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How to Build a Wall

I want to sleep, but my dreams elude me. My mind drifts in the silence of the night. It floats alone, empty and devoid of any meaning, eyes ever drifting back to where we’ve been. My eyes see the past unfolding behind me, thousands of variables coalescing into a tragic, lonely, empty story, void of […]

Critical Reading and Thinking on the Internet

Recently I posted a rant in Facebook which dealt with people – specifically, someone who is “friends” of mine on Facebook – spreading misinformation and outright lies on their newsfeed. I declined to name and shame primarily because I believed at the time that it really wouldn’t get anywhere – it’s unlikely that I would […]

Quickening

Inspiration used to come so easily when my thoughts were half-formed. It was as if I had not yet learned how to think, and so the thoughts took on their shape naturally, evolving with each passing mood and crystallizing, sometimes at least, into something pleasant. But my thoughts have form now, and function and a […]

Please Explain

I think of myself as a rational man.  Throughout my daily life I try to follow reason wherever I can, fancy whenever it suits me, and imagination to spice things up.  People also tell me that I am fairly intelligent – certainly, I think I am smart, though I do not try to measure myself […]

Some Nights

Some nights I stay up cashing in my bad luck Some nights I call it a draw Some nights I wish that my lips could build a castle Some nights I wish they’d just fall off But I still wake up, I still see your ghost Oh Lord, I still don’t know what I stand […]