Maaaaaaan, some days life don't make any goddamn sense. Just this morning my baby sister learned her friend committed suicide by overdosing on his anti-depressants. When I brought her home from school I stopped her on the sidewalk, searching those giant golden-brown eyes for the smallest sign of life. She looked up at me gray as the driveway and said, “You … [Read more...]
Memories. Imaginings. Humanity exposed.
I don’t know how this particular giant found a position on the local police force. I don’t know why his existence didn’t seem to bother anyone else around me. I don’t know whether he was the only one of his kind, or if there were others volunteering their ways into the operations of other local police forces. These aren’t the kinds of questions we ask ourselves in … [Read more...]
I wrote this poem around the Winter Solstice of 2013, a year after the Mayan prophecy predicted the end of the world as we knew it. Of course, there were multiple interpretations of what that was to entail. Hollywood and the mainstream culture liked to equate the end with the apocalypse, while those in the consciousness community liked to think that December 21st, 2012 marked … [Read more...]
January 21st, 2012. I remember the date because Betty said it was her six-month birthday. Neither of us thought we would end it on snow-covered mountain passes that seemed to slope up at damn-near-90-degree angles in whiteout conditions with a severely depleted gas supply and the cold truth of the matter, that we weren’t exactly where we were supposed to be, and didn’t … [Read more...]