What is the greatest story ever told?
tonight, several hours past midnight I climbed out through the window onto the fire escape to smoke a cigarette I said I’d quit a week ago I like to be still and feel the city at night that’s really the addiction this rolled up paper just the excuse then, I caught a glimpse of a shadow […]Read Post ›
You and I met last night. I walked you home in the rain. Then, at 1:11 after midnight tonight you sent me a message: There’s a man writing poetry next to me on the train. First line is “there’s a chill running down my spine.” What do you think it’s about? My response: Well I […]Read Post ›
You said to stop, close my eyes & listen to the music You asked what colors I see I told you yellow Later that night, it changed to orange like a cigarette glow in the night. You were asleep I was glad I got to picture you reading that in the morning Smiling
There is a conflict going on. It comes from our desire to extract meaning from the world and the world’s inability to produce it. But maybe the two aren’t mutually exclusive. What we must discover is that living in a world without purpose, without a sense of meaning does not make life meaningless. For in general, life […]Read Post ›
A Muse doesn’t come by very often. When she does, take her by the hand & dance. For always, before you are ready, she will be gone.
This relationship is the kind you want to write home about, but you can’t because it’s too romantic and people wouldn’t understand. So you write poems and songs and create because the life she gives you forces you too. You cry, but only with joy. When she left, you felt empty but you still didn’t […]Read Post ›
To live To really live Requires the strength of the gods To love To purely love Is to truly know god To be awake To be fully awake Is to see god In all her glory and color To laugh To laugh until it hurts Is to be touched by the gods To hurt To […]Read Post ›
Contrastasis con·tra·sta·sis / ˈkäntrə’stāsis / Noun 1. the tendency toward movement, growth, creativity, action; 2. always becoming; 3. the force in which life is continually created