Earth To Ash

Journal Entry # 205 – Cliff Notes

If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present. – Lao Tzu

Am I Write? # 10 – Free Your Lines, The Rest Will Follow

Writer’s block is like being bound by self-doubt and gagged with your own crumpled up bits of creativity. But, take my advice, you won’t free the whole story, if you don’t start loosening the first words. – Ash

Journal Entry # 204 – When You Want Something In Life, Earn It!

A fit body, a calm mind, a house full of love. These things cannot be bought – they must be earned. – Naval Ravikant

Journal Entry # 203 – Wave Of The Future

Something beautiful can happen to people when their world falls apart: humility, nobility and wisdom emerge just when our knees hit the floor. – Marianne Williamson

Walked To Death

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It was as midnight as midnight could be
that late, dogs cried at the moon
all the way down
as I followed you
straight to an early grave

not once knowing
ignorant, childish, wishing for my own home

we shared nothing
no words, not a glance, not even…presence
only fading footsteps in the rain
before you went to a place you felt you had to
regret I held in a subtle hello
maybe I would have turned it off
stood a final chance
and shooed the voice away from you
but
when lady death came teasing your ear?
there was no way I, me…
someone who would just threaten a made up mind
compete that night
with deathly songs of teenage tragedy

singing you toward an infinite dark
by the tune of your own broken heart

stealing any lust left for tomorrow
then

I watched
as you walked toward the Bluest Oyster
never to see you again



Journal Entry # 202 – Put A Walk On Your Daily Bouquet List

I will find my joy – not in a bed of hothouse roses, but in a wayward roadside flower. – Muriel Strode

Am I Write? # 9 – When I Write, I’m Alright

Writing is a form of therapy; sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write, compose or paint can manage to escape the madness, melancholia, the panic fear which is inherent in a human situation. – Graham Greene

Journal Entry # 201 – This Advice Should Tide You Over

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished. – Lao Tzu

Journal Entry # 200 – I’m Shore Of It!!

The greatest obstacle to living is expectancy, which hangs upon tomorrow and loses today… The whole future lies in uncertainty: live immediately. – Seneca

Journal Entry # 199 – Sun of a Beach, He’s Right!

There is a saying in Tibetan, “Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength”. No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that’s our real disaster. – Dalai Lama

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