Category Archives: True Stories

‘Joy is the key’

Somewhere in the world, a man that isn’t free; finds solace in his success. whatever it may be. He builds up an empire, in ways he can see. What he doesn’t realize is that joy is the key. Advertisements

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‘The lesson’

We all walk an uncertain path. From our first step, to the last. The ground has uneven stones and forks to be traveled alone. Low limbs can obscure the way. If we make bad choices we pay. The destination can … Continue reading

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‘A longer leash’ (is still a leash)

I’ve been accused of being ‘human’ in the most negative sense.  To this I’d state: “Aren’t we all?”  (That would be my defense.) Be responsible for your behavior. Anything less is pretense. No matter what others may say,  being ‘you’ … Continue reading

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‘Rule of thumb’ (a Dr. Seuss inspired poem)

I just awoke and my skin was numb. It turns out, that I slept on a crumb. Keeping a clean bed is my rule of thumb. Anything less is surely dumb. There’s no point in living like a bum, or … Continue reading

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‘A few dark pages’

A good novel contains many pages and a life story spans all the ages. From virgin origins in chapter one, until our final adventures are done. Some sections fill us with despair. Others we wish we weren’t there. The whole … Continue reading

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‘What is reality, if not a war?’

As adults we enter the race but eager rats set the pace In time we’ll earn our place; we stand or fall on our face. Wisdom may come with age; but very few reach this stage. If you fail, then … Continue reading

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‘Among the giants’

I’ve stood among giants; though taller they may be. One day I may join them by kindness and charity. They have big shoes to fill and set the standard to be. With gritty determination; from their shadows I see. These … Continue reading

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