Category Archives: Essays & Rants

‘Fields of folly’

Through fields of folly we waltzed; Innocent in our tender youth. Storm clouds were so distant then, just like the unyielding truth. On this fantasy plateau we stood; in our cradle of ignorant bliss. The horrors of life were abstract, … Continue reading

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‘These shoes’

My shoes may look desirable and display the latest brand. Both stylish and fashionable; fine leather stitched by hand. They bring envy at a glance. They inspire oohs and ahhs; but all that glitters isn’t gold. Correlation is not the … Continue reading

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‘Determined sprout’

A sapling needs a guiding light; since the winter is mostly night. To grow up strong, tall, or true? ‘Straight upward’ is best to do. As Winter ends it starts to bud. Spring rain brings heavy floods. A tree adapts … Continue reading

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‘Fishbowl’

The aquarium had become polluted. The sides and edges were dirty. It desperately needed cleaning. The simple minded creatures inside were uncomfortable and crowded. Only an invasive species of parasite was still thriving in the muck. It exploited a number … Continue reading

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‘Refuting the Pi principle’

In 1706, mathematics teacher William Jones is credited with first using the symbol of π to represent the concept of the ratio between a circle’s circumference and diameter. The mathematical formula itself has been recognized as a universal ratio for … Continue reading

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‘We hold the key’

Drosophila. Alveoli. Saying that makes me feel silli. Pagan. Ray-gun. Be on the lookout for Dagon. Depressed. Bequest. You know the wicked won’t rest. Insurrection. Rejection. Evasive answers are a deflection. Rapacious. Tenacious. Cozy can be better than spacious. Undeniable. … Continue reading

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‘For I have seen the end’

From the fading sunlight in the East, to the encroaching darkness beyond it’s withered wake, I’ve seen the apocalyptic end of all things. A blackness without equal comes for us all. It breathes deceit and fury. It creeps into the … Continue reading

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