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 […]

Messages in Dreams

With my turns and twists, I submit, those sayings, and signals, and all the intimates. Those side shifts, and arches of spine, that project thoughts out, that bounce back, to you. As you dose in your blissfullness I anguish with restlessness, pawing my thoughts of you to the sky. When early birds cry, darkness finds my […]

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 […]

Failure is not an option

This phrase makes me think of incredibly tense scenes in action movies. Perhaps it is the one where aliens have attacked the earth, subjugated a majority of its inhabitants, with those who haven’t been captured, mounting a brave assault on the hive mind compound, with hopes that this bold action cripples the six-limbed, bug-eyed invaders, […]

_______Sunrise, ________Sunset. Sunrise________Sunset________. Meaning

I spend my days in a glorious haze. Searching for ways to keep the nightmares at bay. I spend all my nights pursuing delight. Seeking to send all my demons to flight. The dawns in between, are where I am, yearning. Dusk is where I’m grasping, and hoping, for meaning.   Humbly yours, j     […]

Spaciousness of the Heart

We have all experienced the joys of moving, right? Be it by necessity, or by expansion, or simply by autonomous selection, most have gone through the relocation process to a new living environment. Whether the choice of living space is an apartment, flat, loft, efficiency, penthouse, townhouse, ranch house, guest house, tree house, mansion, palace, […]

Beyond Beauty

Thy beauty, fickle doth it play upon my youthful vanities. Radiant doth it burn upon my tender sensibilities. Passionately doth it wrest my gaze and redirect my steps. Insistently, doth it create smoldering sensations in my loins.   Heat, be the feeling on my skin. Damp, then, the beads on my brow. Pulsating, be the […]

The Waste (I)

THUMP! THUMP!  Whoooooosh. Ssssss. THUMP! THUMP!  Whoooooosh. Ssssss. THUMP! THUMP!  Whoooooosh. Ssssss. THUMP! THUMP!  Whoooooosh. Ssssss. Paris’s footfalls rapidly struck the dusty, dirt road. Stomped into the air, gritty brown particles rose in small puffs around the spots struck by his feet, hung in the desert air for a long breath, then returned to the […]