Creative Writing Portfolio

Music: Is It Only in the Ear of the Listener?

Is music only subjective to the individual taste of the listener? Or are there substantive differences between serious music and the vernacular?

The Story of the Goat (El Cuento del Castrao)

The following short story was inspired by an entry in The Folklore of Spain in the American Southwest: Traditional Spanish Folk Literature in Northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado by Aurelio M. Espinosa and J. Manuel Espinosa.

Pilgrimage to the Grave of Oscar Wilde

A free verse poem inspired by my trip to France in 2017.