We Pay For This…

October 10, 2010 // 1 Comment

We punish ourselves in many ways. It may start with simple vices and progress to the realm of debauchery. As a child, I remember my first vice was foregoing sleep for the [...]

I once was a writer.

October 10, 2010 // 4 Comments

 It was back in the early 80’s when I first sat in front of a blue plastic Brother beginners typewriter. This machine was manual, plastic and could only type in capital [...]

Sound Of Madness

August 12, 2010 // 1 Comment

I created the Sound of Madness. Wrote the book on pain. Somehow I’m still here, To explain, Shinedown…Sound of Madness Oh, I do love the sound of the musical poet. I [...]

What is it about?

August 12, 2010 // 0 Comments

As I go back and read the things I have written, I realize that from the outsider’s perspective that it seems like I could be a little jaded or hurt. This is not the [...]

Falls Apart

August 12, 2010 // 2 Comments

And the hell of it is what we are We finish and wish we could start again Our skin tears away As our memories fade with age And we don’t even know ’til it’s [...]

Will you read to me?

August 12, 2010 // 1 Comment

Like most nights, I was sitting in the bedroom, listening to the sounds of the family coming in the open door. My laptop rested on my legs as I was stretched out, the words [...]

Peaceful Easy Feeling…

August 12, 2010 // 0 Comments

The worst is over now And we can breathe again I wanna hold you high, you steal my pain away There’s so much left to learn And no one left to fight I wanna hold you [...]

Words on a Screen…

August 12, 2010 // 0 Comments

An online friend of mine was messaging me this morning. I started to type a reply to one of the messages and this is what came about. Before I hit the send, I read through it [...]

Where is my muse?

August 12, 2010 // 1 Comment

Where is the muse? The deity that inspires us to create and guides us to take up our art has not made a visit to me in what seems like and eternity. Her presence has not been [...]

Fresh Eyes…

August 12, 2010 // 3 Comments

  “What are you doing, daddy?” comes the small voice belonging to my youngest that recently climbed up beside me in the bed. “I am reading news articles, [...]

Are you real?

August 12, 2010 // 0 Comments

But my dreams They aren’t as empty As my conscience seems to be The Who…Behind Blue Eyes It is becoming late in the night. I have found that it is easier to look [...]

Have Some Sympathy

August 12, 2010 // 0 Comments

Please allow me to introduce myself I’m a man of wealth and taste I’ve been around for long, long years Stole many man’s soul and faith Rolling [...]

Just Another Day

August 12, 2010 // 1 Comment

July 10, 2007 For those of you who have children you might understand. For those that don’t yet or don’t plan to have any this will probably not make sense. Each [...]

The First Steps…

August 12, 2010 // 0 Comments

Well, I have been looking for something to talk about today. Just a moment in time to dumb some random thoughts. I first scan the internet for interesting tidbits of [...]