Somewhere in the Middle

how much of meis made of machine?unfeelingstill feelingsomethingwhile time runs awaysomewhere in the middlepart of meblursI stayhanging in therestill wonderingwhat it is that’s missingsoon as I wake upI decide to shut down the dayi wish I could choosethe fragments so scatteredto let go or losecause it’s hardto play life by life’s own rulesand impossible to…

A fairytale ending

When will you catch up? I gave up on you, and it felt so good to be free again Don’t believe I didn’t feel your pain your pure longing your desperation I captured it all kept it inside of me like a live photograph I understood every human bone inside that kept your black cold…

The Podcast You Didn’t Know Existed

Basically, I’m putting myself out there and mixing my worlds. Ladies and gentlemen, I have been podcasting. I have a podcast. Would you listen and if you dare- share your thoughts? Just click: HereForAReason

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…

The Long Facebook Fart

Six years ago, I titled this post Why I Went Back to Myspace and Began Tweeting, saved it as a draft, and forgot about it.  Well, guess what, I’m back to somewhat wrap up this piece and let it be great. Facebook is a place i rarely go.  Why?  Because I don’t want to scroll…

You followed 79sparrows.

THANK YOU. Just now, sitting in a candlelit sunroom, I received a New Follower notification (you know who you are, Emily), and it reminded me I’m a big fat liar.  A week or so has passed since my last post, which proclaimed my return to writing.   But, I also carry the trump card(eh. Not…

Six Easy Ways of Decency

Host social gatherings that leave the guests walking out happier than when they arrived.  Doing this will keep your social skills sharp, because believe me, we all need them. Use anger to your advantage. Anger is your call to action. Don’t react; think about strategy and respond in a smart way. Practice active listening.  This…

Missed Connection, UnClassified

Craigslist. Do I need say more? Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard of Craigslist, the Internet God of the classifieds section from hell, on steroids. According to Wikepedia, as of August 9, 2012, over 700 “cities” in 70 countries have Craigslist sites. I’ve never been a fan.  Craigslist is the kind…