The Comfortable Rut

The Comfortable Rut

“You don’t hate your job it pays the bills,
protecting you from loss, and unforeseen ills,

Your boss, your co-workers, they are nice enough,
provided you do the right things and say the right stuff.

There is a promotion looming for you just up ahead,
great, provided the extra hours don’t leave you dead …”

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Let It Go and Just Feel (poem)

Let It Go and Just Feel (poem)

This is less of a poem, and more of a personal mantra or prayer - I say it to myself daily. It has been coming to me, piece by piece, for years, but now feels complete. Each word and phrase has a deeper meaning - something I plan to elaborate on in a later blog post.

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This Story Is About You (short fiction)

This Story Is About You (short fiction)

Believe it or not, I wrote this story about you. Yes, you. The person reading this right now. True, I don’t know your name, where you were born or what you do for work, but that doesn’t really matter.

I am going to be honest. I like you, the real you that is. The you that exists beyond those small details.

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Rebirth (short fiction)

Rebirth (short fiction)

It turns out that birth and decay are not so different after all.

“So I shat myself again for the fourth time this week. I couldn’t help it. I don’t have the coordination or strength necessary to get myself to the toilet. Not that I could sit on it even if I did, I would likely fall in and drown! This is a world made for giants and I am now so small …“

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Chose Wisely (poem)

Chose Wisely (poem)

Why do you think it will be ok?
Because thinking so takes your anxiety away

How do you know it won’t happen to you?
Because knowing so is all you can really do

What makes you certain it won’t be a bad day?
Because you regularly get down on your knees and pray
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