The hardest thing to do, is break your own heart

I cried on the way home from work today.  It may be that the weather was perfect, my sinuses were killing me, and I hated being there.  I’m not sure I wanted to go home.  I didn’t know where I wanted to go.  I just feel lonely everywhere.  There’s no connection to anything.  There’s no… Continue reading The hardest thing to do, is break your own heart

Slaying Dragons and Saving the Princesses

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

The Story of the Rose

In my room at home, there’s a brass rose.  Gently colored red petals and green leaves, it has no thorns.  Perfumed it will smell forever and never wilt.  It is timeless and unchanging.  I got it in high school, my freshman or sophomore year in the fall.  I meant to give it to someone, someone… Continue reading The Story of the Rose

The Love of My Life (Is a Shady Lady)

That’s how one of favorite songs begins.  It’s the truth of the love of my life.  I’m not really sure she was ever real.  I met her through a chat room.  I talked with someone, and they “introduced us”.  The problem was, I was living in the southern US, and she was a Canadian.  The… Continue reading The Love of My Life (Is a Shady Lady)