Tag Archives: hope

fan

In my apartment. I walk in and absent-mindedly flip the light switch on the right wall. I have plugged in a standing lamp and a fan to the outlet controlled to the switch. The light turns on and I can … Continue reading

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the puppy and the mask

I am a puppy at a Halloween costume party. People show up in masks and costumes to enjoy the frivolity. I am not currently understanding the language spoken and am unsure the reason for the masks. Occasionally, someone looks over … Continue reading

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boom–now what?

My world ended. It wasn’t as loud as I thought it would be. I originally thought it was imploding more than exploding, but I have seen the shrapnel injuries since then. Sometimes, I get people who will wave the injuries … Continue reading

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this is…

Tell me again. How often I have screamed that in my head and my heart? Tell me again that you love me. Tell me again that it will be alright. Tell me again that the pain will go away. Tell … Continue reading

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excuse me, spit or sweat?

I was remembering a time in college. I was at KU for my first year and went to a Frat party. I never pledged, never really wanted to, and maybe this story is why. I walked the street of the … Continue reading

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red badge of courage

I went biking yesterday. It was not a stroll, nor lolligagging. I had some frustrations going on and needed to take it out on my legs and lungs. I am pretty effective at doing that. It was 93 degrees, and … Continue reading

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Job was a Mtn biker

Recently, I moved into a new place. Metaphorically, spiritually, and physically. I arranged to go mountain biking with a friend and he was going to pick me up. I am a pretty organized person and there was a time that … Continue reading

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mind games

The difference between a drunk and an alcoholic is a drunk thinks the problem is in his heart, the alcoholic knows it is in his head. I say this to mean that the drunk presumes that they can think themselves … Continue reading

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Pick your punctuation

The period. The exclamation point. The question mark. These end sentence pen marks are defining our lives in ways we can’t imagine. Punctuation adds flavor and style to what we do and what we say. These seemingly simple literary tools … Continue reading

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silly fly–I can relate

Do relationships ever really end? Or do they just change? There are theories and movies and books and bar room discussions discussing the interconnection of all living beings. Some theologians talk about God being everywhere. Some pantheists talk about God … Continue reading

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