About Pilcrow Blues

Pilcrow Blues is written by Daniel P. Finney, a professional paragraph stacker from Des Moines. He wrote his first story for the local newspaper when he was 17 years old. They paid him $25. He’s made a living slinging sentences ever since. Now middle-aged, morbidly obese and working through mental health disorders, he shares his thoughts about daily life, recovery and maybe a few laughs. He seeks to be less Incredible Hulk and more Mr. Rogers.

Favorite Quotes

Love is at the root of everything. All learning. All relationships. Love or the lack of it.

Fred Rogers, children’s television host

Now, when I myself hear that somebody is dead, I simply shrug and say what
the Tralfamadorians say about dead people, which is “so it goes.”‘

Kurt Vonnegut, author, “Slaughterhouse-Five”

Within each of us, oftimes, there dwells a mighty and raging fury.

Opening text of “The Incredible Hulk” TV series pilot

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