This canvas was not meant to be pierced.
Different is good
Today’s prompt looks like a choice of two options. We were simply given “above/below” and told to write a stream … More
I can take criticism as well as the next guy.
The end was not what I had expected.
If you Capitalize Random Words, they hold more God Power. Little known fact. You’re welcome.
White. European. Straight. Cisgendered. Wealthy. Males. For them – the sky’s the limit.
I MUST BE DOING THIS WRONG.
I still didn’t read those pages of tiny font explaining my terms of acceptance…
please, please, please – don’t try to put me in a box.
Feelings are foreign to me; at least feelings over which I don’t have some sort of control.
I am currently calling us “Awake Ben” and “Sleeping Ben”, which (because I’m so clever, you know) works on a number of levels, both literally and figuratively.
So, it’s another day where my poetry fails to flow, but instead of retreating to the handy haiku, I’ve decided … More
Working through mental illness is not about being clever. ~ In fact, it’s the opposite of clever. Sometimes you have to stop thinking in order to ever think clearly again.
It didn’t start there, and it would not end there, but I now recognize the events of that day as my life’s epicenter.
How long can that caterpillar stay in chrysalis before it dies and can never emerge?
I need you to see some flesh on the jagged bones of the life themes I’ve expressed in my poetry.
Notice any gaps there?
December 26, 2018. Yesterday could have been a very different Christmas. 21 days ago, I tried to take my own … More