Author Archives: Jonathan Berger

You Know You Want To

Be generic. Be be generic. Be generic. Be be generic. There’s a time and a place to be original. But that time is gone, son. It was fun. Now it’s done. Be generic. Be be generic. Be generic. Be be … Continue reading

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Trial of the Century

Just as you think that nothing’s sacred today and if almost anybody can always get away with just about anything there under the sun it’s fun to flash back on old bones of contention when the people of the public … Continue reading

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Sucktown

Third period is the worst. It’s Science with Doctor Death-Smythe and he spent the entire class talking about alternate realities and Harmonic Convergence – but did he ever – even once – pull out a dimensional portal to show us … Continue reading

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Endings and Start

This may not be the day that you die. This might not be at all the day you die. This may not be the day you die but believe it, my oh my, that day is coming soon, by and … Continue reading

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Pete 100

It’s been a long time – hell! Long changing times of many long roads, over oft-changing climes and some may have gone on to roads far less travelled while many more brethren’s voyages unraveled. Still, since olden ages, and all … Continue reading

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“Maybe Not”

Generations ago she said yes to him. I hope she’d say no, but she said yes to him. Their love seemed so pure when she said yes to him that I had to demure since she said yes to him. … Continue reading

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Ramon S.

I got twenty four hours before the sedation. (I don’t want it. I don’t want it.) There’s no one to contact. All of my relations called to commit. Called to commit. I wanna get away. Gotta get away. I need … Continue reading

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My Worth

I’ve learned of your knowledge and wisdom, which your corrections so frequently show They present some form of your interest, by sharing all that you know. But it’s obviously only a semblance of caring, because of all of the ways … Continue reading

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The Stairs

The end bell rings, and school is dismissed but to rush home quick is a thing I’d resist. The walk back is quiet, which makes all the sense as my only companion is silence. For me, Three o’clock came quickly … Continue reading

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Joan of Acre

It is said that fifty years after her death her daughter dis-entombed Joan and found her in good shape. The church says that means you’re touched by god. It also means you’re touched by your daughter since Elizabeth said her … Continue reading

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