Language and writing

The Comforts and Discomforts of Living Inside and Outside of the Box

The Comforts and Discomforts of Living Inside and Outside of the Box


Dearest readers, I recently finished reading an intriguing and thought provoking novel by Celeste Ng, called Little Fires Everywhere. Throughout the story, the author contrasts the life choices of two families. One is a single mother Mia, and her teen-aged daughter, Pearl, who live a nomadic and minimalist lifestyle. The mother is an artist, and […]

Artistic expression and the immune system


Dear readers, Arts programs are the first to be cut from school budgets when the economy is tanking, yet the arts are extremely important for our minds, hearts, and even our health. Artistic creation includes an exploration of the unconscious mind, which is a collection of energies, positive and negative. Artists seek to create harmonies […]

Overfed and divorced (a poem)


relentless hunger twists internal organs chimp raised hawk hoards billions shiny brilliants golden chips fresh water and virgin land expensively shod feet  crush serene beauty masturbating mountains and the glinting eye of cruelty ownership of what can’t be owned oversized testicles twist minds perverting meaning and information intention to mislead maw open masking fangs spreading […]

Darkness seeks light for friendship, more if affinities (a poem)


  the likeness of a parrot repeats, choking on bone in my throat mirroring rehearsals of a blind genocide the patterns of intention seemingly proud, conscious, and placing one foot in front of the other patterns of disaster yet so hopeful, with a tenderness that defies reality you saw how frustration built that mob anger […]

The layers of friendship


Hello readers, People always say that humans are social animals. I don’t know if other animals suffer from solitude, but I do know that our faithful companions, dogs, let us clearly know when they crave our attention. A dog knows that she needs to be touched, and she clearly communicates her desire and most of […]

Freedom of the homeless (a poem)


In the glass castle we judged them for the flaky freedom of their questionable parenting skills Funny not to see until now the freedom of the homeless It’s fun to be homeless no responsibilities no worries My mind turned as the coin with two sides shadowy life choice revealing inherent sunbeams as fresh as the […]

Short Stay (a poem)


a handful of acorns like growths strangle my throat the potential for an extended stay in the home of my flesh Could you be the end of my days? Fear grips my insides with the insights of life and loss you’ve no mouth yet yet you whisper don’t worry I’ve come to be with you […]