We aren’t who we think we are

I enjoy singing. When I was a child, I could easily hit the high soprano notes. Okay, maybe not that easily, but it was achievable. I am soo not a soprano post-puberty. I can hit soprano -if I don't want to talk for awhile. Maybe I'm doing it wrong, who knows. Who knows. At that... Continue Reading →

Restraint…

How do you know that you should write the things you write? Justin doesn't know. He can't tell. Should he write. Or should he not... Allow me to sink to your level. I don't care if you beat me with experience Just let me get one good hit in. Stay my hand from drastic action... Continue Reading →

Starving 4 Touch

This world is like prison A prison for the senses We can see, but not approach Hear, but not engage Taste, but not prepare Smell, but not track All 4 senses are given full range I can view the world around me Hear the buzz of life, or the whispers Of noise-canceling headphones I can... Continue Reading →

Can’t quite make it…

You know that moment you feel like you're drifting away from someone and you can't seem to bridge the gap? Every attempt never quite makes it through and time conspires to drag you both apart. What do you do when that happens? How can we reconnect? Why can't I manage to grasp our connection? I have... Continue Reading →

(Father)

I could never escape the shadow of my father. The Greatest. The Best. How would I measure up? How could I measure up to the perfection of a legend? I deserted the haven of my father to strike out on my into the world. The illusion was broken. I couldn't live under his flawed dominion... Continue Reading →

The Accountant (2016)*

Aka, Ben Affleck in glasses. "Christian Wolff (Ben Affleck) is a math savant with more affinity for numbers than people. Behind the cover of a small-town CPA office, he works as a freelance accountant for some of the world's most dangerous criminal organizations. With the Treasury Department's Crime Enforcement Division, run by Ray King (J.K.... Continue Reading →

Letting Go

Like ripping apart The wedding veil After... Gossamer tendrils Clinging to my Fingertips... Ashes and soot Beneath my tear-streaked Eyes... How could you Betray me and us so Fast... Threading my heart Through thorns of Pain... Cherish and love The afterbirth of Us... Hacked into pieces Our wedding rings Glimmer... United in false strength For... Continue Reading →

Coffee 24: Looking back…

Prompt: Memories When I was at a university notorious for its rigor and prestige, I felt the weight of failure crushing the life out of me. I couldn't seem to do well on exams, I couldn't understand the classes no matter how many nights I stayed up late, reading and rereading the materials every day. The... Continue Reading →

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