I have an apology to make.
These days people’s apologies are often micro-analyzed, so I will choose my words and intentions carefully.
When Kevin Spacey announced that he was gay during his apology about sexual assault allegations, much of … Continue reading
I just want you all to know that you are worthy.
Worthy of what? Worthy of looking at yourself in the mirror and erupting into an enormous smile, because you are at total peace with who you are. Worthy of … Continue reading
I am not a centrist.
A centrist stands in the middle of an ideological spectrum.
I am not in the center between two points.
I am at both points, and at every point in between…
Because that’s where the people … Continue reading
It serenely washes over me
permeating in my cells
It collects my missing pieces
My weariness, it does expel
Waves of faith and hope and sex
are crashing on my shore
… Continue reading
Any person or group that has ever inflicted terror on others, had a set of reasons for doing so.
Their reasons do not justify or dignify the outcome.
But by looking the reasons directly in the eye, and modifying our … Continue reading
Bigotry is intolerance towards those of different opinions than your own.
Wanting to hurt, punish, and eradicate people who are bigoted, is also bigotry.
I know it seems like the moral high ground. To be intolerant of intolerance. It makes … 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
Peer from vistas, hard-won
On mountaintops, see
How far you’ve come
Starting point shrouded
that clouds obstruct
the future beckons
You are equipped
You know the way
You’ve journeyed far
On your journey, Stay
Barriers bend … Continue reading
Prove your point
and your loyalty
Prove your worth
Prove your strength
Your words sound like soup
An unfulfilling broth of scent
Take me up the ladder
of artificial augment
The validation that you seek
These … Continue reading
Across the universe
There was a laymen’s cry
The son of a swindler
in search of the perfect life
He bought a relic from a cheat
and played the fools through darkened streets
Standing for a cause he knew to … Continue reading