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Chasing Tails

Humanity is like a dog chasing his tail.
Once we get what we want,
we become bored and start the chase all over again.
And no one seems to mind, 230 more words

Poetry

‘If there‚Äôs someone you absolutely miss, you might find yourself talking to them a lot in your mind, creating those fake conversations with them and you answer yourself in their voice in your head. 60 more words

On Being Haunted

If you grew up in Chicago, you learned of John Wayne Gacy as routinely as you did how to dress in layers during the winter. When I first heard of him he was alive, though jailed, mewed like a bird, and waiting to die. 753 more words

On the Way

And as they went to tell his disciples, behold, Jesus met them, saying, All hail. And they came and held him by the feet, and worshipped him. 627 more words

Jesus

I got you, babe.

The last trip our little family went on was exhausting, but meaningful for many reasons. I’ve thought back on a couple instances in particular that were those “mommy moments.” When I feel like I’m at the tipping point between tiredness and utter exhaustion, and then something beautiful happens; something that reminds me I’m doing a great work. 320 more words

Motherhood

Once

Cheap scotch and a black lace slip,
A wry smile,
And men become boys, and tremble before her,
As once I might have done.
Once, in that tumult, 41 more words