A Heartless Thought

My mind holds on to whispers in the dark. I heard them so long ago. Now they pull me apart. Torture is a corner, one I’ve never turned. My mind holds on but my heart screams how absurd. You need them says my mind. Speaking in a foreign tongue. The language is past tense while…

That Calamitous Serenity

Something’s happened let the sun shine in, I saw a desert rose and I feel that feeling again. That place where silence seems softer. Where rain gives life and lightening has no light to offer. Sweet calamity seems sensible where one can dream. Of flowers in the desert fed rain from a steady stream. A…

My Adventure: Chattanooga, Amos Lee & Death By Chocolate

Tivoli Theatre. Chattanooga, TN. Amos Lee is a singer/songwriter whom I’ve never heard of but I got a chance to see him tonight at this live venue with my mom and our family friends. We left Knoxville, TN at 1pm. We stopped at our lake house on the way. Somewhere that I’ve been many times…

One Of The Best Men I Know

As the world turns we find ourselves in the company of many different people. Everyone is unique and people have different ideas, experiences and personalities. My best friend is Anthony and I write this for him. He’s the ugly one on the right. Aside from his puppy dog face he is one of the most…

Without Gloom We Wouldn’t Know What Good Days Are

I went on a walk today. There was a fog surrounding the whole area. I walked to the park. At 65 degrees it is the perfect temperature. Yet visibility was a little difficult at 100 yards or so. It was 7:30 am. I wanted to clear my head a little. There has been a lot…

The 10th Floor: Where I Grew Up

Right to the right place that’s where I will go. From the beginning to now I knew what I know. That place was a prison as you know too well. Yes, a long time to heal and look back at that jail. I lost myself there and what I know is there’s a place I…

A Man Who We Should Listen To

I am distraught. I ask myself daily, what can I do that would contribute to the edification of justice? There are so many wrongs that befall us. So much hate exists in the world that sometimes we might be inclined to combat fire with fire. Yet what we are so often inclined to do is…