We are all surrounded by our loved ones; ones who are there for us in times of sorrow and happiness, but isn’t it funny how only one moment can reveal so much about them that they turn into complete strangers.
Bare yourself to the world and let them be offended if offense is what they choose.
You’ll never see a better sunset than when the world is on fire: ash particles suspended in the air capture light. If you look long enough, the sky and earth become one– and in their oneness, they both burn.
Between Life and Death
He emerged from the darkness and for a moment, he was nothing more than an empty, weightless being, but then he realized that he was floating above the middle of a busy intersection where a nasty car accident just happened.
I will never forget the condescending smirk on his soft, rosy lips or the way his sharp, taunting eyes bore into my soul as I scrambled to collect myself... and the scarlet pages of my journal strewn across the floor.
Break the Cycle
Every Christmas Eve since the recession, a poor soul or two sat between the railroad tracks by the Iron Bridge, waiting for the headlights to silence the noise. Maybe this year I could break the cycle.
Tyler is throwing up into the toilet with his red Converse shoes still on, Dad went to go scream into the garage, Mom’s sitting outside in the rain, and I’m just trying to get the dog to look at me.
To make the local haunted hayride as entertaining as it could be while similarly as terrifying, the on-site attractions manager decided to hire an unexperienced driver who was known to have epilepsy.
The camping trip was only supposed to last three days.
Well, today marks day 156, give or take.
What I Did Wrong
You only wish you had my problems--seven-figure tax liability, which servant stole my Rolex, flat tire on my Rolls--heed these warnings, friends, from a truly idiotic man whose life has been turned upside-down ever since I won that damned lottery.