No. Not that Earnest.
So we filled our cups to the brim with hatred. And we cast ignorance upon you if you didn’t agree. And with any misstep we wouldn’t bury you, but you felt six feet under. We’d take your job, your reputation, and – if an apology was granted – your soul as well. And you would be the cautionary tale that we would spin cycle in … Continue reading Our World Now
I was having a conversation with a co-worker the other day (see: an ambiguous approximation of time ago), when I was struck by something not-so profound, but (all the same) important. When it comes to talking about our problems, you can see someone else in two different ways. You either see a person with a problem, or you see a problem with a person. A Problem with … Continue reading Two Types
Dealing with a lot of transitions lately. I just finished the rough manuscript of my first novel, so I’m transitioning into the edit process; and it’s proving to be a pain the ass. My birthday is on the 20th, so I will be transitioning to age 32, which is just what it is at this point. Birthdays lack the excitement they use to. Probably because … Continue reading Transitions
You don’t love them. You don’t. You think you do, but you don’t. You love you. And maybe they love you. And you love that they love you. But you don’t love them. For some reason, you think love is a noun. You say you are in love, as if it were a destination. This destination is a gelatinous amoeba, swallowing you whole, drowning out your … Continue reading You Don’t Love Them
I make assumptions. I connect things together, regardless of the validity of such connection. Like when I was a boy, I try to put the circle peg in the round hole. But sometimes, I try to put the square peg in the round hole; just to see. Really, that’s how I learn. I used to make assumptions in my mind, and that would be it. … Continue reading Assuming