Complete Effort

When does reality breakdown? For Kristen it's when he turns the living room ceiling fan off. Normal activity. Get up from couch at bequest of oldman. Reach normal adult male hand out to the switch. Grasp and twist and yet when the fan should stop the room begins to spin. Kristen would vomit but what …

Kharmic GooGoo

A brief moment, a thought, a connection to something that was promised to be gone and your chance at redemption vanishes. Feel it? Good. You now know you came from another place, a when. With this sudden intrusion, the warm post-birth glow you were feeling should be fading and you'll note the arms of your …

#15 Jessica Lahey

“If parents back off the pressure and anxiety over grades and achievement and focus on the bigger picture—a love of learning and independent inquiry—grades will improve and test scores will go up.” Jessica Lahey is is the author of the book "The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their …

Timeless Birth

The waves of eternity crash against the rocky coast of forever. The rays of love and acceptance are setting, but still wash a warmth over all. Soon it will be replaced with the blue moon of peace and serenity. A never ending cycle in bliss. A soft whisper caresses the consciousness. "This is the point …

Somewhere Else

Location set.  *** The sun shines bright. The day is warm. The breeze comforting and filled with the flavors of late summer. Maybe noon at a table in the middle of a grassy yard sounds harsh, but summer was ending and its a perfect place to collect a little sun, spend time with new friends, …

Timeless Birth

The waves of eternity crash against the rocky coast of forever. The rays of love and acceptance are setting, but still wash a warmth over all. Soon it will be replaced with the blue moon of peace and serenity. A never ending cycle in bliss. A soft whisper caresses the consciousness. "This is the point between two …

A Work Untitled

She puts the black heels with the ribbon lace up next to the ancient copy of the Oxford dictionary her grandfather bought her. The dictionary smells of thrift store. Dusty and used. Since her grandfather died it reminds her of him. She put the shoes next to the giant heavy book, because one day she …

Boots

His feet hurt He needs new boots He has been putting it off for months Maybe years. Though every day is the same His feet hurt worse and worse Maybe tomorrow He decides Maybe next week  

Proud and Useful

A journey can be counted in inches or miles, days or years , ease or hardship, today or forget about it. A thing is either built or never will be. But once built it is done. And once done it's fulfilled. Oh, new journeys can be had, for sure, but they are never the same as …