Thanks for reading.

Like so many great bands, I’m taking an indefinite hiatus from the blogging game.  I’m focusing more on creative writing, being a homeowner, eventually a husband, and living the life of your everyday Illinois dope. Thanks so much to anyone and everyone who took the time to read my page.

The Owl

Ragged breathing, on and on, the pair raced through the bracken Carriage laden, heavy wares, their pace would never slacken The Man held lash and shouted on, the beast it frothed and thundered As forest whipped the dusk to blush, endless night broke asunder Crimson hues and barren boughs draped o’er their tarried rush With…

Waiting For Fall

I know, I know, it’s late August and it’s going to be 100 degrees for another month or two, but….

Danger’s Arrival

We are unwilling members of a larger game that is designed to melt the pieces and discard the board.

Dammit.

I took a drink of water.  I felt refreshed. Thirty seconds later, it was back – incessant thirst.  I took another swig of water from my 28 oz. bottle, emptying it for the 5th or 6th time that day. This was the second week of this constant thirst, constant urination.  When I wasn’t pissing, I…

Long Lay The World

Every Christmas season I generally approach with equal portions joy, holiday spirit, stress, and disappointment.  The first two explain themselves; the latter two are more related to the gift ritual and unfortunate embedding of an allegedly snowy holiday during a time of year where snow is relatively rare. This year things mostly still smack of…

To Be American.

Amendment I: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances. – The United States Bill of Rights Part…

Of Diogenes & Mechanical Keyboards

  MX Reds:  Why, MX Black, do you reside amidst this squalor?  Your barrel reeks of your very waste, and yet you remain. MX Blacks:  Carry on, fool.  I have chosen to be as I am, and so I shall always remain! MX Reds:  Yet we are so similar.  We are inseparable, would you disagree?…