The Debt

It’s all safe. Everything around me is safe. I survey the room in which I stand and am slightly encouraged by what I see. From the thick metal doors to the hard ceramic tile floor to the bulletproof windows that divide the lobby from behind the counter. Everything looks solid, fortified. I look beyond the…

5 Unique Sports from Around the World

1. Shin-Kicking: A sport played in England in which you stuff your pants with straw and continuously kick your opponent in the shins until you can bring him or her to their knees. The combatants must keep a constant hold of each other and may only use kicks. 2. Eukonkanto: Otherwise known as “wife carrying”…

Ungrateful

Spoiled goods, poisonous tweets, every kid on the goddamn street Jaded hearts, at least you’re free, don’t know what it’s like not to eat Tarnished flowers, had a place to grow, while angels never had a home Ignorant sheep, never see never know, because they were never shown Sweetest sights, will never see the light…

ISU Rough Notes

Some of my thoughts on my ISU books Fight Club and Rant by Chuck Palahniuk in relation to Jungian psychology. Feel free to let me know what you think about the direction I’m headed.   Key terms: Shadow- What lies underneath the persona (visceral, natural, true self, true desires) Persona- Who we project to the…

The Grid

In a world run from the top, They’re spending hours, Trying to take all that we’ve got Our ideas the price to pay, Every hour every day, They’re gonna steal our love again So unplug yourself and learn to live, We’ve spent far too long, Plugged into this grid They tell us when to speak, Cause we’re…

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Why it Sucks

Description of Condition a congenital syndrome caused by excessive consumption of alcohol by the mother during pregnancy, characterized by retardation of mental development and of physical growth, particularly of the skull and face of the infant. FAS occurs when alcohol is transported to the fetus via the mother’s placenta. The alcohol in the baby’s bloodstream…

Remember Me as a Time of Day

Remember me as a time of day, When I fail to meet you at sunrise When we go our own ways, Like scattered thoughts and lazy eyes A time of day is a feeling, A time of day has ups and downs Like posters on your ceiling, And leaves strewn on the ground See it…