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Published! A Reflection on the Death of Robin Williams

For the first time in over ten years, my byline has appeared in print!

On Friday, 29 August 2014 my opinion piece, Robin Williams’ Death: A Response (online) 48 more words

Jon Carl Lewis

I Hope You Enjoyed the Ride

Well, friends, this officially concludes our “True Funny Stories” theme of the month.  I hope you enjoyed my tales.  If you have any ideas for any upcoming monthly themes that you’d like to see me write, please feel free to let me know.   11 more words



Sometimes love and loss hold hands together.
— Michael Faudet

Inspired by some classic love and loss ballads, I wrote the following poem some time earlier this year.

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WordPress and Themes

The look of my Blog (Lair of A Wordsmith) has not changed in a long time now. Though it looks amazing as it is, I think that change needs to be an ongoing thing. 167 more words


Way With Words

The long light, the glittering road.

This week I’m looking forward to the launch of an exhibition that I’m a part of – the end result of a project that has unfolded over a number of months.  368 more words


The Parable of the Blacksmith School

Once upon a time the people of Israel had a blacksmith school. The fathers and grandfathers brought their young men to Blacksmith School every day; for they knew the skills of ironwork were vital to the strength of their nation. 426 more words

A Cautionary Tale

Little boy Gable wants so desperately to be loved. Could it be he missed out on it as a child? He searches for women to love him but the love of one woman is not enough to feed this hungry little boy. 300 more words