April 1, 2020

I’m the loser but this college town isn’t even awake as I cruise the street that’ll take me to Interstate 380.  

Why can’t I pierce through the trashy feelings about who I am and realize the road I’m taking means more to me than college classes do to the dormant college...

March 13, 2020

3/13/2020

Dear Humans, Androids, and Robots,

Events between March 9 and March 13, 2020 were odd in the United States of America. A new virus—an unknown strand of the flu named Coronavirus—has spread through America, birthing a pandemic and bringing lots of panic.  

The fa...

March 8, 2020

Your Selflessness will be Tested

It's easy to go home after work to watch TV, eat food, and hang out with loved ones—there’s a reason conventional lives are so popular! Meanwhile, unconventional lives are unregulated, unformulaic paths with little certainty. Bukowski di...

March 5, 2020

My dad texted me a few days ago to inform me he was moving out of the house he’d lived in since 1981 and that I needed to tell him what to do with my childhood toys.

“Okay. Thank you,” I texted back to the person who gave me life like it was a business transaction.

I ask...

February 23, 2020

“Fuck the whole world.”

I write it from a coffee shop now, but I meant it from my soul in 1999, 2000, and 2001.

My dad’s deep, maniacal, psychological mistreatment, my family’s history of substance abuse, my closet sociopathic sister, my broken family, my unrealized and...

February 17, 2020

“Shellshocked. He’s shellshocked from Vietnam,” my mom would tell me about my uncle Mike--her former brother-in-law and the first genuine person I ever met.

I feel guilty writing about such a private person, but it was impossible not to learn from this authentic human b...

November 29, 2019

I don't even know how it happened. One day I was like 160-170 pounds, then boom, I weighed like 210, then 220, then 225. 

What are these marks around my waist? Why is my gut slumping over when I lie on my side? Where did this extra skin around my stomach come from?

Did I...

November 29, 2019

"Life, not work itself, is the real work of life." 

-This guy named Neal

I've noticed my blog gets more hits when I write really personal stuff. I want to dazzle you with my wordplay, rhymes, syllable alignment, and creativity, but the market is often right. 

Lately, I've...

October 21, 2019

A child questions a decision

the busyness

a beehive in their deep minds

Which path will become their map?

Their sky is beyond tree lines, but only one life, not nine

can’t be scared like felines

The universe sees farthest

Its got your back like a net to a trapeze artist

An ene...

August 13, 2019

One week into Cool Kids’ Recess—here’s how we’re responding to recess’s most pressing challenges:

1.   Every spider is a Black Widow. 

2.  "How did you get your foot tangled in the soccer net?"

3.  "Alright, boys and girls, we lost 2 jump ropes on the first day....

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