Category: poetry

It’s All Movies

“Churches and trains, they all look the same to me now.” Amsterdam, Gregory Alan Isakov A months old conversation I had with a friend keeps replaying in my mind. “Teenagers have this thing they like to say, ‘It’s all just movies.’” It was uttered with great concern, a […]

For the Glory of Assholes

“Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.” Matthew 5:5         In stories, everybody loves a great villain. Often times, a well written villain supersedes the importance of a compelling protagonist. Look at the way The Joker has stolen the spotlight from Batman […]

Through Desert

This is something I wrote a few years back. It was inspired by an image of Miley Cyrus, back around her Hannah Montana days. My prayer for her now is that she eventually find freedom from the web of lies that she’s been lured into, that she remembers […]

The Beauty of You

Beauty will catch you by surprise often times, like the sensation you feel when you were expecting the worst, only to be caught off guard when something wonderful happens. Beauty can be overwhelming to the point of painful – that exquisitely satisfying sort of pain, like the sort […]

Love’s Unwavering Flood

Spiraling cross heavenly realms, a droplet called hope dances along songs of winged ones, gliding o’er oceanic wonder and chaos – rife with creatures of shine, of strange, of in unison, they catch onto hope’s fine, unyielding vibration, penetrating air, sea, and depths upon depths of what would […]

Proud little magic pill

This morning, I’m taking a break The choice is scarcely mine I’m nearly clawing to the forefront of an exhaustion meltdown And Pandora’s on the fritz blinking off..on my J N Howard kills my brain every time, but not now, not this morning; I’m taking a break; I’m […]