The stink bugs are assembling. Watching me, waiting. Gathering. Biding their time. Accumulating in odd formations, monitoring me from every angle.
I wonder if they have passed on a legend over the past two years (which probably seems much longer … Continue reading
Once in a while, stringing together a sequence of coherent words is like pulling teeth.
Other times, it’s like navigating a pitch black void. Each word is a step forward, but you can’t see where you’re going. Oh, and you’re … Continue reading
If you know you’re doing the right thing, no one else has to “get it.”
Which is excellent, since many people probably won’t.
But maybe they will. You might be surprised. But you’ll never know unless you just straight up … Continue reading
I have a confession to make (to myself).
Dear Self: I used to not believe in you. I wanted to. I did not even realize my own lack of belief. I thought I believed.
But now I look back and … Continue reading
This is the time that we’ve all been waiting for
Every life-form upon these lands and in our seas
The world has cried enough now
America has had enough now
We have hidden from our destinies
We have cast blame … Continue reading
At age eighteen, one of my favorite newfound pastimes was driving around baked on cannabis while listening to music.
I lived in the humble town of Mason, Michigan, just a few blocks from a cemetery that was adequate for accommodating … Continue reading
First time I noticed the patterns, I was an employee at Subway.
It started so small and seemingly insignificant.
A customer would come in and order something really unique, like a footlong chicken teriyaki, add tuna.
Something nobody else would
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“Come on, stand up,” said my inner voice. “You’ve been lazy for long enough.”
“Right after I finish this round of Mario Kart…” I replied, also inwardly.
“Whatever,” the voice replied. “You know, you’re such an asshole lately…”
Everything has changed…
Due to a revolution in off-grid living, it has become optional to acknowledge borders of cities and states.
The politicians tried to have us detailed, but our numbers were legion. They expected a war, but we weren’t … Continue reading
And the world keeps telling you, over and over and over again, that you’re not alone.
As if your feelings of alienation are a character defect, a glitch, an undesirable batch of script.
This just further cements you into solitude. … Continue reading