The Nothing

This was meant for you…. He sits there in the darkened room, drapes drawn so tightly that not even a sliver of sunlight can penetrate inside, no light to ward off the gloom. The only light available dances across the room, strange flickers from the television screen. The TV is playing a rerun of some … More The Nothing

This Old Man

I have no roots. No hometown. Not one single place to truly call my own spot. You might think that this is a terribly sad thing, but I do not. I find it exhilarating, refreshing, and full of freedom. I am free. I have no specific hometown, because my hometown is all of America. I … More This Old Man

Letting Go

Do not be so afraid. Do not be so frustrated. Sometimes the most progress is being made when everything seems to be standing still. I’ve been alone in the middle of a large crowd for a long time. I’ve been stuck in the same spot, feeling lonely while simultaneously being surrounded by people. At a … More Letting Go

Watchers

Watchers. The people who are always watching others, wondering, imagining, guessing about their lives, their hopes and their dreams. I am a watcher of people. I can sit on a park bench for hours, writing in a notebook, randomly watching people walk by, making up stories about them in my head, always wondering how far … More Watchers

Bridges To Burn

Mistakes will happen. Accidentally, or on purpose, sometimes mistakes are unavoidable, but they are valuable experiences if we choose to learn from them. You see, it is our choice to learn or not to learn, to pull something tangible from the wreckage of a choice gone wrong, to rescue any hope from a self-made or … More Bridges To Burn