It took until my late twenties for all of my excessive bad habits to catch up to me. And, it was two years after that before I started (trying) to improve my health in different ways; LASIK, Yoga, trying (and failing) to quit smoking. These four essays reflect milestones in this process and they were […]
For immediate release: Readers’ Favorite recognizes “The King of FU” by Benjamin Davis in its annual international book award contest, currently available at: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07D2YYL6S. The Readers’ Favorite International Book Award Contest featured thousands of contestants from over a dozen countries, ranging from new independent authors to NYT best-sellers and celebrities. Readers’ Favorite is one of […]
He was wearing jeans, a HARVARD sweatshirt, and His name was Abu. He was floating twenty feet above the Chrysler building.
I stood in the swank lobby of a SoHo high-rise arguing with the domesticated ex-marine leashed to the front desk. He had a hole-punch of a mouth and little black eyes. His name was Jim. I pointed at my face. “Jim, you’ve seen my face a thousand times. Look!” I pulled at my nose, eyelids, […]
What really happened on the day the tortoise beat the hare? The Fox and the Bear is live on Patreon! https://patreon.com/benjamindavis This project was actually 10 years in the making. I wrote it back in College and I had to read it as part of my final to a class of very serious writers. The […]
**Artwork by Marvel** (This fairy tale was prompted by the artwork shown above) The Turtle was born with the world on his back. Well–not exactly. The Turtle was born with his mother on his back, his father atop her, atop them were a series of grandfathers, grandmothers, aunts, uncles, great aunts, great uncles then great-greats […]