Category Archives: Philosophical

No More Drama

Every time I hear Mary J. Blige sing “No More Drama,” I cry. Broken heart again. Another lesson learned. Better know your friends, or else you will get burned. Gotta count on me, cause I can guarantee that I’ll be … Continue reading

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Brief Candle

Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow, creeps in this petty pace from day to day; to the last syllable of recorded time; and all our yesterdays have lighted fools the way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle! Life’s but a … Continue reading

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Re-dreaming my Dream (plus a new poem)

My son tells me that Darren, Mr. Cool Cat, as I think of him, is moving to New York. I’m excited and happy for him. I felt a little jealous. Just a teeny bit. Just for a teeny moment. For … Continue reading

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What Do You Think?

I just finished reading The Fifth Agreement. I read The Four Agreements last December. (It was recommended.) I don’t know, I guess these books are all right. I buy some of what Ruiz says, but not everything. Generally, the whole … Continue reading

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What It’s Like – a Poem

I’m a fatalist. I believe everything is as it is meant to be. That doesn’t mean I don’t make choices, of course I do. I live, so, inevitably, I must make decisions: do or don’t; this or that; here or … Continue reading

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The Mayans Speak of a New Dawn, Not Doom

Everyone has been talking about a Mayan doom prophecy. Everyone except the Mayans. I’ve heard Mayans speak about a new beginning. It’s a New Dawn, man, not the end of the world. It has to do with a special alignment … Continue reading

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Imagination and Fiction in Love

Love isn’t easy to define. Sometimes it seems to contradict itself. Love is joy. Love is sorrow. Love is tender and sweet. Love is vicious and bitter. Love is an attraction that creates a distraction. Love is trust. Love is … Continue reading

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