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by Chris Joseph Stancato https://youtu.be/GE6cAIfgY1E This is the time of technology and speed; of instant gratification and social media platforms. A challenging time for some—a difficult time for others. The fast pace demand is only a simple nod to these times as recognition. What does poetry demand? Some of us will take a direction away from the viral activity, and onto a blue highway—the lifeline of a sacred road map. This entry where local people and shops shoulder the community; Read more [...]

¡EBooks 4 Everyone!

Free to $3: Comedy, Romance, Drama, Poetry Gas Station Ganja, a comedy: "Mark was right when he said the word of them selling weed would spread around the small towns of the Mon Valley.  Pot heads found their nirvana; the message had spread like smoke signals as the hype around the pipe now had a name: Gas Station Ganja."Serendipia, James & Adaline, a romance: “I want to hold your body and feel the sunshine in your soul.” Serendipia is a Spanish word which translates to Serendipity in Read more [...]

GRĒN BLŪ HAIKU No. 2

https://youtu.be/F4FLpVZsaeE Podcast Orange Postman POP No. 2 (Love & Hope) GRĒN BLŪ HAIKU NO. 2 also called Love & Hope is a haiku based on my experience with homeless people. The project to help our neighbors, our community, was organized by a community engagement program: Love Hope Music, based in Miami, FL. Read more [...]

Grēn Blū Haiku

https://youtu.be/iz4lZnPgUPM Grēn Blū Haiku-- "Grēn Blū Haiku No 1" is a social commentary about helping your neighbors, your community. A call to act with virtue and give to those who need your help or time. You can find this type of literature along with literary and documentary reviews, short-stories, and the five books that I have authored at my website www.orangepostman.com Podcast Orange Postman Podcast Orange Postman, aka ¡POP! is your channel of channels. Be sure to subscribe Read more [...]

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A Stinging Short-Story by Chris Joseph Stancato

On the Heels of the Bee's Knees Who are we gonna call Ron?” “Well, it aint gonna be Ghost Busters.” “Should I laugh now or after we die from bee stings,” Daryl said. Ron crossed his arms, smiling. “I thought it was funny.” Daryl crossed his arms as well, but frowned. “It won’t be funny if mom gets stung.” “First of all. They are honey bees,” Ron said. “Stop right there Mr. Science,” Daryl said. Ron looked up at the large bee hive and didn’t utter Read more [...]

August Wilson August Wilson—A Great African Griot August Wilson—The Great American Playwright The son of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania—the storyteller—the poet Like Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass was an American Anthem So too is Wilson’s ten plays called the ‘Pittsburgh Cycle’ or the ‘Century Cycle’

This social timeline of African-Americans in the Twentieth Century is truly an American anthem. As Ma Rainey said in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, “Life’s way of talking, you don’t sing to feel better, you sing ‘cause that’s the way of understanding life.” For this matter, I feel compelled to respect Wilson’s conviction to convey these timeless stories. The Three Months of August by Chris Joseph Stancato The Three Months of August is based on the perspectives of the ‘Pittsburgh Read more [...]

Orange Postman

All of Your Literary Needs in One Place Chris Joseph Stancato aka Orange Postman Welcome to the Orange Postman, My name is Chris Joseph Stancato, I am a paperback writer and poet. I am the author of all the stories on my website. Enjoy my latest Featured Book Review...Miami Noir You'll also enjoy my latest Featured Documentary Review...BOTERO ¡Check Out! This Recent Publication, A Project of Poetry & Art... The Literary Mule, Autumn Ballad from a Roman Augur Read more [...]

Revisión documental destacada: Botero

"La realidad es seca" El documental de Botero, desde una plaza de toros en Medellín hasta galerías mundiales Chris Joseph Stancato "La realidad es seca", dijo Botero. Si agrega una molécula de agua, una gota de un elixir o una idea como las acuarelas en una plaza de toros, entonces ha cambiado este paisaje árido de normalidad como un lienzo a algo espectacular, especial: esta es la visión de Fernando Botero Angulo, artista colombiano. He visto muchos documentales sobre artistas Read more [...]

The Literary Mule

The Literary Mule Autumn Ballad from a Roman Augur I The Literary Mule, Autumn Ballad from a Roman Augur I The Literary Mule is a series of poems, prose, folklore, and short stories, that I have taken from different places, some foreign, some local—a record of creative ideas and influences. Taken by ways of observations and experiences, then documented in a journal to be smuggled as written pages for books and on stages for performances. This transfer of culture from traveling and experiencing Read more [...]

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