David A Olson

Dreams Are A Dual Edged Sword

Dreams Are A Dual Edged Sword

I’ll always be a dreamin’ man I don’t have to understand I know it’s alright. ~Neil Young The only thing that has changed the status quo is a person with a dream, a pursuing the dream with the singular focus, the dogged determination of Ahab hunting the Great White Whale. I have dreams. I believe […]

Suffering Belongs To No Language

Suffering Belongs To No Language

Sofrer não é em língua nenhuma. ~Adrelia Prado (Suffering belongs to no language. ~Adrelia Prado) Suffering and joy. Joy and suffering. The experience is the same in all languages, for peoples of all colors, for peoples of every faith, for all genders, for all ethnicities, for all sexual orientations. The emotions are universally felt, universally […]

Color Is Insignificant

Color Is Insignificant

I believe when the kingdom comes Then all the colors will bleed into one Bleed into one. ~U2 I find it amazing something as insignificant as color can divide people into opposing camps with a strong leaning toward oppression or violence as a solution. It makes no sense to me. Were our eyes designed to […]

This Ain’t No Disco (007)

This Ain’t No Disco (007)

Originally posted on Lipstick on a Pig:
My one fear when purchasing a white sports coat is that it would make people think of  John Travolta and the disco era even though it did not sport the wide lapel indicative of that era. I was/am firmly entrenched on the disco sucks side of the fence, claimed…

Words are Seeds

Words are Seeds

0 que em ti forem palavras, nos outros serão raizes. ~Renata Pallottini (What were words in you, will be roots in them. ~Renata Pallottini) Words are seeds, seeds that can grow lovely flowers, towering trees, or nettles that choke out life, poisonous plants that kill or stunt growth in the soil of the human soul. […]

Walk Toward Fear

Walk Toward Fear

I write against fear. Against the wind with claws that lodges in my breath. ~Alejandra Pizarnik It is possible to have two very different responses to fear. To shun or embrace, to avoid or explore, to hide or expose. Shunning, avoiding, hiding means to never know what’s on the other side. It is to remain […]

We Are All Duality

We Are All Duality

Yin and Yang. When male and female were balanced, there was harmony in the world. When they were unbalanced there was chaos. ~Dan Brown Walking up the steps from the depths of the subway this morning felt like the Morlocks entering fresh air noses twitching at the scent of food, human food, humans as food. […]

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