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 […]
Labels are powerful things that I too often assign myself without thought.
If I am ever to reach my goal of becoming a Good Human then I need to become more aware of how my words and actions affect others.
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
On the eve of each new year I reluctantly don a necklace of melancholic nostalgia the significance of which envelops me. Strung from pearls of wisdom gathered by my former […]
Find me! Find me where you left me Where you found me before On the side of a trail Near a lake Under the stars In a field On a […]
From first kisses Last losses Lost moments Stolen time Wasted hours Cherished memories Hand holding Nights alone Days that never end From laughter And pain And sorrow And love From […]
“So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald How bright these lights that shine now. Here. In this moment. Blinding […]
So here I am. At the edge of what I knew facing the experience of what I will know.
Love Is all that matters It wakes me in the morning Sets me on my path Gets me through my days Keeps me warm on coldest nights Sends me miles […]
I was not dead then I gathered life Like wheat at harvest I shed the seeds That flourished and bloomed I breathed the sweet air we all share Bathed in the […]
So long So long ago now So long ago I hardly remember I stood in the tall grass For the first time With disbelief That the world was so large […]
The following excerpt is from my latest contribution to Elephant Journal. When I decided to change my life, the goal was not only to change who I am today but […]
There was I time I thought of myself as "Stormchaser". It was a label I assigned to offset the difficult times that seemed to follow me as a way of reversing the odds.