Hypocritical Me

Hypocritical Me, Hypocritical You. Hypocritical them over there… and definitely that one right there. Who is not hypocritical at least once a day in some fashion. I am amused each time someone calls me this. Hypocritical? Yes, of course. I am human. Who is not? Beep, beep made in China robot. Me spam you. Beep,…

Would I shoot the sun?

Would I shoot the sun if I knew it would doom the world? Could such a drastic decision be made by this hand? I close my eyes and raise the hand that holds death. My grip is sure as I caress the trigger with my need for action. The speeding bullet from the chamber is…

A Morning Cup of What?

What am I drinking this morning? A morning cup of what? It is not whisky to slay the dreams or coffee to wake the churning mind. It is not a Bloody Mary to heal an evening of carousing, though carousing was surely done. It could be a cup of orange juice to greet the morning…

One Eye Closed

He walks around with one eye closed. He shuts out half the light of the world, and in turn embraces half the darkness. A balance is found and within that peace he is allowed to live his life. His open eye sees the smiles and welcoming gestures from those around him. The closed eye witnesses…

The Daily Opinion – What Would You Do?

If you had a growing audience at what point would you censor yourself and start watching what you say and post? Be honest. If you had 15,000 readers? 50,000 readers? 500,000? Any number is a possibility and these days there are real dangers to having a free tongue or writing finger. What would you do?…