Said you missed the last train

God, it’s great to be back. My other “creative” outlets are just one night stands compared to writing and continuing 79sparrows. I have not been writing for myself or pleasure for years. I have, however, continued writing in plain language at my place of business. In my line of work, I need to be creative…

It’s been a while

You were majestic to watch, climbing out of the trenches. The battles you watched, the wars you attended. Your presence was better than modern medicine. They wait for your attendance. You wait in the bathroom, it’s not about an entrance. Rather, an escape from the confines of your own mind. Outside, the room is buzzing;…

The Sunday Night Shitshow

  I took this picture in San Diego  San Diego San Diego…. Life back home in DC is giving me the blues.  Tomorrow, start time is 8am so that means I have to wake up around 6. Wtf.  So the weekly Sunday Night Bluesapalooza is in rare form.  It’s like Counting Crowes hit the stage…

In the Corner of Your Room, Can you Hear Me?

Here’s 2 new graphic creations for you to enjoy. “She thought she was dead” is a line from a poem I wrote years ago.  I came across it the other day while cleaning out my jeep, if that tells you what kind of organized life I live.   Upon discovery, I fell in love with this line. …

On 79sparrows and Blogging

90,833 hits Note to self:  PUBLISH this tonight I hate blogging, but I love writing.  When I’m “blogging,” I feel a pressure to live up to what I ASSUME and IMAGINE is of the readers satisfaction and liking, and in turn that stresses me out.   (Fellow bloggers:  Does this ever happen to you?)  I decide not…

From a Reader

TO:  79sparrows@gmail.com Date:  09/24/10 Hey Sparrows, I used to read your Xanga page when you blogged over there back when it was cool.  My sister told me you blog here now,  and to be honest I didnt know if I would read it.  No offense but your stuff used to depress the hell out of…

Free Advice: Monkey on My Back

 “All I wanted was to control you, myself and everything else.”– Quote on addiction To: 79sparrows@gmail.com I’m 32/f , residing in Pekin, Illinois.  Wouldn’t mind hearing your take on this: I’ve felt like shit ever since I can remember.  Amongst depression/anxiety, I also have struggled with addiction.  The past month has been the worst.  I’m…