Month: May 2013

Have you ever seen the rain…

Yeah, now I’ve got that song stuck in your head. Sorry! It’s raining here, it’s been raining since around 4 p.m. and it sucks! I didn’t get out on my bike today. I also had a hard time really getting anywhere because the wipers are broken on my car. Fun times. Just thought I’d throw […]

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Dear Sir.

As an experience gatherer, I must tell you, that all the good things in life come as surprises. When things are planned they’re often not as good, and often not as genuine. Sometimes things come out of nowhere and can morph into something you hadn’t planned. But the thing about surprises is that they often […]

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Dark.

Staring into the black You coin this as the house of fear- but is it really? When I walk in the dark I place my hand in front of my face in fear of hitting my head and breaking my teeth. But that’s all. There’s no boogie monsters. Just space. Dark air. The hum of […]

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Melt

One of my most prized possessions is a letter written to me by author Kevin Major from when I was in high school.  I’ve kept it safely tucked away for years, and now it’s framed on my wall. Mr. Major visited our school and attended one of our English classes. He asked us to write a story or a […]

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Reprise

There once was a girl Who wouldn’t let go Even though The rope burned her fingers. It tugged and it jiggled, Smacked and swayed, But her hands held tight through it all. There once was a girl Who couldn’t say no Even though Her heart wasn’t in it. They begged and pleaded, Guilted and yelled, […]

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Inside the Sandstorm

Trying to keep an open mind Or at least a clear one. I see you everywhere. It’s like a curse that follows Until we’re not busy Then it comes creeping with the power to make me lose Water from my eyes. Aches in my bones, like a mental arthritis. You just keep calling With all […]

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