Reflections on a smoky day

The smoke thickens the air.My breath wheezing with every intake.Thank God for my inhaler.It took sometime before I acquired a prescription.Fate, it seems played a preliminary hand.Foretelling of the events to come – Covid-19 and smoke.Who could have foreseen this last year?No one.Only fate it seems anticipates. I can breathe now.The drug has kicked in.The … Continue reading Reflections on a smoky day

Looking for beta readers for my memoir

I have completed my first draft of my memoir "PEOPLE OFTEN ASK ME LIVING GAY WITH CEREBRAL PALSY" and while I have one or two beta readers. I am looking for a few others preferably authors or English majors, but I am open to others critical readers. If interested, email me at rjconfiant@hotmail.com.Thank-you in advance.Robert

This Covid thing

My bubble has become so smallI do not see my friends at allIt does not seem real, I knowWho know how long this will go? I cannot say how long I can copeThere doesn't seem any hopeI have been alone so longIt all feels, so wrong. This Covid thing,No one knows what else it will … Continue reading This Covid thing

I completed my first draft of my memoir

I completed the first draft of my memoir last night. This morning I started my first revisions and additions. I had planned on taking a week off and to start another project. However, when I woke this morning, I sat down in front of my laptop and began the revision. I guess will continue onward. … Continue reading I completed my first draft of my memoir

Coming to an end, but…

Six more chapters to go to complete the first draft of my memoir. And here I am, I am writing two chapters out of sequence: the second last and one of the other six chapters. Crazy.  I am jumping back and forth between chapters. When I get stuck on one chapter, I go to the next … Continue reading Coming to an end, but…

If you have been wondering

If you have been wondering why I haven't posted any of my usual insights, or themed excerpts of my life, you should know that I have been busy writing my memoir. I wrote 5,000 words yesterday and rebuilt one of the chapters I lost Thursday night. I don’t want to give great detail on the … Continue reading If you have been wondering