Category Archives: Writing

The Bells of My City

The bells of my city are sirens Desolation is its only integrity A sanctuary for difference through indifference An affirmation of God as a social concept The bells of my city are Sirens calling Human suffering is on art display … Continue reading

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When a Man Dies on the Moon

Floating disc, pale eternally flying in a quiet symphony of stars and reflectivity forever alone in her nativity until on her virgin soil walked the rude, uncouth boot of enterprising man the day he died upon the moon Walking in … Continue reading

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Woman Spontaneously Conceives After Watching Too Many Puppy & Kitten Videos

Note: This is a gag article; there is absolutely nothing truthful about it. It is a satire, and none of the people nor institutions mentioned herein actually exist. The facts are fictional, too. The person responsible is David K. Smith. … Continue reading

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The Self-Aware Society

Author’s Note: This is not necessarily a rigorous reflection, but rather a stream of reasoned consciousness, as it were, about the nature of the society I inhabit. Furthermore, this is not a totally absurd piece of thinking as Camus might … Continue reading

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Brother’s Keeper

I am my brother’s keeper I keep you alone I keep you homeless I keep you bereft I divide you from me and say it’s God’s Judgement I cleave you from me and say I keep you for your own … Continue reading

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The Care and Feeding of Your Digital Photos

High resolution images from the photographer are just the beginning. Here are a few tips for getting the most your digital photos have to offer. Back-Up Your Photos Back your photos up to the Cloud, a thumb drive, a hard … Continue reading

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Meredith O’Connor Fights Bullying with Song

When it comes to taking the bully by the horns, Singer Meredith O’Connor takes center stage, speaking out and performing at Friday’s Every Mind Matters Awards Ceremony at the Alex Theater in Glendale, CA, and Thursday evening’s Los Angeles Internet … Continue reading

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Why the Better Way

It seems to me that we hear about evil every day. That we hear about injustice, that we concede with indifference, we expect corruption, we even use stories of others’ excesses to excuse our own personal conditions in life. We … Continue reading

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The Center of the Circle: The Universal Nature of the Sacred

David Smith The Center of the Circle: The Universal Nature of the Sacred With the Preface: ‘Mass Value’ by David K. Smith 4/25/2008 — Preface: Mass Value Understanding the Context in which ‘The Center of the Circle; the Universal Nature … Continue reading

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When We Speak of Ourselves

When everyone is “polite”, and when people do not want to “rock the boat,” important issues are left unsaid. When people get uncomfortable because someone is talking about a certain subject, then that subject does not get discussed, and that … Continue reading

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