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The Superior Sex

The Superior Sex

Don’t fashion me into a maiden that needs saving from a dragon. I am the dragon and I will eat you whole. ~Women’s March Sign As a whole, plotted on a Bell Curve, men are physically stronger than women. We can lift more, run faster, jump higher. In every other human dimension, women are men’s […]

Not Half The Man

Not Half The Man

When one has not had a good father one must create one. ~Freidrich Nietzsche I have come to the realization, I will never be half the man, half the father my dad was to me, my siblings, the world at large. Besides heart disease, I seem to have inherited few of the essential ingredients making […]

Passive Aggressive or A Good Monkey Fucking

Passive Aggressive or A Good Monkey Fucking

I pretend not to hear him, although mentally I wished him a monkey fucking. ~Roberto Bolaño How we react to conflict is frequently a behavior birthed from our family of origin and is heavily influenced by the culture in which we were raised. My father’s advice as I moved into challenging situations was two-fold. The […]

A Soul Damaged Beyond Repair

A Soul Damaged Beyond Repair

Presents are made for the pleasure of the one who gives them, not for the merits of those who receive them. ~Carlos Luis Zafón I think my soul is damaged beyond repair, a mass of scar tissue preventing the world from penetrating at any meaningful level. A levy keeping the pounding sea at bay. It […]

Soul Nurturers

Soul Nurturers

He gave up at cutting hair, and instead trimmed away at his soul, sip by snip. ~Eka Kurniawan To give up one’s passion, to forego love for expediency, to live for yesterday at the expense of the future are all soul diminishing activities, spirit-crushing choices. I am lucky to have been blessed with parents who […]

Contrarian Children

Contrarian Children

I rebel; therefore we exist. ~Albert Camus Some of us are born rebels choosing – no, not choosing – driven to be contrarian. it is a path I have walked since I first began crawling. It is a path that will follow me to the grave, if not, put me in the grave. It is […]

Each Death Diminishes Me

Each Death Diminishes Me

Everytime someone I know dies, I feel my world rock. It’s like part of my life, the force that keeps my whole, chips off. I a diminished, a little less robust, a little more tender hearted. The longer I’ve known them, the larger the piece that tumbles into eternity never to be regained.

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