Eron’s Void

Eron sat, placidly, palms down, atop the rough pine, at the long, cheap, unfinished, wooden workbench. In some considerations, in a different setting, and under alternative light, the bench may have been a table.   But here, it was not. Eron tilted his head to the left, and glanced at the few dozen, closely-packed people, positioned […]

Rivers, Smiles, and Sun

At a certain point, we become aware that our lives have a certain trajectory.  Some believe that it has been preset since the day we are born.  We may choose to fight against it all we want, but that’s  wastefully pointless. It’s best to accept whatever course that you are on. Life is like a […]

The Absence of Longing for Belonging

Whether acknowledged consciously, or succumbed to inadvertently, a persistent and prevalent pressure to “fit in” oppresses so many of us from an early age. We try to impress our playmates with our prowess at various board games, outside activities like “Red Rover,” and by our skill with various niche card games, pop culture knowledge, and […]