Missing Emotional Threads

Missing Emotional Threads

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. Advertisements

Symbiosis with Monkey

Symbiosis with Monkey

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 […]

The Succubus Planted Seeds Of Doom

The Succubus Planted Seeds Of Doom

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 […]

The Grandest Illusion

The Grandest Illusion

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 […]

Isolating In A Thousand Cuts

Isolating In A Thousand Cuts

If you meet a loner, no matter what they tell you, it’s not because they enjoy solitude. It’s because they have tried to blend into the world before, and people continue to disappoint them. ~Jodi Picoult I feel a need to isolate myself in a black hole where nothing can penetrate because the fear of […]

Impossible Political Discourse?

Impossible Political Discourse?

Sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast. ~Lewis Carroll I live in a fantasy world of my own making. Everything I absorb is filtered through the warped David lens. I cannot objectively observe reality. I am aware of my proclivity so understand what I think I believe may be impossible things.

Haunted by Absence

Haunted by Absence

Around me was not the absence of sound, but the sound of absence. ~Carmen Maria Machado I am haunted by the sound of absence, by the vacuum created when a loved one chooses to exit stage left, drop the curtain never to return. The final act renting a hole in my soul requiring years to […]

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