“The World Breaks Everyone” Ernest Hemingway

The last scene of "War Springs Eternal," was a dream and in the dream, the main character was Ernest Hemingway.{I had been reading a biography.} The dream was so vivid, that when I woke, I grabbed my cellphone, opened my memo app, hit the microphone icon and immediately dictated the details of the dream. I... Continue Reading →

Trying To Relax

The mental injury I suffered at the tender age of twelve, which has haunted me on and off much of my life, has been again resurrected. As many of us are trying to cope with the universal crisis at hand, some, including myself, must cope without an understanding or caring support system. We are ridiculed... Continue Reading →

Sensitivity – Creativity’s Curse?

Are you a writer? Are you told that you are too sensitive? This is not an uncommon characteristic in those of us who are creative. Even one who might be accused of excessive machismo or toxic masculinity, Ernest Hemingway, was a deeply sensitive person. Upon first reading, his stories can be construed as epic adventures,... Continue Reading →

Please Purchase Your Copy Of War Springs Eternal

The following is an excerpt from War Springs Eternal. Please purchase your copy today, available in both paperback and e-book formats on Amazon.com  Covered in sweat, more than from my session, I bolt straight up. My exhausted muscles falter and I fall back flat. I am screaming. I try to stop myself. I can't. The... Continue Reading →

Generational Pessimism Of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton PA

Even after being away from Northeastern Pennsylvania's scarred mine fields for several years, I am sometimes still amazed by the genuine joy for life people here in South Florida have compared to the those back home. It is an attitude and outlook I try hard to mimic, but it can be difficult when raised in... Continue Reading →

Ernest Hemingway Claims The World Breaks Everyone

The last scene of "War Springs Eternal," was a dream and in the dream, the main character was Ernest Hemingway.{I had been reading a biography.} The dream was so vivid, that when I woke, I grabbed my cellphone, opened my memo app, hit the microphone icon and immediately dictated the details of the dream. I... Continue Reading →

Ernest Hemingway Claims The World Breaks Everyone

The last scene of "War Springs Eternal," was a dream and in the dream, the main character was Ernest Hemingway.{I had been reading a biography.} The dream was so vivid, that when I woke, I grabbed my cellphone, opened my memo app, hit the microphone icon and immediately dictated the details of the dream. I... Continue Reading →

Was Hemingway right? Does the world break everyone?

The last scene of "War Springs Eternal," was a dream and in the dream, the main character was Ernest Hemingway.{I had been reading a biography.} The dream was so vivid, that when I woke, I grabbed my cellphone, opened my memo app, hit the microphone icon and immediately dictated the details of the dream. I... Continue Reading →

I am often amazed…

...that when people discuss complex issues such as -- --opioid addiction --any addiction --violence --school shootings --mass shootings --mass murders --climate change --mental health --loneliness -infidelity --bullying --hatred --poverty --suicide --PTSD --war they genuinely think and wholeheartedly believe that these problems have but one simplistic cause and only one simplistic solution

Suicide Impacts Us All

Please Purchase Your Copy Is Suicide Painless (The Damaged and Broken Collection Book 3) Kindle version only 2.99 Paperback 9.99 https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07J2V9NS9/ Suicide leaves those left behind with many more questions than answers. It leaves those left behind with grief. It leaves those left behind with remorse. It leaves those left behind with unimaginable, unending and... Continue Reading →

Excerpt – War Springs Eternal

War Springs Eternal   by Joe Leonardi  ©2018 All rights reserved.   -1- Thunder announces a release from the earth. Fire ignites the darkness. Illuminating the night sky, Hell’s flame explodes bright orange.  A yellow, oily rain falls upon the battlefield. It touches the soldiers. Skin boils and blisters. A few will die here. Many, will recover. The... Continue Reading →

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