Perception is Purgatory

How long before we become so callous that we no longer recognize hell?  Sometimes life is the gift we would like to believe we deserve.  Other times, it is the most elegantly designed of all the tortures; the one which we actually, wrongfully believe we deserve.

Unfathomable Versions

How much you know or learn is not a measure of your depth. Depth resides in remembering and empathizing with who and how you were before you knew what you now know; before you learned how valid or invalid what it was you believed and giving the same respect to the limitless versions of what [...]

The Dynamics of Static

What it must take to remain a static character in your own story! How harrowing, the task of fending off change, growth, and self-actualization! How pitiful, the reason for such a desire! How defeating, the triumph; how trivial, the fortune when you feign to believe you are content being the person you were yesterday while [...]

Sasquatch in a Public Urinal

As I stand in front of the tenth floor, public, workplace urinal, I am terrorized by a litany of self-imposed rhetorical questions: Who is shedding pubes at such a prolific rate? Was this even an accident? Are there humans who prune their pubes in the work bathroom urinal? Is this natural shedding or do they [...]

Fault’s Dilemma

(Us, Love it or Leave it) The illusion of choice gives us the misplaced pride and paranoia we need to dislocate ourselves from one another, from our suspiciously obvious commonalities. We are now, more so than ever, controlled and convinced that the counterfeit dichotomy of either/or is an easier "truth" to accept. We celebrate our [...]

The Birds & The Burdens

At some point in the foreseeable future, we will be consumed by our own excess in the form of our own waste. When will the debris so outweigh the useful, pointful fractions of creation left that the flotsam is the focus? Well, honestly… It seems we may be well beyond that point. We aren’t the [...]