Life’s Roadmaps

Three seconds old your first breath cold and sterile the hands that touch you are covered in latex; in a naked cry you came into the world. Five years old your worries are simple; your favorite color, the playground swings at recess, the monsters hidden in your closet, under your bed. Now you are thirteen,…

A Beginning

A sunset, the ending of a lifetime of memories. A sunrise, the beginning of newborn experiences. Life is a cycle of never-ending events. And standing on this mountain today I stare at the clouds that dance by and wonder if they have regretted their journeys. For what is in a cloud’s lifetime but to cry…

The Best of Me

Open your eyes and see the real me not the me that has been painted over by others not the imposter that has replaced me over time because I want you to see what I am really like. I am the person that loves to paint with butterflies the one that desires to draw with…

The Darkness Which Affects Us

“They were filled with rage. All they really knew were two darknesses, the darkness of their lives, which was now closing in on them, and the darkness of the movies ,which had blinded them to that other darkness, and in which they now, vindictively, dreamed, at once more together than they were at any other…

Among old things and missing teeth

These days I find myself among old things and missing teeth. The old things include old people and it is their teeth that are missing. Comical situation? Yes completely, please feel free to laugh. You see, my house is old, I live with my old grandparents, the neighborhood is old, there are many old people,…

A planned rash decision

I can’t believe what I am going to do today! I went to sleep thinking of what was to come when I awoke but when my alarm rang this morning I had to think twice to remember that today was the day. Today I fly to another country, I am moving to another place picking…