Articles by: JK Dark
JK Dark is a Writer, Blogger who resides in St Louis Mo. He is the Author of two books, Anecdotes Short Stories & Mind Clutter, and Dark Thoughts & Dark Forces. He also blogs regularly @ onthedarksidewordpress.com.

by / on April 27, 2013 at 10:17 am / in Country, Culture, Current Events, Society

From the Mouths of Babes

This will not be another typical piece on the tragedy in Boston. I think the incident had a much more profound effect on me than to spend time and type space telling you what you already know. Terror is horrible, be it foreign or domestic. You also clearly understand the people of Boston and New England are tough and resilient. […]

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by / on March 2, 2013 at 12:08 pm / in Country, Current Events, Government, Politics

This American Angst

This American Angst I suppose it began on September 11th. In fact, I know it did. It was the day I realized the whole world had changed, not just my own. A sense of vulnerability never felt in my lifetime emerged, and hasn’t left since. As a baby boomer raised on American might and exceptional expectations, the realization we could […]

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by / on November 15, 2012 at 12:41 pm / in Country, Editorials, Politics, Society

Of Cherry Trees, Vaginas & Arithmetic: The Demise of the GOP

Once upon a time in our America, an election was lost, but the power and voice of the people were heard. It was the majority of the people. The system worked, just as the founding fathers had intended. This angers a faction of the populace, the same populace that revived the image of the founding fathers and paraded them for […]

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by / on September 11, 2012 at 8:34 am / in Country, Current Events, Media, Old News

In memory of September 12th, 2001

I will always remember the events of 9-11 and the decade that has followed. But I mourn far more the loss of what we as Americans shared on 9-12 2001

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by / on June 8, 2012 at 12:41 pm / in Country, Media, Miscellaneous, Politics, Society

An Alien Invasion & Zombie Apocolypse is Upon Us!

Let me share what I believe is the proof. Then you as an intelligent human being decide for yourself whether my theory makes more sense than trickle -down economics.

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by / on May 30, 2012 at 9:52 am / in Country, Miscellaneous, Politics, Society

No Class Warfare

“God dammed Obama.” He muttered as the pump continued to click off and on. “Son of a Bitch gas went up again, those bastard Muslim friends of his get richer!”

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by / on May 18, 2012 at 9:53 am / in Culture, Dysfunctional family dynamics, Miscellaneous, Psychology

Saturday in the Park

I was happy to be there, but detested the reason why. Unless one has lost a child, no amount of writing or talking can adequately explain the hollow shell of a parent left behind.

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by / on May 9, 2012 at 8:36 am / in Culture, Current Events, Editorials, Miscellaneous, Parenting

Teaching Fledglings To Fly

From the first breath, first day of school, first prom, first heartbreak until the parent’s last breath, the fledgling’s flight is of paramount importance, just like nature.

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by / on April 26, 2012 at 11:25 am / in Culture, Entertainment, Miscellaneous, Philosophy

Listen To The Songbird

And after a fashion it became comfortable, perhaps too comfortable. A free creature simply adapted to the circumstances and ultimately the captivity.

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by / on April 17, 2012 at 11:41 pm / in Entertainment, Miscellaneous, Society

Sanitized for your Protection

Sanitized For Your Protection There are miniature bottles of shampoo, lotions and miniature soap. The Bad towels, starched and scratchy, hang the same way everywhere in the country. Desktop note pads and tabletop advertisements of local interests, sights and historical tidbit’s that bore me still. Well-appointed rooms with marble vanities to hold the trinkets required for life on the road. […]

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