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Omaha

When I was young, the thought of change scared me to death. Nightmares of moving out of my childhood home robbed me of sleep. My heart broke when friends were forced to move away. I wept tears over the transfer of our old refrigerator from the kitchen to the basement. Change was not my friend. […]

Decay

There exists a shift from feeling like you’re going to live forever to one where seconds begin slipping like water through the gaps in your fingers.  Securing a grip on the time we have is an impossible feat. Yet we are good at lying to ourselves. We reassure our mortal bodies that forever is real, […]

March 19 2017

Wrote the following piece nearly three years ago. Things change in sometimes drastic measure. What strikes me about this work is the voice in it. I recognize myself here. Young as I was. Young and idealistic and in love. My how things change. We woke up together, as we usually do. I, ever the pushy […]

Something Happy

Turbulent times are quick to summon anxiety, angst, fear. Like jumping from a cliff, the rush elicits a carnal reaction to the goings-on. It’s only natural to respond in such a way. My writings reflect that.  I wanted to write something authentic but also positive. For as much darkness that follows me through life’s transgressions, […]

Liberation

My life is a series of peaks and valleys. Years pass with months of utter bliss dotting the seasons.  Slowly these golden hues of happiness lose out to a more solemn and colorless gray.  This proceeds further until all color is sapped. To rise from the numb security of sleep is an assault on the […]