Perhaps one did not want to be loved so much as to be understood. ~Geroge Orwell I have given up on romantic love as a two way street in my life. It is not in the cards I’ve chosen to play. I could accept being understood, having someone dig deep enough beyond predicting my behavior […]
We are all mortal until the first kiss and the second glass of wine. ~Eduardo Galeano I can pinpoint the exact moment I transitioned from an immortality mindset to a mortality mindset. It was just before midnight on 24 Dec 2012 when I experienced the esophageal burning associated with a heart attack. Mine was essentially […]
I know the feeling, the feeling of seeing a place for the first time and knowing by the heat in the blood that I finally found my home. I was mentally aware home was out there, had pictured it in my head hundreds of times. But had never previously set foot on the hallowed soil.
My soul seemed as foul as smoke from burning cat hair. ~Kurt Vonnegut Evidence is mounting that my soul is a putrid cesspool whose stench drives people away destroying any phatic spackle that once created community.
Were those tears caused by the wound on her side, or did the pain come from somewhere deeper? ~Carlos Ruiz Zafón I have shed my share of tears, still tear up on occasion. The more recent tears tend to be when I witness beautiful acts of selfless kindness or misdeeds with abject cruelty at their […]
In the year of the scavenger, the season of the bitch Sashay on the boardwalk, scurry to the Ditch Just another future song, lonely little kitsch (There’s gonna be sorrow) try and wake up tomorrow ~David Bowie And so it came to pass, the selfish seeds vomited not so long ago by the plastic titty […]
All the stories in the Earth’s mind are connected. ~Joy Harjo We tend to view stories as spools of thread with a disconnected beginning, a winding path to an end closing the tale. Neat. Clean. In a similar way, the current political view is of the US as a monolith able to exist outside all […]