What is Art?

(baby don’t hurt me, don’t hurt me, no more) Sorry, couldn’t resist and yes I know art is not the actual lyric. The word used is love. For my thought today, there is actually a correlation between the two though. Earlier, I was watching a course on creating a basic app using Instagram APIs. IContinue reading “What is Art?”

FOMO

You’ve either had it, caused it, or spent too many waking hours trying to kid yourself into thinking it doesn’t exist for you. Thing is, upon what are we really placing the fear? So much of my life was spent in the pursuit of anything and everything possible to keep my mind distracted. As someoneContinue reading “FOMO”

nurture vs nature – 6/2003

Nurture has taught me I cannot desire men, whileNature has taught me to want them.Nurture sends me to hell for this sin, whileNature begs for me to go to him.Nurture wants me to believe, “It’s all in my head”, whileNature begs me to follow my heartNurture demands that I do it their way, whileNature imploresContinue reading “nurture vs nature – 6/2003”

metaphors – 11/2003

A couple well into their golden years, still holding hands as they walk,The flowers or the card you got, even though it’s no holiday.The parents who give their all, never wanting for themselvesThe nervous man, or woman, on bended knee, fumbling for the right words,The tears of a parent’s first hello,The tears of a lover’sContinue reading “metaphors – 11/2003”

Writing Prompts

First time trying out Writing Prompt app for a little coaxing of the grey matter to produce. Here goes… Speak of different persons, real or invented, as if they were different organs of the body. Dear Tucker Carlson and Lindsey Graham. You are the nipples, on any mammal. In particular, any mammal that happens toContinue reading “Writing Prompts”

I Meant to do That

I’ve been recovering the past severl days from surgery, feels good to be sitting here, thinking about these words and typing something on the screen. I’m sure one of the hardest things for any of us to do is commiting to something and maintaining that commitment until we transform it into a habit. Perhaps it’sContinue reading “I Meant to do That”

metamorphosis – 2003

So much weight bears down upon you,layer upon layer. You’ve done it to yourself, unable to resist the instinct to cut off the outside world. Necessary however to have done it this way, For without having faced yourself first, You could never have exposed your true form to the world. Emerging from your chrysallis,your faceContinue reading “metamorphosis – 2003”

measure of a man – 2003

I told you father, I came clean at last.Now I’m not a man in your eyes,Can’t be anymore.Man shall not lie with man, ad nauseam. I wish to know then, from youWhat is the measure of a man?Is it how much he can scathe the spirit of his son?If so, you’re a man like noContinue reading “measure of a man – 2003”

inside the lines – 2003

I can remember it from kindergarten….“Try and stay inside the lines, Michael” she would say“Keep it nice and neat; take it home to show your mother.”Now, some 20 odd years later, the color’s still inside those linesAnd I’ve finally come to realize…“I don’t want to color inside the lines anymore, Mrs. StoneThe conformity is killingContinue reading “inside the lines – 2003”