It sits down the stairs, a turn to the left, and behind a organized, well-balanced stack of boxes. It rests on claw shaped feet. It is squat, barrel shaped, heavy-looking, and jet black. A slotted door is at its front, and through small openings, gray ash is still seen coating the inside of the housing. […]
All of our decisions, even those we felt were purely driven by logic, rationale, and calculation, have at some point, been influenced by our feelings, thus sating our true need emotional contentment.
There is a drastic difference between two types of gifts. In one instance we are highly praised, and commended, for being able to give our hearts to another person. Heart shaped likes appear on our social pages. People smile when they see clasped hands. Eyes tear when they witness romantic gestures. Emotions run high when […]
This morning, with my warm cup of coffee in hand, I looked out of the kitchen window, And gazed upon and gorgeous brushstrokes of pink, orange, rose, and blue with wispy clouds dabbed onto the canvas. I cannot help but smile. Humbly yours, J
Everything, the flowers, emotions, puppies, and feelings, The gifts, and promises, assurances, and adulations, the smiles and afirmations, commitments and determinations, Were laid upon a ghost, who will no longer rise to disappoint. No more pantomime, no more capitulation, No more sublime, No more surprise. But hope, survives.
The greatest sense of victory is not felt by massive accumulations of wealth, incredible physical achievements, by creating awe-inspiring artistic works of beauty, nor by declaring mastery and subjugation over ones emotions. It is by rising each day, and committing to positivity, by being conscientious and aware of ones surroundings, by insisting upon self-discipline, commanding […]
I took the point, Assuming the lead, Putting myself at the focal point of need. I always looked out out for danger. scanning the trees on both sides, Looking at the ground for hazards. I cautioned your footfalls Warning of rocks, water, Roots, brambles, and snags. And I often turned back to you Smiling, ensuring […]
Sometimes, people enter your life…. And end up being horrible. Send them away. Humbly yours, J
I wanted to fall asleep with you, each and every night, with your nectar on my lips, your perfume in my nose, and my hand around your waist. You only wanted to lie, while you lay next to me, until you could find lips you thought were sweeter, A scent you believed more fragrant, And […]
Think for a moment, on the eye of the fly. It does not move from side to side, or up and down. But it’s complexity is quite considerable. It is a compound eye, made up of thousands of individual visual receptors. For the fly each of these receptors is essentially a lens that allows the […]