The Respectful Prostitute

“Fortune favors the audacious.” –Desiderius Erasmus Fiction by Charles Micheaux The May sun was bright and warm and eye saw the most beautifully colored bird flapping it’s wings as it descended from the heavens and the sky. The bird was utterly magnificent to behold even if I were dreaming, but what eye saw and felt…

AND I ONLY AM ESCAPED ALONE TO TELL THEE

Short Fiction by Charles Micheaux Riverside Church New York, New York A eulogy service. Good morning…I thank you all for coming to help me celebrate the lives of my husband, Paul and my daughter, Autumn. In the book of Job there is a passage that comes to me at this time: AND I ONLY AM…

Andy Warhol Dark Star *

“In the future, every person will be world-famous for 15 minutes.” –Andy Warhol Andy Warhol American painter, filmmaker, illustrator, publisher, prophet and pop icon. Andy Warhol a prophet? Really! How so, Charles Micheaux, you ask? Well, it was Andy Warhol who predicted Facebook would give each of us world fame for just 15 minutes and…

# kanyewest : Nihilism of Kanye

#kanyewest “I feel like I’m too busy writing history to read it.” –Kanye West Kanye West is fast becoming the most obnoxious person in America only second to our president. I hasten to add that I have come to feel sorry for Kanye West because he displays signs of someone who is seriously mentally unstable.…