Earthbound

trucks trailers and campers keep right I steer none of these but I move anyway the right side of the bridge to see a brief, uninterrupted expanse where sea and cosmos merge the sun cannot draw a line here calling it the horizon fire and earth create such anchors water and air are for floating […]

night thoughts

I wish I was as still as you steady, peaceful, effortless maybe I spend too much time running or my cradle was rocked too hard maybe nightmares keep me waking or the dread of tomorrow’s alarm yet I’m grateful for your simple slumber soothing, calm, dependable undeterred and undisturbed by my fidgeting and sighing letting […]

Lies I Once Believed

It’s hard being a cynic. Optimists are just naïve. Realists exist. I need to change. I cannot change. People are good. People are bad. I cannot be happy alone. I’m better off alone. I can do it all. I don’t have to choose. Financial stability buys freedom. The real world has no place for art […]

Word Value

Value of Words 1. Hate isn’t a strong word. Think about how casually everyone uses it. No words are strong anymore. Phrases might be strong, sometimes. If I say, “I hate you and I hope you die” and you know I’m not being sarcastic, then it might be considered strong phrasing. Give me a word, […]