Monthly Archives: April 2017

‘A thousand paces’

I walked a lonely path one night. A thousand paces to Devil’s cliff. The moon cast a haunted glow; an angry sea beckoned below. Waves smash against the rocks. My nostrils burn from salty spray.  Temptation lures me to the … Continue reading

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‘To be a caterpillar again’

The lazy butterfly grew quite weary.  There were too many perils in life.  Flying a straight line wasn’t possible; fanning his wings, to attract a wife.  Predators lurked around every corner. Death and danger shadowed each move. The softest breeze … Continue reading

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‘The dustbin’

They dazzle the sunless sky. Endless stars, twinkle bright. Dim they may be; individually. Birthday candles for our night. Fixed patterns emerge above. Light strings continuously spin.  Shiny clusters rotate and swirl: only glitter in a cosmic dustbin.

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‘The small of the back’

Directly behind the heart, In the small of our backs, lies an unprotected spot; One vulnerable to attack.  There is no real defense. No armor could deflect when a knife slides in; soft tissue can’t protect.  In-between those bones where … Continue reading

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‘The Truth Always Comes Out’

All through my elementary school years, my grades were less than stellar. As a matter of fact, a couple of my teachers had meetings with my Mother about the situation and me not meeting my academic potential. The concept of … Continue reading

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‘On this side of the river’

Ghastly pale is our perspective,  on this cursed side of the river.  A ruin unparalleled in humanity. Abandon hope for a life-giver. What lies below is food of Charon.  The sky above is a menacing gray. Bleak and barren, this … Continue reading

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Unobtainable security 

The past couple days my phone has been nagging me (relentlessly) to download and install the newest software update. I understand that everyone having the latest version has many benefits (a higher level of performance and unified customer experience) but … Continue reading

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