Still Standing

Dear...friend, It has been a long time since I've written you a letter from the heart. Yes, it's not the first, and it may not be the last. But it is a letter nonetheless, one that should be read; if not by you, then by those who will meet you in the future. For the [...]

In Light of Linkin’…Park

They say that I don't belong Say that I should retreat That I'm marching to the rhythm Of a lonesome defeat But the sound of your voice Puts the pain in reverse No surrender, no illusions And for better or worse When they turn down the lights I hear my battle symphony All the world [...]

Submarines

Submarines. Float, sink, swim. Up, down Back, forth Dare I say, in and out. Over, under. Immerse, emerge. Plunge, halt. Release, holt. Forward, backwards. Round, straight. Bullet. Proof. Never missile proof. Resistance of the seas Push and pull Against the currents Along with the wave- -lengths Of fluidity As evidenced By the ever-flowing, Always-forward, Sometimes-evaporated [...]

It’s Good to Be Back

(Disclaimer: If this post causes emotional discomfort, please confront your demons by heeding wise advice.) I was spontaneous yesterday. Now, for those of you who know me -- it really does depend which era of me you know, now, doesn't it? Let's try this again. For those of you who have known me in the [...]

Fight

I don’t want someone to fight for me. I don’t want someone to fight against me. I want someone to fight with me. If that’s too much to ask, then I’ll fight alone regardless. I didn’t get this far to make it just here. I didn’t get this far by waiting around to prove my [...]