grow or unplug

(1) If you want to accomplish something of significance, you have to put in the blood, sweat, and tears to do it.  It is that simple.  But as Morpheus says in The Matrix, ‘there is a difference between knowing the path and walking the path’. (2) At present I work to maintain the conditions, possessions, and position I have now.  …

high heels

I have a burning question I need to know the answer to… At work today, I watched a woman struggle to walk across the company courtyard.  She was wearing high heels.  It snowed last night and the ground was wet, and there was  patches of ice here and there.  Now this woman may have just been a block head for …

love’s rebuttal

By Arthur Schopenhauer Love interrupts at every hour the most serious occupations, and sometimes perplexes for a while even the greatest minds.  It does not hesitate to interfere with the negotiations of statesmen and the investigations of the learned.  It knows how to slip its love-notes and ringlets even into ministerial portfolios and philosophical manuscripts.  It sometimes demands the sacrifice …

love is dead

So love is dead.  I overheard a 16 year old girl talking with her friends and she said: “I’ve seen to many people get their hearts broken thinking they were with the one.  I am beginning to believe there isn’t such a thing.  I don’t want to get involved.”

what happened to the birds?

Some times I stress myself out for no good reason at all.  I forget the prophetic words of wisdom of Mr Marley: Dont worry about a thing, cause every little thing gonna be all right. Singin: dont worry about a thing, cause every little thing gonna be all right! Rise up this mornin, Smiled with the risin sun, Three little …

it’s the question that’s keeping me up all night

This story has fallen into my hands courteous of Paulo Coelho from his blog.  I know he won’t mind me posting it here because he ends all his blog posts with: Welcome to Share with Friends – Free Texts for a Free Internet And he is, in fact, giving a speech today at the Frankfurt Book Fair on the very …

i turn the page

depressed, the headlines have me sinking in despair, is there no way out, i am stressed i turn the page wall street took another blow the dow hit a five year low icelandic boss, shakes his head says coolly, sorry for the billion dollar loss i turn the page i’m confused by the news of banks that refuse to give …

the early years

born Beth Israel Hospital, play time, almost lose my eye, eat sand, father away on a ship, man shot in front of me bleeding stripped to his underwear, orgies, broken plates, dead bird caused by my hand, big park, Pablo, monkey man,  lemon cream cookie thief, books = friends, army men, gigi, dog down incinerator, fight = survival, grandmother dies …

lost craving

I lost the craving for my dad’s favor I can stop misbehaving I know he’s not my savior

drop out and snuggle

good faith is hidden in the fear of a country girl in short black dress and sultry eyes she sips cherry coke and smiles people fear me she says but I am just living life the way I think I should live drop out and snuggle with me and we can be human building blocks and lie on the rocks …

vicious circle

eat to live —> live to work —> work to eat repeat…

i want

I want God I want poetry I want real danger I want freedom I want goodness I want sin I want love I want hate I want passion I want tears I want joy I want pain. In short, I want it all or nothing at all.