Trust The Fall

I have suffered immeasurable losses.  Sure, my losses can be quantified; their ratios rationalized to juxtapose the impressions left as scars.  But the mass that weighs on my soul can not be scaled or justified. Sometimes it feels like an endless battle, denied enough time to wipe the blood off our eyes before the bell rings.  Perpetually caught […]

Tattooed My Soul — The Struggle is R e a l

I was playing double solitaire by myself, rocking back and forth on the bar stool. A stranger laughed at me, then asked if I was winning. Then he reached out his big, man hands to teach a little girl how to play by herself. In this game, in life’s game, sometimes we find ourselves playing […]

Tinsel Town

Like a semi truck, the pull of Santa’s sleigh created a large wind drift pulling behind him. In the wake of his departure, a large windstorm brewed, stirring up the ground below.  Kid’s plastic swimming pools, out of place in the frigid climate, frisbeed across the horizon. Garbage cans barreled through the streets, chasing each […]