Love Yourself

I think I could learn to love you I think I could learn to love I think I could learn to I think I could learn I think I could I think I I think I I think I think I I think I could I think I could learn I think I could learn…

Tunnel Vision

There are times in my life when things get especially hard, when the weight of the world crushes down on my shoulders, back and chest. When it gets hard to swallow and the tears threaten to break forth. When the world outside is cold and unforgiving. Now, feels like one of those times. It’s a…

No Time At All

It’s been a while, I know. But then again, a while is subjective, isn’t it? The same goes for a minute. Although it’s really just 60 seconds Out of an infinite number of seconds We say it when we feel like it’s been much longer. But a minute is finite Just like the days, months…

The Devil Answers

You can reach me in the pits of hell Although I may not hear it The gongs chime and the walls crack Although I may not see it The rings deepen and the paths lengthen Although I may not feel it You can reach me in the pits of hell And we’ll pray the devil…

Shattered Glass

This shattered world is composed of a million shattered hearts Our fragility is not to be taken lightly Our fight is to be taken seriously Like the fissured glass Once broken, we are hard to put back together Though we may come out different It is not entirely impossible

Time Stands Still

I lie awake and dream. The sound of silence slicing through the air My closed eyes watch for mile after endless mile The world spinning in place The passage of time standing still.

2017 Film Rankings

“Of all the movie theaters in all the towns in all the world, she walked into mine…” Rick Blaine, played by Humphrey Bogart, spoke that line in the 1942 film, Casablanca. Or maybe he was talking about gin? I can never remember… Anyway, 2017 was quite the year for movies and I sat my butt…

Escape Into the World

Now feels like as good a time as any To escape into the world To explore the far reaches That are anywhere but here Where the required learning Requires much unlearning And instead, instead Find a place that’s already been found But has yet to be found by you And you And you And you…

Day of Birth

On this day Twenty-seven years ago I was brought into this world I assume I had a thoughtful picture Of what my life would be like at 27 When I was 15 or 20 or even 25 I’m glad I can’t recall what that picture was Because now I can make this year anything I…

Today…

Today. Today is the 1st. Today is the first day of the new year. Today is the first day of the rest of your life. Make 2018 remember you. I plan on making it remember me.