ============= I’m sure I’m being called all kinds of bitches right now, she thought to herself. Good thing I don’t care. Responding to new emails that were making their way in, she […]

:: contusion ::

                          superficial wounds are not meant to hinder us but to teach lessons   ============= Copyright ©2014 by J.S. Atkins for Running Likwid Works “The Life that Songs Unlocked” Project | part One As inspired by Stevie Wonder’s iconic, “Songs in the Key […]

:: have a talk with God ::

the present day contrary to popular belief, is not as different as some feel just different in how it is presented, the difference, are those dealing in the present our way has been lost, you can pick and choose why but somewhere along the line we… simply forgot the means to which they got by […]

:: village ghetto land ::

this land is your land it was never my land, from the Watts towers to vacant Barry Farms land the chilled ran amuck, birthed from homes of fatherless woes man leaving the children to run amuck, birthed from homes absent of, a man re-threading the spinning wheel weaving a cycle of thicker fabric, penetrating hopes […]

:: sir duke ::

it’s like love unexplainable indescribable an entity all it’s own it’s like life for some there’s no existence without it it’s like laughter essential in it’s healing and mood altering ability it’s like links between here and now the present and the future the backdrop for all we are and ever will be it’s like […]

YKWIA – Ch. 20 [excerpt]

“Babe!  Baby?” “Yeah?” “You got a package.” “From who?  Did you sign for it?” “No.  It was just laying on the front step.  No return address.” Frustrated, the big lineman pushed himself up off the custom built chaise lounge in front of the large, floor to ceiling window in his master bedroom.  When he made […]


I have cried been pissed off laughed uncontrollably, been worried to no end and felt pride unbeknownst to me, chastized and lectured tickled and joked endlessly helped and reassured protected that which is a part of me, I am amazed everyday at the young man that you are, born into a world of confusion yet […]