From a Telescope in the Clouds

God looked down, and frowned. He looked upon sadness, anger, and violence, God beheld melancholy. He took in selfishness, hatred, and insidiousness. God stared at wrath. He peered at wickedness, jealously, and sickness. God looked down and frowned, knowing that they were all made in his image.   God looked down and smiled. He looked […]

Bleach, and Sadness

There are those that enjoy the act of cleaning. There are others that do not. There are some that clean, daily, compulsively, and consistently. And there are others that regard it as a burdensome bore. Regardless in which class you place yourself, cleaning is a necessity.  Whether approached with regularity, or abhorently, failure to disperse […]

The art of ignition

Gather unto oneself the twigs, sticks, and palm sized sources of kindling. Arrange upon the driest of ground, in a fashion, most closely resembling a tepee. Forage for dry leaves, wood shavings, paper, or other small combustables. Arrange volatiles beneath the angled, tepee eaves, in a bunched fashion. Search pockets for flint and striker, and […]

Eron’s Flight

The sun floated directly above the city, and the cobblestones of its streets basked in the warmth of its nurturing solar rays. Though the illumination seemed to  pierce the most obscure recesses of the side roads and alleys, the temperature did not approach that of oppressive. The citizens were not seen utilizing the daily crier […]

One hand folded into another

You find value in my deficiencies, and fullness, in my vacancy. You find stability in my inconsistency, and bliss, in my melancholy. You find fortitude, in my frailty, and competence, in my inability. You find seriousness, in my buffoonery, and clarity, amidst my perplexity. You find exquisiteness, when I feel ugly, and offer hope, to […]

Just Jump

Stop second guessing things, just jump, you can’t really know what it’s like unless you fully commit to the experience. You’ve heard this advice before, right? I know I have. It’s terrific advice to give to another person, yet terrifying advice to receive. Yeah! Go for it.  Screw whatever conventional thought may say regarding a […]