I spent some time in Iraq. That year, there were only a few songs to define it. It was a pivot point in my life. Because I wasn’t listening to the radio much, the songs I took with me on an external hard drive were the main songs I had to deal with. One of… Continue reading Dani California.
If I never see the Sun again, I only need your smile. If the stars never come out at night, I only want the twinkle in your eyes. If spring never comes, to melt away the snow, I only need you near me, to always keep me warm. If I never hear again, I only… Continue reading If I never see the Sun again
Looking into passion’s eyes, I run my fingers along your thighs. With lustful air, I smell your hair. With desire’s sin, I taste your skin If you hate me, tell me lies. If you love me close your eyes, That I may kiss you, That with such passion forever, That I may love you.
Alone at midnight, like any other night, My beer and I we share my cheer. The beer I use to drown my tear. The tear I use to kill my fear. So I can ask to hold you near.
Nicole’s wisdom teeth were pulled in the middle of Joe’s freshman year. She was under orders to rest and heal. Her typically slender face with porcelain skin was as puffy as he’d ever seen it. Joe saw his opportunity to pierce the bubble between them. He brought her a smoothie to help cool the pain… Continue reading Three
We all had to study William Shakespeare in High School and Middle School. Othello, Hamlet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and of course, Romeo & Juliet. A lot of schools will go and try to reinforce these lessons with more interactive sessions, generally focused around the Renaissance period. As a result, for several years in a… Continue reading Slaying Dragons and Saving the Princesses
There’s a picture that has lived among the clutter on my desk for a while now. I was three. It was probably the first time I danced with a girl, and I wish I kept in touch with her. As you grow old, you realize what you didn’t realize when you were young. Not that… Continue reading First Dance