start to finish

Start: November 8th, 2017 @ 16:48 Mountain Standard Time. The day is almost over. The sun hides behind a curtain of clouds as it exits, stage left. Check: November 8th, 2017 @ 16:54 Mountain Standard Time. Six minutes to write two sentences. I had to stop and start over twice, just to get those. Not…

internal dialogue

"You are a fool." I said to me. Myself could only agree. light on the water reflecting in my eye beautiful and blinding bright and shining light on the water reflection in the sky my imagination runs free when I'm unable to see light on the water And now I'm over here     This…

dystopia

“What a beautiful view today.” I gaze out my window toward the invisible horizon. “So painfully pretty. The mountains have run away, the oceans have fled, the plains are hiding, the trees and flowers all gone.” Taking a deep breath, I smell industry and business and freshly printed money. “Can you not see the beauty…

some more midnight musings

For previous midnight musings, and an explanation: https://unremarkableman.wordpress.com/2013/01/22/midnight-musings/ I wrote this particular string of thoughts on April 20th, 2010: Some say that life isn't fair. I believe life is fair. I believe people are blind to the big picture, which if they could see, they would realize that there is balance in all things. I believe that…

this post is garbage

Several weeks ago, I was walking to the bus stop, and I was noticing all the garbage and litter lying around. In the gutter to my left, in the low row of bushes to my right, and in the grass all around. Cans, bottles, wrappers, papers, cups, bags, and endless cigarette butts. I had been noticing the…