Short Nonfiction

On this page you will find links to short pieces I have published online, available for you to read free.  The mix is a bit eclectic, which is a pretentious slang way of saying they vary.

“The Bombings, or Little Boy, Mon Amour” is an essay I wrote defending President Truman’s decision to use atomic weapons on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

https://rpeate.wordpress.com/the-bombings-or-little-boy-mon-amour

“Romeo’s Impulsivity” is a sample essay draft I wrote while teaching ninth-grade English, to benefit my students.

https://rpeate.wordpress.com/romeos-impulsivity/

“CENSORED: a Review” is a review I wrote of Jay Sizemore’s poetry collection CENSORED.

https://rpeate.wordpress.com/censored-a-review/

The title “Why I Almost Cut My Penis Off” could not be more self-explanatory.

https://rpeate.wordpress.com/patriarchyviolence/

“Altruism: Coercion for the Common Good” is a piece I wrote against Ayn Rand’s views.

https://rpeate.wordpress.com/altruism/

 

 

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