throwing away the one ring

At some point several years ago, I'd stopped wearing the diamond because my body was so sick that I couldn't wear them without swelling problems. But the problem that was almost as big was that it pissed off my ex. Big time. He had an absolute fucking meltdown because how dare I embarrass him by... Continue Reading →

Honoring My Past Self

It was early 2020 when it started. Everyone in the world held their breath as an unknown danger spread across the globe. That is when the isolation began, and the earth shattering silence of the deep and dark... But unlike most of the rest of the world, my isolation wasn't because of the pandemic, it... Continue Reading →

Mayhem and the Superhero Ethos

In honor of the National Suicide Prevention Day, 10 September, I think it is essential for all of us to recognize the impact of the mental health crisis in our society and the need for greater awareness and conversation about the things which may contribute to the kind of hopelessness that would make suicide seem like the best choice. The only way to make a change is to further discussion. This is an op ed I wrote that was originally published by SOFX on 23 Aug 2019.

Life’s Library

A hurricane swept through Life's Library Disguised as a librarian In a hooded cloak Scattering hither and thither Each exquisite hand-bound Work of art and eloquence Until the floor was strewn And littered with pages Golden edges glistening In sunshine and moonlight Until dust coated and obscured them Leather bound covers Laying as a thousand... Continue Reading →

Find What Sings

Have you ever heard a song come on the radio that you once loved but that you listened to so much years before that even the first few notes of the melody are enough to grate your nerves? I think we all have. What about hearing an artist that you used to love, once long... Continue Reading →

The Book Project

So... I'm writing a book. It's an autobiography... Honest, sometimes darkish, sometimes lightish, telling my story, the big long beautiful ugly beautiful story of my brokenness. That's happening and has kind of been happening for several months now. If you look at the pages up there in the menu bar above these words, you'll see... Continue Reading →

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