An Army of Our Dead

There is no end that justifies this means. There is not a rational, and thoughtful way forward that incorporates this snapshot of loss, anger, and frustration we have today.

Unbearable

Photo by Leon Macapagal from Pexels Life’s not Baseball… fair, or foul, you are expected to run the bases. The plane would only take a few hours to get there. A place where nobody knew you, no connections past a few names to look up, and a location to get to. The need is overwhelming, a constant drone […]

Finding America

Photo by Edgar Colomba from Pexels An idealism grew into a country, which grew into a concept. Your beliefs about this country, about the world, is wrong.                                             You immediately want to challenge that statement, go after what is […]

Breaking Humanity

You can paint your worlds any which way you like them. You can believe that this country and its people are this and that… But this is who we are. I grew up in a dysfunctional family, learned to manipulate people and events, to lie and to cheat from an early age. It wasn’t that […]

The Sacrificed

The Sacrificed Stop looking to the past for answers to school shootings. The ability to breathe has been taken away from me. That’s not a nod to the poetic, I have physically lost my breath, overwhelmed… again. wendel moretti — Pexels The smiles can only be seen in pictures, the joys of friendship are just […]