Month: October 2015

Real Life Inspiration: Ed Ricketts

I heard an anecdote recently in relation to John Steinbeck (Prayerhand-6god-emoji) guy pal (And total bad ass) Ed Ricketts (Add another prayerhand-6god-emoji). Ed Ricketts is a man whom I deeply admire. He was, like all the people I admire, a stark individual. “His mind had no horizons,” as Steinbeck wrote of him, or rather, as “Doc”, the…

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Watch Me

I do not know how I am going to die, but I know I will. If thirty years of edging towards the horizon of infinity has taught me anything, it’s that figuring out life takes time. Hell, some [people] never do. I think of those who are older and quip that they “still feel twenty…

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To Be Okay

This year I have become myself. Or, maybe, I have just crystallized into something whole, maybe I simply feel complete now that I know that this is as whole as I will ever be. alone. And in all my solitude, in all my hours burning candles, in all my facing of myself, I’ve finally become…

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Goodnight Moon

Each day, we have but one day. And reality is as real in the moment as it is false in others. Sometimes, we merely need different mirrors in order to see beyond ourselves. This weekend I saw beyond my own [mirrors], which gave me a glimpse into my future – the life I want. And…

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Her: This Poem is a Draft

I couldn’t be the me she wanted me to be I couldn’t see what she wanted me to see And let me make it clear, this poem is for Her to hear But it’s dedicated to The Her that’s here I’m writing this, Trying to heal the hurt that’s here The hidden pain The hidden…

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Journal: Life is Sweet

I’m writing tonight because it’s what I do. Also, I have a duty to myself, I have a duty to write – even when I am happy – in fact, I wouldn’t even mind making a habit of it. And frankly: I am happy. And sure, life goes on: that Thai place wasn’t that great tonight,…

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Meditations: Sessions Seven through Nine: The Subjective Nature of Experience, The Will, and Perception

I’ve recently done some inner exploration with the help of organic plant based entheogens (Contact your local South American Shaman for details), and the experience has been nothing short of life altering – literally changing my MBTI Type from ENFP to ENTJ. Basically, I got to experience reality without bias, without complexes, and without the filter of…

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