My website,, has been brought up to date—text has been changed, a book, Earthrise, has been added, an image has been added, and the section About goes deeper into my life and my work. The whole thing points to our growing relationship with Lulu...

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Armistice Day

Dulce et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen Bent double, like old beggars under sacks, Knock-kneed, coughing like hags, we cursed through sludge, Till on the haunting flares we turned our backs, And towards our distant rest began to trudge. Men marched asleep. Many had lost...

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Earthrise and Channing Smith

I wrote this a week ago: It is a truth that LGBTQ+IA persons do not have a literature that reflects us. We have a literature that reflects some of us, and we have a literature that reflects many of us partially. We don’t have a literature that reflects how varied the...

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Gay political novels

This is a photo of my four books—Ceremonies, Winter Rain, Race Point Light, Adam in the Morning—which are now being published as printed by Lulu Books. See this. See the sequence of blog posts called Earthrise. They continue to be published as ebooks. This photo was...

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Earthrise 1

Three images This picture was taken December 24, 1968, while three astronauts from NASA’s Apollo 8 program were circling the moon. Bill Anders took the picture, and the other two astronauts on the craft with him were Frank Borman and Jim Lovell. The picture was the...

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The men in the monument

The men in the monument

Today, September 16, 2016, several thousand of us gathered on the Common before the Bulfinch State House and the 54th Regiment Monument (also called the Shaw Memorial), the rally under the heading Resist Deportation! The crowd gathered around the memorial, and mixed...

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July 2024