A Simple Story – a short story

"A Simple Story"a flash-fiction short story by Jeremy C KesterPart of Free Fiction Fridays “It’s a simple story,” my grandpapa said again. I sat on the stoop as he rocked back and forth in his chair. This was the way things had been that summer. Few words were ever spoken except the volume of those … Continue reading A Simple Story – a short story

Not Others

There are plenty to be distracted by. But they are distractions. They are the acts and behaviors of others. Other people. People who are not ourselves. This isn’t in a grand sense; this is in an interpersonal sense. There is the “I” and then there is the “others”, those who are not the “I”. Yet … Continue reading Not Others

The Tower

Ancient wisdom is not to be dismissed. It often appears that those in ancient times understood far more about human nature than we do today. With our modern focus on data and information, thinking that people are simply biological machines, we seem to miss the knowledge that had already been gained centuries upon centuries before. … Continue reading The Tower

Bourbon – a poem

"Bourbon"a poem by Jeremy C Kester My fingers touch around glassWeighted with my emotionsChilled on bourbon and iceTrying to dull my sense hereWhere I need to forget it allWhere escape seems the rightBut I sip still my quiverAnd inhale the intoxication Poem written by Jeremy C Kester©2021 Jeremy C Kester – All Rights Reserved

Progress – 2-24-2021 Edition

Two days. That was all that I’ve missed in a little over two months. Even still, those two days were (not) planned. My family had to make a special trip into Philadelphia, which since it is cheaper to drive (albeit much longer time-wise), that is what we did. The trip to and the trip back … Continue reading Progress – 2-24-2021 Edition