Category Archives: Recollections

‘Not the words of a rational mind’

He started out by telling me little things about himself. Just random tidbits. Ordinary by any barometer. The old man sitting beside me in the car dealership waiting room just wanted to ‘chat’. I got the feeling it was cathartic … Continue reading

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‘Final ride’

There’s a bittersweet pact which every pet owner has to make with their beloved cat or dog. It’s an unspoken agreement that no one ever wants to fulfill. When the day arrives that this cherished friend has reached the end … Continue reading

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‘Analysis of a storm’ by Blue (the family dog. Quotes attributed to him)

Unlike recent storms, I didn’t receive a warning on my phone for the one a few nights ago. It did come as a little bit of a surprise when the power went out (and stayed off). I was writing a … Continue reading

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‘The scales of Mercury’

The sun beats down upon my head, burning my exposed opaque skin. Another solar judgement meted out, punishment for a long-forgotten sin. Whether it’s seen as pleasure or pain; it’s only a matter of degrees. One temperature may feel glorious, … Continue reading

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‘If the wind wasn’t blowing’

If the wind wasn’t blowing I could hear myself think. With pristine mental focus. Its like cool water to drink. From a stillness in the air Comes presence of mind. One turn deserves another. Good deeds repaid in kind. If … Continue reading

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‘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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