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Past Eight

Whistles silent, brews stress pinched to the nape. TV flickers black and white but can’t turn it off. Frozen mittens dry from the blessed heat, brings sweat with no one to blame. Mumbles first, like there’s someone to fight back. Then, the knee goes, not worry, just wonder. Past eight… …old lady’s not home.

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Forgotten Notes

Let me sing to you, my daughter, so I may make the strings of your heart, play music that’s in between.

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Journal Entry # 122 – Plant Those Trees

Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.  – Martin Luther King, Jr.

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The Red Road

I walked a path less travelled, on a road covered in red. Evergreens bowed before me, to welcome back an old soul. Draped, lonely…in silence. A still that became my only friend. There, my worries were sheltered, protected by a forgotten trail. That journey became ritual, to protect me from blended reality. I ran as […]

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That Song

I remember that song. Every note just for me. Sweet melody, aimed straight toward my heart. Our souls in tandem with the music. I’d bathe in the cast of your light. You with that grin. I’m there sometimes, when I go back, for a listen…just for me.

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Journal Entry # 121 – Be Yourself

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Journal Entry # 120 – Where’s The Colour?

Depression is being colourblind and constantly being told how colourful the world is. – Atticus

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Journal Entry # 119 – If I Think It, It Will Come!

You fail only if you stop writing. – Ray Bradbury

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Ashback Friday # 7 – It Came From Outerspace

Ah, to be young again. I was in a googling wormhole a few nights ago and came across the movie poster you see above. As soon as this image popped up in my web search, I instantly smiled in recollection. I was a young boy, thirteen I think, some community group was putting off a […]

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Journal Entry # 118 – Laughter is Medicine

A day without laughter is a day wasted. – Charlie Chaplin

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