Eulogy for Dad

Saturday, June 25th, 2016                          St. Margaret Roman Catholic Church – Madison, CT

Thank you friends and family, all who have made it here to celebrate the life of my father, Irwin August.  2,292 more words

The Journey Begins

Thanks for taking a look at my blog! I’m writing for me, in the hopes that this can be a kind of catharsis and way for me to work through some issues that have been following me around. 97 more words


12th house stuff

I feel like I’m drifting about in a volatile ocean. The waves are shoving me in different directions and I am doing my best to stay afloat. 445 more words

This is what a fragment of a parent's loss feels like

I can never forget the look on their faces. Nor the feeling of the room even if they were entertaining the other guests in the house. 805 more words



Tokyo, 18 May 2018

Perhaps it was the ironic idea of being trapped 6000m above the ground with no way out and the real possibility of never actually making it back to earth that got me thinking about life. 527 more words


Reblog: How To Keep Writing When Times Are Tough

So. You may have noticed that the promised maps never showed up last week. I’m sorry. It’s been a bit harder to find my feet again than I thought it would. 260 more words

Writing Tips

#415 (necropoles)

the truths and lies

we write off our chests

untying the knots, heavy

breaths steadying once

we flood the necropoles

of our night terrors

with soft orange light… 27 more words