beyond civility

You can’t trust people.  They will only let you down.  The things you say are taken out of context and used against you.  They will cut you deep with your own words and stand and watch you bleed.  I will keep my words shallow with no depth and no meaning beyond civility.  Was it malice …

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no heat

Jack Frost is biting hard today.  Our boiler is broke.  I have called eon 3 times.  The first call was 8pm last night.  Three times, three different call reps, each have started our conversation with, “My system is down at the moment.  Can I take your details and arrange to have the planning team call …

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$passion: cha ching

Does finding your life path mean you then need to put a price tag on it and sell it to other people? That seems to be the trend.  And then these same people get disillusioned when they find that nobody wants to buy their ˜passion.” People in the helping industry (coaching, therapy, alternative medicine, holistic …

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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 …

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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.

every morning

Every morning in suburbia I wake knowing I better get my ass in gear make some money or loose my house and starve to death.  Every morning in suburbia the advertising man wakes up knowing he better get his ass in gear and convince me to give him my money or loose his house and …

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sitting in my chair on a sunday morning contemplating the vagaries of life

One day you’re going to wake up and you’ll be dead.  All life is folly.  Your time here is transient.  From the moment you are conceived, the big countdown to the end starts ticking and you haven’t even tasted your first breath.  Life moves towards death.  It seems almost ludicrous to get attached to anything, …

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Mthrfckrs better realize, now is the time to self-actualize. – Saul Williams, American Poet Every now and then, I find myself slipping back into the abyss, that place where other people insist on defining me, telling me who I am and who I SHOULD be, according to the standards they mete. And then my old …

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airport blues

Flybe are consistent at one thing…being late.  This airline has a serious problem. I have been flying to and from Edinburgh for the past 6 weeks.  All 12 flights have been late.  And I’m not talking a 10 or 20 minutes.  They have been up to 3 hours late, like this morning!  I’m suppose to …

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