He passes through your life a shade. A shadow confined to the very edges of darkness and light, he shimmers as he barely exists. Names are given, a personality is painted, and a half image of a man is left. It dissolves like a distant memory as reaching bonds are snapped by the force of departure. Neither cry nor sigh is given in respect. Just a lonely memory that walks alone. Above the moon guides the steps of the lost souls below. They find comfort in the darkness away from the light. A sleeping sin that hums like a forgotten tune. I hear the words still…

There is no passion like forgotten passion. No love like lost love. We journey on towards the light, forever bound by the night. And with the coming day we cry in dismay as we slowly vanish before the warmth. Never to truly know the sun, but forever given a small glance. Just a look at what we will never have.

-Opinionated Man

10 Reasons People Hate You

1. You always have a relationship problem. You know who doesn’t have relationship issues? Monks and nuns, their arguments are generally one sided.

2. You one up everyone. No one likes a one upper they are possibly the most annoying creatures on this planet. I especially hate the guy that can’t just say “yep, you are right.” Instead they say “I agree but” or “I agree and.” No BUTS and ANDS asshole! Just agree!

3. You are always showing off something new every day. Life is unfair and I get that. Some people have nicer things and I get that. No one wants to be around someone that is constantly buying new stuff and bragging about it ok? Especially if that “special” individual doesn’t even have a fucking job!!!

4. You think a large vocabulary makes you smart. So you did some studying and you learned a bunch of odd words no one uses. Congrats to you. If I have to physically look up multiple words on my iPhone while we are talking I’ll normally just walk away and find a five year old to talk to. They are generally far more interesting people anyway.

5. You survived something and you think that entitles you to daily praise. We all have struggles. Sure some go through far more than others, but it becomes highly annoying when you use your past tribulations as not only a crunch, but also as your business card. Don’t do that.

6. You have a new “movement” each week. People that find some cause to parade each time something big hits the media are annoying as hell. It is even more amusing when you ask them a year later “so how is saving those seals going?” “Well… I save sharks now.” “Don’t sharks eat seals…”

7. You claim to be a professional photographer because you have a nice camera. I bought a nice hockey stick once and claimed to be a professional hockey player. That lasted one period.

8. You are super hot and claim you can’t find a date. Either some guy or girl did a real number on your self esteem or you are one picky ass person.

9. You are a clown. I just really hate clowns and felt a need to add it.

10. You mow your yard at 7 am on a Saturday! Seriously who does that? That shit is so annoying! And you woke up my kids which means I now have to get up. Thanks a lot asshole.


The Daily Opinion – Reblogging

Do you consider being reblogged without being asked first rude? Would you consider a reblog from me as crossing the line? Do you think it is fair for me to reblog new WordPressers and possibly overwhelm them with comments and likes that they are not used to? Would you care if I reblogged your post?

I am starting to feel like a “Freshly Pressed” committee and I honestly want to hear some opinions. Thanks!


Reverse racism isn’t a thing, y’all

Opinionated Man:

Apparently white people can’t experience racism… ever. Anyone have an opinion on that? -OM
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Originally posted on Julia Nicole Craven:

I find it highly comical when white people believe they can experience racism. Whenever I bring up the ills that affect people of color — and indite white folks as the perpetrators — some white soul comes out of the woodwork proclaiming that his or her race can also fall victim to racism.IMG_2057

It never fails.

I find this to be frustrating and annoying more than anything else. Black people, as well as people of color in general, have already had to create our own spaces where we can discuss OUR lives, OUR culture and share OUR sentiments about OUR oppressors – now that’s in jeopardy.

It appears as though white people want everything. They want the beauty standards, the economic resources, the sociopolitical power and, now, the other side of oppression.

Can we, non-white people, have anything? We can’t have our fashion statements. We can’t have the benefit of…

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One-Liner Wednesday – Swingin’

Opinionated Man:

I am odd apparently because I found that one liner hilarious! Check it out people and take part if you have the time! -OM
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Originally posted on lindaghill:

On the subject of “Things People with Hearing Children Don’t Have to Think About”:

Never talk to a Deaf child when he’s going really high on a swing – he just might answer you… in Sign Language.


Anyone who would like to try it out, feel free to use the “One-Liner Wednesday” title in your post, and if you do, you can ping back here to help your blog get more exposure. As with Stream of Consciousness Saturday, if you see a ping back from someone else in my comment section, click and have a read. It’s bound to be short and sweet.

The rules that I’ve made for myself (but don’t always follow) for “One-Liner Wednesday” are as follows:

1. Make it one sentence.

2. Make it either funny or inspirational.

Have fun!

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