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Anti Requiem

Speaking in hushed tones,
About things no one cares about.
Platitudes and cliches:
“There, there, by and by”

Covering up the ugliness,
With half truths and exaggeration. 87 more words


Over Our Dead Bodies

Since I am a big fan of “Six Feet Under,” I grabbed this book up when I saw it at Half Price books. I’ve watched that show at least 3x all the way through and each time I watch it a different character stands out to me. 61 more words

Book Review

True Strength: My Journey from Hercules to Mere Mortal--and How Nearly Dying Saved My Life

On television, Kevin Sorbo portrayed an invincible demigod; in his real life, a sudden health crisis left him partially blind and incapacitated at just thirty-eight years old. 63 more words


A Car on Westminster Bridge

New weapons deal the deadly blow

To innocent passers by

Without just cause, except to say

Some don’t need a reason why


Then front line police, duty bound… 18 more words


Fear of Dying...

During my latest travels up and down the mountains, I’ve been listening to ‘Dying’ by Cory Taylor. It’s shortlisted for this year’s Stella Prize and as I’ll shortly be joining a book club where we’re reading the books, I thought I would get a head start. 132 more words



what would you do

if you could pursue

absolutely anything

you set your mind to?

stay awake

for this world can make

you quite tired and filled with dread… 9 more words

Bad Things Don't Always Happen in Threes

Job 1:6 – One day the angels came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan also came with them.

You’ve heard the phrase.

“Bad things come in threes.” 1,125 more words