Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.

Arthur Conan Doyle

The chief proof of man’s real greatness lies in his perception of his own smallness.Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930)

Performance Anxiety

who am I worries torturing my guts; twisting my nuts I can’t go on like this! found my happy place where they love me respectfully in their underwear Gasp Gasp Gasp Not working, shit some urine leaked out Now I’m sweaty and wet forget me and what i’ve got to say I’m making a b … [Read more…]

On Respect

Respect starts with an understanding that you’ll take the time to understand

Poems from Creative Writing in 2006

I took a creative writing class in 2006 .. below are the poems I wrote for the topics of a memory, a list of words, and an object. Vesta Sue each breath a broken struggle holding tight hungry for the end of a long life lived what are you waiting for? we’re all here now … [Read more…]

Boredom Quote

Boredom: the desire for desires.Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910)

Quote of the Day

I like this one… Let my name stand among those who are willing to bear ridicule and reproach for the truth’s sake, and so earn some right to rejoice when the victory is won. Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888)

Hard Times

I made a hard decision and I’m standing by it. It’s tough and I’m sad and I know it’s a matter of time before it gets better, but I know it gets better.  I know there’s nothing more I can do right now. My mind doesn’t stop bothering me with new ideas to satiate my … [Read more…]

What Happens When We Lose Sight of Kindness

When kindness has left people, even for a few moments, we become afraid of them as if their reason had left them. When it has left a place where we have always found it, it is like shipwreck; we drop from security into something malevolent and bottomless.Willa Cather (1873-1947)