Haiku: Early Morning Light

darkened   ellipses released my shuttered eyes crack  early morning light Haiku (俳句) is a type of short form poetry originally from Japan. Traditional Japanese haiku consist of three phrases that contain a kireji, or "cutting word", 17 sound syllables, in a 5, 7, 5 pattern, and a kigo, or seasonal reference. Weekly Theme: Japanese … Continue reading Haiku: Early Morning Light

The Brittle Prophet

I joined a gymPaid for the yearBought myself a weight setAnd all the necessary gear I took up acting lessonsLearned to access my emotionsJoined an improv groupStarted going through the motions I got into parkourWent skydivingTried more adventure sportsAnd even did some Nascar driving Broke up with my girlfriendThen divorced my wifeQuit my dream jobAnd … Continue reading The Brittle Prophet