Tagged with writing

Reasons Why I’ve Given Up on Dating

I tried internet dating Once Or twice And I finally gave up I know the profile thingies Are like a resume of sorts And you want to put Your best foot forward But they really should be About some sort of honesty too Reading through them Was like reading the slush pile From hell With … Continue reading »

Mercurial

I like to think of myself as ADD enabled. But there are times (far too many times)when this is decidedly not an advantage. I think it helps me at work because I have to flit back and forth between many different tasks at once but when I need to, I can hyperfocus. But outside of … Continue reading »

Margin Notes

Each day is written One instant at a time The actual deeds that transpired While our feet were mired In the everyday The requirements That drain our energy Steal our power Every minute Every hour If only we could stop time To move our thoughts From the banal To the sublime Go back over our … Continue reading »

Insecurities

In those final moments Of a long day That seemed to span A week or more Just before I grudgingly Drift off to sleep And in the first moments Of the next In a string with no beginning And no end I think of you And in that pre-dawn dark The question comes to mind … Continue reading »

Afterward

Sitting Waiting For an event That’s nothing more Than the afterward Of a long story Already read Where the outcome Was less than satisfying But the natural conclusion Of a long and winding tale Where the heroine Had finally found her place In this crazy world A story where every tragedy Was met with resilience … Continue reading »

Struggling to get my words

So the Magic Spreadsheet was going great for me. Until it suddenly wasn’t. I’m not really sure what happened. I think it was a combination of things more than any one particular thing. 250 words isn’t a lot. Unless you tend to write micro poetry. And it usually only takes me between 10 and 30 … Continue reading »

Fish Out of Water

***Warning: Mixed metaphors ahead. And while I know about them, I don’t care enough to change them. So do with that what you will. This is a post about how I’m feeling right now and finding these words meant struggling to climb up a slippery, muddy wall. The occasional piece of gnarled root was exposed … Continue reading »

What’s Your Sign?

You can tell me your name, What you do for a living, Who your momma and daddy are; But that doesn’t tell me much Of anything about who You really are. I want to know what makes you tick. What things you like, sure; But more what you can’t do without. What do you need … Continue reading »

My 3 Words for 2014

I’ve decided to do this prior to the new year. I want to hit the ground running and I’ve been taking the entire month of December to contemplate where I’ve been, where I am now, and where I want to be in the future. So it seemed appropriate to do this now. The beginning of … Continue reading »