Silence, eternal I idolize the thought of it I hear the sound Its all around I want so much to make it quit Doubts, they’re torture They twist the knife inside my heart They plague my mind They make me blind They tear my everything apart Why can’t I just simplify the things that keep … More Priorities
Some things eclipse you or me The ‘morrows readings, it’s decree Determines how things shall play out Will whispers rise into a shout? Will this nation, finally Succumb to same old history Will it’s Caesar character Be stabbed by his own senator? Needless fighting lies ahead And all things decent people dread Blood thats spilt … More Needless Fights
First of all, let’s all acknowledge the one thing I KNOW on which we can all agree: our nation’s “leaders” are acting more childish as of late than a class of second graders trying to decide who gets to pick first for their P.E. class’s dodgeball tournament. That is to say…they’re embarrassing us. For the … More Politicians: Analyzing Who They Really Are
Alrighty. I’m going to begin this here blog entry with a disclaimer – this is probably going to sound crazy to a lot of you. Thankfully, I’ve prepared for that. So let me first begin by saying the following: People, as we all know, tend to be predictable. It isn’t exactly rocket science to spend … More The World is Run by Psychopaths…and They’re Too Stupid to Realize It
He said, she said, this don’t really need said All that matters is who you become When camera feeds dead I know, you know, do you really think though? Do you really think you know the person That’s on this show? I doubt, you doubt, things they claim they’re about Everyone has seen it done … More Starving
Alright. I’m going to attempt something that may never have been attempted since the dawn of humanity: I am going to try and bridge this ridiculous divide and help people see this Ford/Kavanaugh thing from both sides. While I’m pretty sure this ain’t gonna change anything and everyone is still gonna throw rocks at … More An Address to the World Concerning the Ford/Kavanaugh Debate
“Alright, everyone. This evening we have an excellent opportunity to show these people just what we mean. We’ve tolerated centuries of oppression, decades of condescension, and countless years of bigotry! I say unto you all, stand up for your rights! Stand up for your freedoms! Stand up for the God Given, inherent capabilities of existing … More The Tiki Torches: 3
Antony – Commander of Queen Jocasta’s Army I am conflicted. Queen Jocasta has recalled our armies to Clarmont. All of them. Each and every weary, exhausted regiment is to report to this tiny speck of a village in an attempt to regroup and finish what we began. My conflict stems not from my duty to … More On the Eve: 8
Favian, Royal Record-Keeper & Historian of the East The West shall never comprehend the world the way we Easterners do. What ire could have possibly made Jocasta think she could overtake us? The East and West have co-existed, as agreed, for twelve winters now. Why is she suddenly afflicted with the desire to destroy? I … More On the Eve: 4
Adalasia: First Entry July, 1943. Sicily. A curious thing happened today. It’s amazing how different things are, amidst the bombings and the shells and the shouting. A week ago I was making pies. Prepping soups upstairs in my father’s shop. My days were filled with that of cheer and joy. Now I find myself coddled … More Love & Loss
I don’t know why what I’m about to tell you is the case. I can’t explain the strange, even eerie, shifts in my frame of mind that I’ve experienced recently. What I do know, however, is that what I’m about to type is 100% legitimate, real and deadly serious. This is not something I am making … More What do you care about? How to literally change everything.
July, 1943. Sicily. I can’t wait to see her again. Adalasia. Such a beautiful name. The dry spots on her hands told me that she was one that was willing to take on the burden of work. She was the first to volunteer her service, making sure none that followed had anything that needn’t be … More Love & Loss: 4
July, 1943. Sicily. I hope I see him again. It’s amazing how different things are, amidst the bombings and the shells and the shouting. A week ago I was making pies. Prepping soups upstairs in my father’s shop. My days were filled with that of cheer and joy. Now I find myself coddled in a … More Love & Loss
You know, I generally try to maintain a neutral feeling when I sift through these journal entries. Helps keep me sane, ya know? But I have to admit, I’m sort of feeling for Mikal. It sounds like he played his cards just a bit too poorly and ended up getting the shit end of the … More Good & Evil: Chapter 20
What if the rules were different Than the ones we know today? What if our laws amended Would we think it was okay? What if women couldn’t vote No voice, no rights, not free? What if the status quo was still That blacks were property? What if our reps ignored us Serving only … More What If?
It’s been awhile since I’ve written about social things, what with all this poetry business and so on. But I just finished watching a really interesting documentary on Vice called “A House Divided”. It basically went over the Obama presidency and how he did and didn’t accomplish things he planned on accomplishing back in ’08 … More Some Thoughts
What is this world? This Earth have we Spinning around, chaotically I often gaze through tear-dropped eyes Those bright sparkling lights dotting our skies Wondering if there’s order above Justice, hope, worlds filled with love Returning my gaze to all this around The hatred, the malice, war with no sound Listening to silence, … More What is this World?
For anyone that reads my blog, you know that I write about this particular topic frequently. Despite this, I feel the need to elaborate further due to the nature of the presidential election that recently shocked the world. For once in the history of humanity’s short time on this planet, there is a mechanism more … More The Most Powerful Force in the World
Relief. Fear. Excitement. Disappointment. Intrigue. Just when we thought we’d reached a boiling point, emotions (and with them, tensions) are at an all-time high in this country of ours. The entire world looks to us as it wonders what we will do next as a nation which has historically set the example of how industrialized … More Well, This is Going to be Interesting
“It is what it is.” Don’t you hate it when people say that? As if we have no control whatsoever over what’s going on. Well, tonight, I daresay, that cliche will be all we have to turn to once the results of this election have been determined. My only hope is that the majority of … More The World Will Change Tomorrow – Or it Won’t