BOOK LAUNCH & AUTHOR EVENT Saturday, October 8 4:00 - 6:00 pm Winchester Book Gallery 7 N Loudoun Street Winchester, VA 22601 HOW TO PURCHASE Death Throes of the Broken Clockwork Universe is available for pre-order at most places where books are sold: Winchester Book Gallery Bookshop.org Barnes & Noble Amazon Atmosphere Press PRAISE [...]
I made only one New Year's resolution: to memorize a poem entitled The Builders by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. I reflect on its wisdom for inner balance amid days of dynamic change. The first two stanzas begin: All are architects of Fate, Working in these walls of Time; Some with massive deeds and great, Some with [...]
I am grateful to share two poems published this fall. "Notes To A Young Poet" is featured in October 2021 | Issue 9 of The Dillydoun Review. A second poem "Fernweh" was featured on TDR Daily on September 17th. Thank you very much to TDR for the generous encouragement and opportunity. These poems will [...]
Misericorde in hand, the zealot inspects the mortally wounded crusader. In every direction, the sacrosanct fallen cover the battlefield. Only the lucky ones died swiftly, faithfully as ordered, for the Holy City. The zealot considers taking this crusader prisoner. But with black flies feasting on his ghastly open wounds, nothing could save him. Not [...]
"Hacking human memory", the cyborg scientist said, "is different from repeating a story of past events." Cables fed biometric signals from the unconscious prisoner into supercomputers. The child lay in unwakeable sleep. "We must reanimate her past through real time simulation. Only then will we pinpoint exactly what transpired." The surprise attack crippled the [...]
An author debut in the middle of a pandemic is an odd move. Thanks to an amazing community, the experience was very positive. Over the last 14 months, I grew immensely as a writer and person. With much help, I published about 30 articles, 9 poems, 2 movie reviews, and 1 book. My gratitude [...]
I am glad to share three poems recently published in Eloquent Magazine - May 2021. solus columbia Quirank Thank you Eloquent Magazine for the opportunity to be featured. ~ W.D.H.
To commemorate National Poetry Month, here is an excerpt from my recent article entitled "A Quick Riff on Poetry and News". It was published in October 2020 by The Good Men Project. I have edited from the original. I share a few definitive moments when I realized poetry was for me: This year’s Nobel [...]
The October book launch came and went rapidly. The warm reception from family, friends, and writing community has been tremendous. I would like to say thank you to friends at the Winchester Book Gallery for hosting the launch of my debut book. Thank you to friends who masked up, socially distanced, and celebrated in person. [...]
I am delighted to share this poem is a selected winner of the Button Poetry 2020 Short Form Contest. It was posted on Button Poetry Instagram, Friday, September 11, 2020. I am deeply gratefully for the selection and the opportunity to share. W. D. H.