The Curious Adventures of Gordan's Thoughts

Advice to My Younger Self

Dear younger self, I am going to write this from the perspective of an older self that you have only recently come to understand. There was a time you thought you knew it all, m’dear, you thought you… Read More

The End Is Only The Beginning

You left in haste Without a trace Which probably explains why It’s taken a while To learn to love again To learn to be a friend To learn to value you To learn to embrace the new You… Read More

Don’t Look Away

(Creative writing: May 2009 – when it all began) Perhaps there was nothing wrong with her to begin with, and she was just as normal as everyone else. But maybe it was her honesty that landed her where… Read More

While I Was Away…

I spent some time in a metaphorical submarine as the unconscious unfurled while I sought answers in the depths of me. Thankfully, I did have wifi connection wherever I went, so upon emerging from the deep blue seas,… Read More

Arbitration

I was stuck in a room with the two of them, both of whom felt the other to be intolerable. I was summonsed to arbitrate the situation, a mediation of sorts. Why? Well…I was about to find out…. Read More

Magic

Through literature and writing, we understand our actions, our choices, and our decisions. Words without actions are…a form of art. While some actions may seem impossible, there’s always a thesaurus to shift a perspective. I’ve encountered fiction that… Read More

Parallels

Getting things done. Organizing, tidying, shuffling. Redecorating, rearranging, reallocating. Compartmentalizing. And when you’re done with all of it, you take a step back and look at the bigger picture. What do you see? MG

Couldn’t, Shouldn’t, Wouldn’t

Here’s to all who’ve ever said that I couldn’t, shouldn’t, and wouldn’t (and meant it). To those who said I couldn’t, I appreciate the projections of self-doubt you placed upon me. You’ve taught me what it looks like… Read More

Memory, or Dream?

To You: I never did get around to telling you why I was disappointed, did I? I suppose you never stuck around long enough to realize I actually am capable of emotions. At least, I seem to have… Read More

Space

You’re in pain. Not because I changed Not because I walked away but because you had to face the demons crawling out of your grave Incepting their way into your unrefined space of a place. ~M.G.~

Where Am I Now, They Ask

“Where are you?” they ask, then don’t stop to listen to the response. Well… I am capable of anger. Rage, too, mind you. It is not an anger that reacts to the ordinary, mundane trivialities of social construct,… Read More

The Women in My Life

(True story, biographical.) “How do you know you’re at peace?” I asked my mother once, in my teens. She told me “when your masculine and feminine stop fighting each other, when you stop fighting yourself, that’s when you’ll… Read More