Literary Zen IX

I would sooner a writer were vulgar than mincing; for life is vulgar, and it is life he seeks. ~ W. Somerset Maugham   #ofthejournals  



So, I was thinking (yes, I understand the risks)... But, I was thinking, just imagine if each of the 25,109 and growing followers of this humble site were to donate just $1.00 to help me fund my film LEAVE... Just imagine how much that would be! Keep in mind that I am a product of … Continue reading BELIEVE IN LEAVE

I Am Resolved

I am not one who dwells on the past, or, at least I try not to; for, unless one is fondly recalling, perhaps in a prayerful moment of divine gratitude, all the wonders and blessings the Begetter On High has begotten one, it is mostly a futile and potentially harmful self-flagellating exercise of ego worship … Continue reading I Am Resolved

Rainy Day Recess

Factoring formulas And conjugating fables, Taking tests On Periodic Tables, Sure is tough And it ain't always fun, But it ain't so bad As long as there's sun. Cuz as long as there is sun At least we're sure We can go outside And let the sunshine cure Our mathematics blues And our scientific stress... … Continue reading Rainy Day Recess

Another rainy day

Another rainy day Yet as Beautiful As it is In all its Low Pressure Depression --- A Cause to Rejoice And to Celebrate Life And all its many Sudden Surprising Vagaries --- All I can do is Sit here and Think Thinking 7,000,000,000 of You Are out there Some in the Rain Some not But … Continue reading Another rainy day

You know, sometimes it’s okay to meet your hero…

      Most of what little refinement I have can be attributed to my lovely and loving wife. I would say all of it could be attributed to her, but I do have a pretty good three-object juggling technique that I've worked hard on over the years to perfect. Metaphorically speaking, the wife can … Continue reading You know, sometimes it’s okay to meet your hero…

My Friend, My Advisor

You're always giving me advice, You must think that I'm really dumb. Cuz you advise me on just about everything, From books to bubble gum. You know, I'm really not so clueless. My head is not filled with just air. Please stop telling me how to dress, And how I should wear my hair. To … Continue reading My Friend, My Advisor

Listen To The Colors

Listen to the colors For they have so much to say. You'll be surprised at what you hear If you don't let your fears get in the way. Listening to the colors Takes more than just your ears. You must listen with all your senses, For colors are hard to hear. Listen closely to all … Continue reading Listen To The Colors