The Fool

  A message sent "Block it," says the mind "But 'what if'" says the heart Heart leads the mind; the games begin "Manipulation," says the mind The heart agrees...but melts under pressure Promises made; the photos tell all - Lies Mine the heart stays The mind slowly sinks away The heart takes over; the drama… Continue reading The Fool

Fools Among Fools’ Shadows

Desperately trying to stay afloat in the world wide web Finding more takers than givers; destroyers than builders Destroying and hiding from devils' eyes lurking in cobwebs Only to be ensnared by one; images enough to bewilder   Before long, this decent man drowns in words of love Truth?  Lies?  Manipulation?  Agenda?  All convincing Problem… Continue reading Fools Among Fools’ Shadows

Change

I've been noticing a GREAT many "likes" for my work on THIS blog of late.  Sure, I haven't been writing much - just building my monstrosity of a new blog.  And, I am grateful for the new followers. However, there IS a problem...I haven't figured out what to do with THIS one...yet.  I have a new… Continue reading Change

Rebuilding

I wanted to alert all of my followers, I gave myself a present - an upgraded site on WordPress.  Once I figure out the design and get it the way I want it, You'll be seeing posts coming from there. Oh, is this going to be a project....  

And Then…She Jumped

A nightmare had long begun; the mind was being stretched and twisted One year?  Three?  Ten?  God only knows how long she had been holding on Holding onto what?  Faith?  Inner strength?  Determination?  Or was she already afflicted? Not knowing.  Not understanding.  Not seeing the signs.  Reality has gone Culminating in an altered state so… Continue reading And Then…She Jumped

Reflections in the Broken Looking Glass

I'm selfish, impatient, and a little insecure.  I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle.  But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best. --Marilyn Monroe These past days, weeks and months have taught me a great deal… Continue reading Reflections in the Broken Looking Glass

Dance of the Snake

It always begins... with.... a strike of a match.... the strange smell like gasoline....                The flick of the wrist to douse the flame from the match.... But? The end of the cigarette is lit.  It just...burns.  It doesn't...do anything Wait!  The smoke!  It's a single string into the air… Continue reading Dance of the Snake

You Feel Like You Just Wanna Give Up

"Good morning ABC Company how can I help you?" And there the day begins on this final day of the month What's so special about this day above all other days you ask? It's special for one reason above all - it's called "END OF MONTH" Trust me, mes amis, in sales and distribution, this… Continue reading You Feel Like You Just Wanna Give Up

Commitment

Honestly, I don't know how I got started in my love of writing.  The written word, I could listen to.  But for me?  Writing it made me feel alive, free as if I was running through the open fields of my family's farmland outside of Santa Margarita, California.  Ranchland would run for as far as… Continue reading Commitment

Liar Liar Pants on Fire…

"Never support two weaknesses at the same time. It's your combination, sinners, your lecherous liars and your miserly drunkards who dishonour the vices and bring them into bad disrepute." --1954 The Matchmaker Act 3   "Great liars are also great magicians." --Adolf Hitler According to some fellow named Webster who wrote this great best-seller called Webster's… Continue reading Liar Liar Pants on Fire…