Speaking softly the Crickets seem restless in their Prayers this warm night
After being frustrated and disenfranchised with the constant negativity inside the chronic illness and injury writing on The Mighty, I decided to take a differs approach and thus was born my top 10 reasons why being disabled really does kick ass. Enjoy and share thoughts if you so desire!
Imperfect bookends Both suited to one another And completely contradictory Sit upon my bookshelf Exemplifying the duality Of the yin and yang One dark and unwilling To find happiness and peace In its twisted existence The other bright and unwilling To live without them Both are victims of the same Catastrophic fall from grace When … Continue reading Imperfect Bookends
To say that I've got a full rucksack right now would be an understatement of the most epic proportions. Just looking at the medical concerns that plague my day to day life is more than enough to exhaust and baffle even the most interested outside party. Despite the fact that I'm a storyteller by nature … Continue reading Walk Two Moons
Beauty grows in the Void where forgiveness and love Are planted like seeds Senryu A reflection on what forgiveness does to the soul.
Nothing lives in the Void where once grew perfect love The soil is barren Senryu A reflection upon what bitterness does to the soul.
Attacks coming from The right and the left From every quarter striving To leave me bereft, Distracted and distorted, Feeling rather than forging ahead In what I'm called to And to where I'm lead; No time to stand still, To pause and pout, Adjust fire and double down, Charlie Mike... I'm out
Okay, to be fair this piece is already on here under the title The Last Dodo, but I'm pretty excited to say that it has also been picked up by The Mighty, for which I am a contributing author. While much of what I write for them has been added to new projects that are … Continue reading Reblog: When I Was Diagnosed By My Own Dr. Shaun Murphy
Longingly I wait Return to me, Quiet Strength, Let me bask in you Senryu is a type of haiku about human nature or emotions.
I woke with a start To a dream about what is And about what it will be Where the stings are all removed By a tender touch