The Knock

The phone startled the Reverend out of sleep. His heart thumped with a generous uptick from the jarring shriek of the ring tone – his wife kept the volume at ten so that she wouldn’t miss calls from the garden. The Reverend pressed his heels down onto the easy chair’s foot rest to push it … Continue reading The Knock

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The Great Escalating Tragedy

By Alitheia Markopoulos CROQUET LAWN, KY - Authorities were called to a tense scene at Narrenleute Mall last Tuesday morning. An escalator in the mall’s west wing had come to an abrupt halt, leaving 20 people stranded. After waiting a few minutes for the escalator to restart, panic began to set in amongst the riders. … Continue reading The Great Escalating Tragedy

Rerun

Crank the volume Hands at ten and two Don't Take a scroll Busy hands, idle mind Leave Nothing to see here Turn up the glare Me Lost in a cul-de-sac The familiar bird sings Alone At last a destination Its aluminum gates yawn With Rusty twang exposed too long Her Heart finds no place To … Continue reading Rerun

Unfueling the Fire: Amanda Knox, Steven Avery and My Foray into the Court of Social Media

Netflix released two documentaries in the past year, Making a Murderer and Amanda Knox. Both films covered the murder trials and wrongful convictions of two individuals respectively - Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey for the killing of 25 year old Theresa Halbach in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin and Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito - for the … Continue reading Unfueling the Fire: Amanda Knox, Steven Avery and My Foray into the Court of Social Media