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Tag: prose

Finding My Way Back

A couple of weeks ago, I set up my drafting table and put together all of my art supplies.  This space is becoming my sanctuary; a place where I am getting […]

First Aid

At each point in time, I am cast into the deep forced to live or die by my own efforts. For a long time, I was afraid to ask for […]

Numb

Another beginning to reach a new day; a moment to live within something special. Nothing, the absence of truth; the blistering rush of emotions has left me void of sensations.  […]

Regardless

Woke up to a cold Autumn morning; The sunrise was hours away. Sleep wanted me to stay in bed, Thoughts of the moment denied its desire. A routine that was […]

Inside Out

Wiley are the ways. Thoughts of a perfect ending are the illusion. Our imperfections are the unspoken truths. The things we do contradict the things we plan. Our mistakes often […]

Beginning of the End

The year 2017 is an “eye-opener.” I hoped the world around me would change if I gave it more time. I gave it another year, and the level of depreciation […]

Expectations

Feeling the ripples of perplexity, so many hands pushing in a different direction. There is no simple solution, whether to fight the currents or go with the flow. The improvement […]

Journal

Gaining an hour on the eve of darkness; my fatigue becoming unsolvable. Even with sleep aids, I spend the night tossing and turning. The aches and pain are enough to […]

Besieged

You no longer have a place to belong and fit in. We both know you never really did. They get inside your head to rattle you Taking away the comfort […]

Distorted

A piece of a puzzle; it is minuscule, misshapen and distorted.  It only wants to fulfill a meaningful space on the table.  The influence of insensitivity forced its conformation toward […]

Reset

I haven’t slept much lately; my body wants a break but my mind keeps on working.  A lot of thoughts about everything; a lot of problems without solving anything. My […]

Good Day

I did not see the total solar eclipse; rain and thunder filled the sky. I spent the day with good company and a good sandwich. It was a good day.

Numbers Game

The game of chance populating the numbers that create an objective; the cyclical nature of business, the sum of its intricate parts. Those mathematical equations of profit becomes the toys […]

Summer of ’17

Summer is nearing its end.  The moments captured were memorable in a painful kind of way.  I learned several things about life and about myself.   It was bitter-sweet and I […]

Rough

Cloudy skies whisper the promise of rain. Someone shows the slightest bit of interest, raising our hopes and creating sweet expectations. Is there any depth to the sentiment? Was it […]

Life and Death

I remember the time when I longed for death… the conversation with a loved one that started as joke. We stared at a mess she made; the overwhelming clutter of […]