Some people wait a lifetime to have meaningful conversations. -S.M.
I don’t want any words: They crumble empty and effete To describe emotions- Any past, future, has been Will be, and will never be. Look into my eyes As I yours- Through skin and bone To whatever lies beyond; Something we can recognize And separate To make us better people, Yet with must still part, … Continue reading Last Rites
The best ends when both people feel mutual apathy for one another. -V. R. Bacot-Davis
Je t'offre un verre de vin. Est-ce que tu veux danser avec moi?
Don’t want to run into assholes-don’t be one. We see the world as we so filter. Optimists see challenges to overcome; pessimists see hopelessness. Whatever the view, others have the right to see as they experience. While my role is as sun-warm, generous, and giving-I must respect others’s roles to delve deep, murky depths. It … Continue reading Zen of July
C Minor Means I Love You Ink stained Johannes’s right hand as it glided across each staff, placing veins of musical chords around skeletal rests, and the writhing muscles of crescendos, decrescendos, and repeats. A being emerged full of life and vitality to dance in his mind and bring pleasure to his ears. The darkness … Continue reading C Minor Means I Love You
i do not like the idea of a stratified society, that is, a hierarchy crushing many to benefit a select few. I thought of a shape I did like, and immediately though of the circle. All points are equidistant center. Such a society would welcome specialization, but none would be automatically boxed into a path … Continue reading Stratified vs. Spherules
Prince Jaufré Rudel, prince of Blaye (in Gironde), fell in love with Odierne, countess of Tripoli, crossed the ocean to see her, and died in her arms. George R. R. Martin really likes to break all notions of chivalry and romance, as I believe Joffrey Baratheon is the warped opposite of this lyrical idealization of … Continue reading Prince Jaufré (Joffrey)
Air: movement and versatility. Fire: initiative and passion. Earth: persistence and completion. Water: depth and detail. May you cycle to bounty and fruition.
Machine Gun Compliments More bored than a pirate plank, Mani looked around the spinning room. The sheer number of people present, both known and unknown, filled him with reticence. Their inside jokes flew like arrows, which thankfully avoided piercing his protective bubble. He never fully recovered from years of middle and high school bullying. Any … Continue reading Machine Gun Compliments