Tag: Dennis J Bernstein

Born-Again Marine by Dennis J Bernstein

On his knees with Christ during a lull in the fighting— kills with the same hands he prays with

Christmas Blessings by Dennis J Bernstein

Father “Joey” gave us a blow-job for christmas: It was his unique gift for all fifteen castraltos in the boy choir at St. John’s. We took turns ducking into his private sanctuary, but not one of the boys Father blessed came out smiling—

Something I Could Count On by Dennis J Bernstein

There were two thousand red bricks that made up the front facade of the high school I would eventually drop out of. I counted them on a daily basis, as I waited for my step-dad to come pick me up after class. Some days…