Lazy Sunday mornings with the sun streaming in through forgotten slats and the gentle rush of those cars that just couldn’t wait until Monday. Flat on the bed, maybe a little sweat to remind of the heat coming in, it’s summer now, end of June. The blankets are tossed in a sleep that takes control […]Read more "Sunday"
A bare week later and the mood has changed. Gone are the visions of a cliff’s edge, so often appearing in the mind, complete with the crashing of a wave and the cries of a falling gull, set to the blood red sun setting in the distance. That romantic image of the end is replaced […]Read more "Worlds to Share"
Listen to the tapes. You can do this! You need to want it! Fight on! Drive! Passion! Listen to the voices spewing the words. Let them coil around your mind. Feed off the energy. You run a little further. You suck down air and you lift a little higher. You can finish that task, write […]Read more "The Power of Will"
It’s hard to do. You sit there in yourself, listening to the loudest voice of all. Words echo and reverberate around your mind, bouncing and locked inside your skull, trapped. You think that the scream will push them out and away but that only seems to let more in, filling you up like a balloon, […]Read more "Remember"
The switch from one mood to the next comes as rapidly as a spasm in a muscle, pulling you in a direction you hadn’t prepared for, unable to fight it. The wrong side of the bed is the only side when the other side is blocked and barricaded, warm bodies creating a wall of mass […]Read more "Hard Times"
We want to matter, don’t we? When we wake up, after the groggy feelings pass and we separate dream from reality, when we feel we matter, the days seem easier to face. They are easier to face. When the work we do, professional or not, makes a difference from one day to the next, then […]Read more "Matter"
There are billions of people on this planet. Most of them will never know who you are. We look to the actors and the singers, the musicians and the movie types and we want the fame that they seem to achieve so easily. We never really believe them when they talk about the work that […]Read more "What next?"