haiku for you: changing seasons

It's a little early in the year still, but winter seems to be giving way to spring where I live. Maybe it won't last, but the weather's been warmer and rainier. I've been seeing and hearing more songbirds, and even signs of new growth in some of the plants and trees. The other day, when…

haiku for you: a drop of water

So many things I could have done today. So many things I wanted to get done today. And I did none of them. I almost didn't post anything today. Nothing I had thought about writing about was working. I even went searching for writing challenges (albeit halfheartedly) but nothing I saw really captured my interest.…

no going back

Shivers Across my skin Waves in a troubled sea Someone walked Across my grave In my soul I Know it was me Words Caught in my throat Fly in a spider’s trap Sweat crawls Across my skin In my veins my Blood runs cold Breath Raspy and ragged Shovel in gritty soil Muscles stretch Under…

on abusive behavior

I wasn't planning on posting anything tonight, especially not something about as heavy and huge as the topic of abuse. So why did I? PonderingSpawned, that's why. She wrote an incredible post on the subject, looking to start a conversation, wanting to discuss reasons, maybe find some understanding, and hopefully make the world a better…

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…