learning, failing, writing, reading & doing

I learn through meditation I learn through listening I learn through doing things on my own I fail when I rush I fail when I speak I fail through following others who are not me I write about what I know I write about who I am I write what I believe everyone else shouldContinue reading “learning, failing, writing, reading & doing”

Cody

When I was eighteen years old, my wisdom teeth were pulled. It was a fairly painless procedure in and of itself, as I was unconscious at the time of its occurrence. The maxillofacial surgeon’s assistant sat me in a chair and put a mask over my face. She told me that the gas worked fastContinue reading “Cody”

another in a long line of failures

a man feels guilt for his rage and words which came as roars of infantile fury a man sees himself not a man and feels shame a boy he is now loose as dead leaves which the breeze plucks with lightest touch to cast adrift a boy hangs his head kicking the sand at hisContinue reading “another in a long line of failures”

Being a Hobo in the Modern Age: reflections on past life and present technology.

The age of technology influences everything from the way we do our taxes to the way we buy our groceries. The world of social networking has drastically altered the manner in which we communicate to one another, individually or as a community, and even the formerly staunch rules of interpersonal relations. Blogs have evolved fromContinue reading “Being a Hobo in the Modern Age: reflections on past life and present technology.”

I saw the master at the mill today

From glory told by gold upon his wall and silk which lay across his fair bride’s lap by halls which make his daughter’s laughter ring and by the tales of past exploits we sing. This master to whom masses all have bowed Whose fist and foot has dazzled man and boy Inspired mirth and prideContinue reading “I saw the master at the mill today”