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…

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.

This Too Shall Pass

Sometimes my brain feels like fire Sometimes my brain turns to mush Sometimes I feel like I’m drowning Sometimes I feel like I’m hushed Sometimes my mind turns to overdrive Sometimes my mind, I can’t trust Sometimes I feel like not talking Sometimes I feel like a bust But other times I feel like I’m…

Making Changes

It’s been a while, I know. For once, the reason for my absence isn’t due to writers block. In fact, the last few months have lead to more time spent writing than usual. And that makes me happy. As writing tends to do. I’ve been reading a lot. And as every good writer knows, the…

The Mind is a Terrible Thing…

I have this thing with writing. It’s a love/hate thing. It’s a good/bad thing. It’s that thing where you sometimes would rather stick the pen in your eye then stick it to paper. It’s also that thing that puts the blood back in your body after you’ve already lost so much. It flows through the…

The Light of Day

We bury ourselves in the light of day Slowly shifting deeper than six feet under When the falling night comes our way The only sound of encroaching thunder We bury ourselves nice and neat And wait for the rain to render our defeat

Love to Give…

  Their love wasn’t given It was taken away It wasn’t for each other Or for any given day He tried to love her And she tried to love him But they simply had no more love to give  

Those Who Risk, Win.

On Monday, I went to see Joss Whedon and Mark Ruffalo speak as part of the Directors Series at Tribeca Film Festival. There was a point where Joss started talking about how, years after Buffy, he finally realized that he was writing about himself. That he was, in fact, Buffy the Vampire Slayer. He realized that…