Category Archives: poetry

Coughing Fits (a hospital poem)

  I Having a hard time walking up stairs. Always giving out of breath when I walk upstairs to outdoor rooftop bars. Always giving out of breath when I walk upstairs in downtown parking garages. Had a nasty cold recently. … Continue reading

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How Using Facebook Helps Me Sell Books

Just like I mentioned in the previous blog, I used to see my author friend Christoph Paul upload mobile phone photos on Facebook. The photos contained folks who bought his books. I borrowed that idea for myself. First, I used … Continue reading

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Folks Still Buying My Book

Seems like folks are still interested in my photo and poetry book Three Orlando Nightspots. Some weeks back, at Orlando’s Imperial, my buddy Scot purchased a copy. Mind you, I rarely walk up to people trying to sell the book. … Continue reading

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Ex-Flame’s Smiling Face (an adultery poem)

Sometimes, I wonder if my ex will ever show up during my nightspot photography gigs. She did before. Showed up with a female friend the day I broke up with her. Previously, I ended our relationship through text message. After … Continue reading

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Booty Pics Requests (a poem)

My first decade as a nightlife photographer? Had to beg women to pose for booty pics. Things done changed. “I want my booty in the picture.” How the hell do they know to ask me for a booty pic? Don’t … Continue reading

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Double Whammy (a poem)

Life pretty much sucks for me right now. My mom died. Suffered a stroke. Was placed on life support. Hospital told younger brother and me to pull the plug. Said mom was not coming back. Family members begged brother and … Continue reading

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Alcohol-Induced Blackout (a poem)

One week night at Orlando’s 64 North, a friend was celebrating his birthday. He hired me for my photography services. As I photographed, I downed shots and beer all night. I remember the evening’s first half. The second half of … Continue reading

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