Life is full of them. We are sometimes our greatest obstacles to accomplishing anything. Looking back it is easy to see the pattern of neglect. I neglected myself, in so many ways, with my writing especially. What had once been a haven and solace, became a dreaded chore, pulling words out of thin air … Continue reading Inconsistencies
It is 6 am again. Up before the alarm. Tossed and turned all night so no chance for dreams or much sleeping. Usually this makes me a very cranky person, especially considering that I have another interview today for a retail position. There wasn't much chance to be cranky. The sunrise was a vibrant orange, … Continue reading Cornstalks, Humming birds, and Sunrises
You ever have a poem that you read that you fall in love with? I finally tracked down the title of the poem from a book I had read a while back. It was a characters favorite poem, and only listed excerpts throughout the book. I do like Rilke, and have fun translating the German … Continue reading In Love with Rilke
As if you were a tiny delicate flower I nurture you. Filling you up with love, compassion, some patience too. Waiting, watching for you to bloom into a beautiful thing that you are. Oh what a joy you are to me, each syllable, vowel a doorway to a new world. Taking me far away into … Continue reading Complexities of Words
Blind Union. This post struck me deeply today and I wanted to share this writers words. Beautifully written, I hope you enjoy it as much as I did!
Control? Why control? Many people associate the word control with negative things, such as a control freak, or someone who is uptight, a perfectionist. Yet control is not always a negative word. In fact, taking control of certain things can be a positive change when done correctly. When life changes around you, you cannot control … Continue reading C is for Control
Lord's and Ladies, I bring to you the most wonderful, most insightful, the most crystallizing proclamation of our beloved Conqueror, my friend, my brother, Jermaine. He is the conqueror not only of the lands and cities that surround us, but also of our hearts. He has become a beloved friend, a brother in arms, to … Continue reading The Proclamation of the World’s Most Amazing Conqueror
Bravery is not just for knights fighting dragons, or soldiers being deployed. Bravery can get you through any situation. Singing karaoke, be brave enough to stand up to that mike and give it all you got! Moving to a new place not knowing anyone? Be brave enough to go out and meet new faces and … Continue reading B is for Bravery
What is your opinion about posting personal writings such as poetry and short stories? I know it is silly, but I am afraid not of criticism, of theft...please share your ideas!! I am interested in your opinions!
Today is a special day, with a special shout out! It happens to be my baby brother's birthday, and I would like to do my part in making it special for him! You see, Fred is on heck of a guy in my book! Recently graduated from Ohio State University with more than one degree, … Continue reading Birthday Wishes to a Not So Little Brother