Tuesday Night

I wish that my mind and my body were intertwined to such a juxtaposition as to intensify and rectify the soul within my personage. I wish that my words and my state of being were linked in a way that simplified matters instead of complication that is indeed concrete notions and philosophies. We spoke of …

Selfish

I don’t understand what people mean when they say that suicide is a selfish act. That it’s selfish because you’re not thinking of all the people you’re going to hurt. That it’s selfish because you’re only thinking of yourself… I can think of a few things that are more selfish: Expecting someone to live for …

I’m Not Dead Yet

Who I Am Confusion encircles my way of life. I look ahead, I look behind, but never to the right. My decisions are based on feeling good and guaranteeing future satisfactions. I want to be everywhere in the world, seeing life from every perspective possible. I am uncertain of my destination, but I’m enjoying the …

Speckled Egg

Speckled Egg I don’t know why I’ve ever waited for anything. We could die at any conceivable moment. This breath, this second, this sight in front of us could vanish without any notice or feasible recognition. If we don’t achieve things presently, in this moment, will they ever be achieved? Are our past successes even …

Four Salts

COLORS She doesn’t believe in doorbells, knocking, or hellos. She doesn’t believe in black or white, or yes or no. She doesn’t recognize adulthood or elderly age. She doesn’t follow conventional wisdom. And her favorite color is red.   His eyes show sadness, despair, and pain. His memories are filled with mountains and planes. He …

Endless

And we’re spinning in possibilities endlessly, Or so they say, Becoming admirals or officers of dismay, Falling strong at the hands of weak, Crying from dirt stained cheeks, Out for the night, Within a glow of nostalgia and mindfulness, Our hopes taste like yesterday’s bitterness, What we need cannot be seen, Not in a house, …

Leaves

“You’re sniffing a lot,” he said. True enough, I was. I had a case of a chronic runny nose for god knows how long. Sinus issues or extra mucus from dairy ought to have been the culprit I supposed. I took out a tissue and blew. “Come with me. I got what you need.” We …

Burgers/ Rust

There are two lives that every person leads: the life in our bodies and the life in our minds. From time to time these two worlds collide, but more often than not we do not live up to our own expectations. Flipping burgers is not my destiny, nor my dream. Regardless, this is my occupation. …