Archive for the ‘Personal’ Category

New Flashfic: Cross the Line

Posted: 5th June 2017 by Bill Maxwell in Flash Fiction, Intersections, Personal
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There is an argument that video games can cause violence. I know for a fact that for many people, it brings solace. It brings relief. And there are circumstances where violence is sadly necessary. Ω Simply put, when drink and the night took him, that’s when she came alive. Phosphor colored dots on a desktop […]

Every culture on the planet has an origin story, a way they describe how things came from not-being to being. In this, they often have a mythic narrative that also discusses how the first man and woman came into existence. Equally as often these progenitors are presumed to be just like us. If you were […]

On the anniversary of Zombie Patient Zero

Posted: 17th April 2017 by Bill Maxwell in Personal

I want to offer the following suggestions: 1) If you see a zombie (patient zero), immediately and publicly declare it as risen / a messiah / a deity / a demigod. 2) Encourage people to immediately worship and/or investigate it immediately. This puts a wall of flesh between you and Zombie Patient Zero. 3) While […]

And a Time For Grieving…

Posted: 8th March 2017 by Bill Maxwell in Los Angeles, Personal

I have it marked in my calendar, right or wrong, that today is the birthday of my friend, the one who died 7 months ago. I’ve lit a candle, sage, prayed, thought, and as my heart breaks up again, I can only hope that she has found peace and traveled to where she needed to […]

A little family history

Posted: 7th March 2017 by Bill Maxwell in Personal, Theology
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I am the son of Pol ap Finnis of the western shores. I serve at the feet of the mad Dreamer poet, the trickster who here is a Doctor and the Hunter. My mother’s mother was a Northman’s dottr. My family has traced that line all the way back to the travelers who came to […]