Category Archives: Life

a stranger day at walmart


the crayon colored couple passed about a half dozen cops wandering around cashier central, while I tried…in vain….to concentrate on Miss Yapping Cashier’s rant. how do you tell a man with a giant butt-crack to turn around so you can … Continue reading

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Diagnosis: Hope


Originally posted on the lostkerryman:
Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. The word “hope” here goes way beyond the same concept of  “hope” we have in English because it is literally “a…

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the burning earth


somewhere between New Straitsville, Murray City, and Shawnee, a fire is burning, burning the earth beneath, unquenchable. way back in 1884, a group of striking miners, sent a “take-this-job-and-shove-it” message to their bosses by sending several coal cars with oil-drenched timbers deep … Continue reading

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a family of flowers near an empty house


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The Face-To-Face Social Network


…after an unpleasant gaze at the fields of facebook, I have resolved to readjust my thinking as I go about my random social interaction daily. one can only take so much of fake this and fake that before becoming bummed … Continue reading

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lament


looking back over the past year, as it slips into memory and history, I sit here pondering what has happened. whether it is because of age, insight, or too many trips around the merry-go-round, I am a bit depressed about the … Continue reading

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prelude to a promise


Though snow cover the whole world white and death descend on the land like night this season will pass ‘neath a coming storm to wake us anew in a heavenly form…          

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Autumn answers


seeds waiting for new life in the coming cold and leaves joining others in sleep there are some who choose to color the dying landscape and refuse to blend in with decay            

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questions in the dark


when I was twenty-three, I thought life was chocolate cake… yet so many sobering faces confronted me from the crowd that lived the longest- no sunshine in their veins, nor smiles in the topo lines etched in flesh  their passing like the scent of a … Continue reading

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i would rather be a beautiful baguette than a moldy mouthful of beaten-down bread


  going to church on Sunday…for the building up of your spirit…is like going to the day old bread store and buying a bag of moldy bread. sure, the product is still there, but you get a stale loaf with major … Continue reading

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