One more shot

I live my life in shots. Dark shots of thought, clear shots of conscious, and rushed shots of regret. They stand in a line as far as the eyes can see. As far as my life has been. Do I regret the action of my inaction to stop or instead might I find comfort in…

Glass house

They will shatter your dream because they can. Because you play their game and they make the rules on how to make rules. You will pour your sweat and blood into your work. They do not care. You do not fit in with what they want, what they hope for, what they thought would happen.…

Inspire Me

Inspire me to inspire you and we can do great things. Inspire me to aspire to be you and we can do even greater things. -Opinionated Man

Left hand

You are my hand of freedom and I cherish the moments I hide behind borrowed innocence. So foreign to moments of action that you do not hold back in inaction when it is your time to shine. We love the cool caress of newly quenched steel, as it is pulled from the fire of desire…

Burning Rain

Burning rain floats, it does not fall. Gently gliding, it brings no pain at all. Chasing dreams with a net. We slip, we fall, “Get up you shit.” Driving ourselves because no one else will. Walking like zombies, is this world real? And yet we know that it is each day. As the burning rain…

Peeling Daisies

Peeling daisies, I have peeled them all. From the small to the tall. Until I happened upon a rose. Able to stand toe to toe. Finally an equal I had truly found. For were there not two crowns? Why do all the work yourself? If you can have someone else to tell. J.C.C.

Amber Glow

I see the shards of light sparkle off the waves within my glass. I slosh the liquid truth around seeking answers, seeking why. The “why” becomes the bane of my peace. I watch it melt like an ice cube, consumed by truth’s sweet desire. I do not just drink the amber glow. I consume it.…