The Recluse (Part XIV)

“Maria! Did you see what happened? You shouldn’t be playing match-maker! Our strange neighbor isn’t even a believer and Oscar, our brother, is vulnerable!” Tony can’t wait to begin correcting his wife after the last guest leaves. Oscar’s interest in Estelle is the perfect excuse for him to vindicate his extreme separatist views. His perspective … More The Recluse (Part XIV)

The Meaning of Color

The weaving of chartreuse and lavender is a matter of opinion, A controversy over the many shades of spring! Summer moods are translated through subtle hues of vermillion, Passion’s peak of heat that red-oranges bring! Autumn sets color free speech in primary hues of truth dominion, Enter souls by eye-gate beauty inspire to sing! Color … More The Meaning of Color

THEM

What can be done about THEM? You know who I mean, those people over there who are so different from us and are messing up everything. If we can just control them somehow, or get rid of them, then things will be so much better. They don’t think right, dress right, or act right. Something … More THEM

Midnight Halls

All night long, I walk the vast halls of worry, that deep circular labyrinth within my mind. This is my vain, desperate attempt to find a way to prevent more pain. The thoughts kept at bay during the busyness of daylight, band together against me at midnight. Each breach of faith brings a surge of … More Midnight Halls

The Choice

Jesus loves everyone yet, so few ever think to truly love Him in return. Most refuse to believe that such a man existed as the Son of God and the Son of Man. The idea seems impossible so, they downsize Jesus into a form they can relate to and understand. Prophet, teacher, a myth, philosophical … More The Choice

In This Sober Moment

When tragedy does a home invasion; When calamity’s thugs beat down your door! When the threat out there bursts into your safe haven; When first fear and then anger rise. There’s no time to think but only react and defend. This moment is the force which reveals exactly, who you are. After this trauma event … More In This Sober Moment

Isolation Splendor

Welcome! To my virtual bubble; This special place I’ve worked hard to create. It’s free from all pain and trouble! I sit, I scroll, I click, I sift, new reality I replicate! High-Definition-Photo-Shop-double, A slick profile, the Me I want to be; a duplicate. Perfection that hides all the stubble, Of the imperfect me, and … More Isolation Splendor