Quietly Wild

Behind me wreckage lies
Before me cinders fly

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The Scary Stuff

I pay lip service to taking care of myself, but I don’t really do it. I pretend that I’m taking enough breaks and giving myself time to relax, but I’m not really doing either. I compulsively take responsibility for too much because I believe no one else can. I believe I have to step up, because that’s what responsible people do. And that belief is slowly killing me.

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Children of Hate

Every moment of your life is a choice. You are only a step away from looking in my eyes, from learning that we share everything. Every important part of us is the same. You can understand me. I am not your enemy. You can let that lie go.

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It’s Safer To Be Nice

Desperately unhappy people do desperately unhappy things. Anything that helps move people out of that category and into the warm, safe, well-fed category is good for all of us.  In other words, the nicer we are to ourselves as a group, the less chance we have of one of us going rogue and shooting up the place.

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Dear Mr. Trump

The Presidency was never what you really wanted. You must know that by now. And you’ll never know what you really want until you sit somewhere quiet, somewhere safe, and listen.

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Calculated Risk

A deeply allegorical picture (and a little story) brought to you by Zen Greenway.

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