“Behind Enemy Lines”

doing the best i can with what i've been given i march boldly onward through the battlefield of a new day, looking left and right as i navigate the land mines and trip wires no doubt set up for me, a man on a mission in a hostile environment just filled to the brim with … Continue reading “Behind Enemy Lines”

“Keeping Sane”

as a little sun peeks out of an otherwise overcast sky, i sit in the calm of a Tuesday morning, fresh off a shower and drinking a cold drink and i prepare myself mentally for what this day will throw at me, whatever that may be, and i write in my little notebook as creativity … Continue reading “Keeping Sane”

“Get Well Soon”

birds chirp melodiously overhead, singsonging from treetop to treetop underneath the lackadaisical drifting of clouds in no hurry to get anywhere on this sun-drenched South Carolina spring afternoon, and i sit and receive it all as if a personal gift from the Creator to me


the man with the schizophrenic beard stares at me, unblinkingly, from the other side of the bathroom mirror, beleaguered and bewildered as we meet again in the awkwardness that has come to define my daily existence, and i can tell he is chock-full of questions i simply cannot answer