Monthly Archives: August 2013

An Hour-Long Prayer

After days of feeling worthless, useless, weary and broken – after feeling insignificant amidst the size of even just the world, or the complexity of basic cells, even to my limited understanding of grand-scale events like the universe, and even … Continue reading

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A Touch

“A Touch” A gesture benign, soft, in intent Both abnormal and normal, a vicarious sense Malicious at times yet bittersweet An intro to strangers as we meet. A mutual trust, a gesture so human a heartfelt contact all about reason … Continue reading

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“The Conjuring” Review

“The Conjuring” Review: With the load of Rubbish that Hollywood has been releasing lately advertised as “Horror,” (“The Evil Dead,” “Piranha 3D,” “The Purge,” and re-boots of classics such as “Nightmare on Elm Street” and “Friday the 13th”) “The Conjuring” … Continue reading

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“Elysium” Review

“Elysium” Review: We are told, shown, and beaten over the head what Neil Blomkamp’s views on social policy, globalization, immigration, the 1%, and universal healthcare are but not once are we told why we should care about the protagonist. The … Continue reading

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Surface Scars

“Surface Scars” At work the most unlikely place Excuses for the scars and blood Would hardly seem so fit to make The tears, dam bursts begins the flood Emotions running higher still Trickles thicker than the mud “I cut it … Continue reading

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The Art of Death

The Art of Death Jason C. Derfuss     I The sirens wailed through the musty night air, frigid, desolate, and sharp like knives prickling at the skin. He could hear them growing closer as he walked, hands in his … Continue reading

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Anonymous

    Anonymous Jason C. Derfuss   I She lay on her bed looking at the popcorn ceiling. This seemed to be a nightly ritual for her; it was inspiration for her drawings. She saw a dog in the ceiling, … Continue reading

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Paintbrush

“Paintbrush” A child cries alone at night Wondering if he’ll ever find his way The teacher laughs and tells him son you have too many stupid things to say His classmates’ scorn surrounds him as he carves their smiling faces … Continue reading

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Don’t Stop Believing

Standing there, looking at you 10 hours of work; a lifetime preparing You once wore the colors of innocence, The first time this happened Now as a motif, the symbol you wear proud. This song begins; I realize I’m staring … Continue reading

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Christian Smut

“Christian Smut” Journal Entry # 1206 Topic: Today’s Events and My Thoughts About Said Events Why do I journal? Simply to ease my busy mind of another agonizing thought. Do I care who reads this? No. This is just alleviation … Continue reading

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