Tag Archives: Horror

If America Were A Woman

In the futile attempt to find the true origin and original lyrics to The Hearse Song for use in preface to an essay on funerals I stumbled upon a dark poem of both gothic horror and romance. The central theme … Continue reading

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Not Even A Columbine

This is just another example of the casual abuse of the diagnosis PTSD in the media.   

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The Hyphen War

The psychological disorder and descriptive diagnosis of PTSD has undergone a gradual evolutionary change of labels over time but it is still essentially the same disorder; it’s still the same disease. Variously named, PTSD was called: Shell Shock (in World … Continue reading

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Descriptive Writing

A Flavor Packet:  (for lack of a better name)  A pungent chunk o’ lung or mucoid sinus detritus, the result of a hard cough or a sneeze, that brings forth a spicy accumulation of old, toasty (cigarette, BBQ, house afire, … Continue reading

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