My Best Friend

Always there, no matter what Happy, joyful, till the end There are no words to say how much I miss you Baxter, my best friend Side by side since just a pup When I was down, you brought me up I never would have gotten through The things I did, if not for you Others … More My Best Friend

The World Is Ending, And Bo Burnham Knows It

Before I get into what I’m guessing will be a very long rabbit hole of consciousness-streaming, I want to thank my friend Mack Lunn for introducing me to the comedian who birthed this post. Thanks, Mack! Alright. I’ll begin by saying that I’ve spent the last five-ish years doing little else than obsessively pursuing a … More The World Is Ending, And Bo Burnham Knows It

Now Today

Life is short, but long it is How does one make a play of this? There is no answer, dearest dancer All we can do is learn the step Do your best, study hard Its all a game, so learn the cards All within is saint or sin And no one knows where either’s kept … More Now Today

Try to Understand

People’s minds vary. That very simple fact is the reason I am writing this post. As a scribbler, I try my best to be as aware as I can to the fact that the human brain is a vastly complex organ within an even more vastly complex organism. We all perceive and interpret things based … More Try to Understand

Happy Birthday, Mom

Happy birthday, Mom Six years have passed, I know I can’t lie it still feels like You were just with me, though You’re missed more than anything In thoughts each, every day And yes it’s true that not for you I’d have no words to say Everything I’m doing Every word I write Is fueled … More Happy Birthday, Mom

Christmas: 2021

‘Twas the night before Christmas And all through the house Not a creature was stirring …except Missus Clowse “Get up you old fat man!” “You’ve a job to do!” “Gifts don’t wrap themselves!” “So stop hitting ‘Snooze’!” And from that point on This old Santa could tell That this one year’s Christmas Was gonna be … More Christmas: 2021

A Just Saying

“Just move on, just forget, let it go and turn the page” “That is how you’ll get by now, for life is naught more than a stage” Such advice from those in life, they mean well yet misunderstand Closure quite can bring respite, and things aren’t had ‘till they’re in hand Seeing is believing, at … More A Just Saying

Confession Booth

Walking down this lonely aisle Hoping it won’t take awhile To confess what’s on my mind I draw the curtain, then unwind Forgive me Father, I have sinned “Tell me Son, what brings you in?” I cannot make recompense I can’t find your first defense “Wait my child, what do you mean?” Just listen please, … More Confession Booth

Worlds of War

With the birds I share this view, indeed Yes it’s lonely, but it’s the only Only thing I seem to see Flying high up in the sky Looking down on things below See amidst, we’re so transfixed On that which sells tix to the show And yet if We flipped the switch Then maybe we … More Worlds of War

A Step at a Time

I ask Him where this road will go He answers, saying “I don’t know” “Your path: its paved by you alone” “And every act lays one more stone” My mind, it mulls these words he spoke So many thoughts they do provoke No longer shall I wonder “where” For its the “now” that gets me … More A Step at a Time

Love & Loss

Adalasia: First Entry – Sicily, August, 1943 A curious thing happened today. It’s amazing how different things are now amidst the shelling. The incessant shooting, screaming, and shouting. Hardly a week ago I was making pies for Father’s bakery, whistling cheerful tunes and thinking of boys. My every day seemed filled with that of joy … More Love & Loss

They All Say

The cream will rise, they always say But then they paint in shades of grey Talent touches, waters reach But oceans only wave so far Contained by a sand-castled beach All those castles in the sand Lead to newer, unfound land And yet only a few exist Castles, yes But in their mist In their … More They All Say

All Fears Forgotten

Hello lovely lady, whats with that long face? What stresses your mind that is troubling the place? I’m sorry to hear it, trust I understand So much in this life tries to stop what we’ve planned Step into my arms and let’s dry off those tears I’ll call my friend Karma, scare away all your … More All Fears Forgotten

Feelings, Forgotten

Feelings, forgotten, find footing I feel Forsaken for freedoms fragile hearts need to heal Faith in what’s fallen finds familiar ground What’s lost is now fine’ly so fittingly found Quizzically curious yet quite cautious I’ll be To catch, claim, acquire what’s now correct for me Concerns creep clandestine, cry subconsciously Cracked quiet, a cat-o-nine quells … More Feelings, Forgotten

Perspective, Pt. 1

On November the fourth, at five fifteen in the afternoon, a sharply dressed gentleman in a casual suit, cowboy hat, and shiny snakeskin boots walks into a dive bar on the busy streets of New York City. Approaching the long row of stools aligning the bar top, he chooses one directly adjacent to the only … More Perspective, Pt. 1