Month: February 2014

Overreactions to Budget 2014

Although I often bemoan my stiflingly administrative role in the Ministry of Communications and Information, I must confess that there are certain privileges an MCI intern can enjoy. Overtime is an unfortunate reality for anyone who works in the media… Read More ›

the emptying nest

To my father, who lived for us, for God, and for all the things beautiful in this world  It is not easy to see you grow old. It reminds me of death, and heaven – for I do still believe… Read More ›

Red Star

Written in 2012 My mother’s death was not what I thought it would be. I had always envisioned her demise to be grand and heroic, and if not so, it would at least be spooky. Perhaps a dramatic fall down… Read More ›

Infanticide for God

Written in 2012 Foreword: This story is based on a religious premise held by many Christians. For more on the theological debate, click here. — Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me. – Psalm 51:5… Read More ›

Them rose tinted glasses

Written in 2013 On this night, hands firmly grasping the curves of beer bottles, we choose our companions freely – White Russians, Shirley Temples, Bloody Marys. We talk about Autumn Reeser and the women we would like to fuck, hard,… Read More ›

Herodias

Written in 2012 “Prostrate yourself in the dust, O daughter of Babylon! Your shame shall be seen and your disgrace made to all! You shall weep with anguish and your teeth shall break in your mouth! The Lord abhors the… Read More ›