A Country Doctor

A gravely ill man was waiting for me in a village ten miles distant.

A Matter of Appeal

Felicia knew why he was there. He was waiting. Waiting for her.

A Mother’s Son

“Maybe you should leave the rumba to those who know how to do it.”

A River of Stars

For all the stories they’d concocted, the real one electrified them.

A Soldier’s Lover

We never really had what might be considered a normal conversation.

A Vacuum Is a Space Entirely Devoid of Matter

I needed a paycheck a lot more than I needed to be kissed.


On my way to the airport I hit a Christian. This was in Arkansas.

All My Pretty Ones

The hound, the leash, the fence, the hens. So many of them.

Alphabet City, 1985

Tony’d had guns pulled on him more times than he had toes.

Amanda Strayhorn, Reverend’s Wife

She countered the reverence of his efforts stroke by stroke, tit for tat.


He was gentle and slow, like a blind man washing dishes.

Baby on a Highway

I can’t talk yet. But I know things. I will tell you all this later when I can.

Bad Samaritans

A Good Samaritan refused is no more good than any Bad Samaritan.

Badger Mountain

Keely finally stops crying when they step outside. The shock of cold.

Because What We Do Does Not Die

The man protested, I didn’t do anything. He needed the job. I only kissed her.


He sees the slight swelling of her breasts in the open collar of her blouse.

Border Patrol

We loaded the packs and started down, into the bluing of dusk.


Three fingers had been cut from her right hand, two from her left.

Bosnia Bosnia

Too bad there is no oil between her legs that 4-year-old Muslim girl.

But Beautiful

Wishing he could change everything, knowing he can’t. That’s the blues.

Cartoon Art Volume 2010-05

See no evil, hear no evil, speak
no evil, eat a banana.

Cartoon Art Volume 2010-10

New cartoons from Mary Lawton, Joe Dator, Rina Piccolo, and more!

Cartoon Art Volume 2011-08

New cartoons from P. C. Vey, Liza Donnelly, Joe Dator, and more!

Cartoon Art Volume 2014-05

Kim Warp

Cartoon Art Volume 2014-07

Cartoon Art Volume 2014-08

Cartoon Art Volume 2015-04

Cartoon Art Volume 2017-07

Cartoon Art Volume 2018-06

Cartoon Art Volume 2019-02