The work season is over and I have returned home. Outside my window the city churns with the same ragged beat it pulsed when last I was home. Sirens wail. […]
Not broken, perfected.
It is the hottest day of the year, a modest breeze cools my skin as I sit under the shade of a fragrant juniper, high clouds filter the sun, a […]
When I was just a child, a period of my life that lasted far longer than you might think and transitioned directly into the “old dude” (or “Wise Sage” as […]
When you have nothing to say just say it.
It is the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, which means Summer is here. It also means it's time for me to clean the house.
beside the chipped paint of this aged mansion a bird the size of...
There. Just beyond the dirty truck that pays my wages. Beyond the pump jack that draws the oil in homage to greed. Beyond the quarry I load rock from to […]
Peace, if only for a little while
Labels are powerful things that I too often assign myself without thought.
...just because things don't work out as I planned doesn't mean they didn't work out as they should.
...the shadow of my youth, in a form that never was, dances on the walls of this poorly lit shell i occupy so briefly...
I was in a narcissistic abusive relationship and it nearly killed me. This is how I recovered.
Why would nature give us a self destruct mode anyway?
Every time I think I’ve smashed them all I find another fortress
“Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain… To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make […]