Surface Thoughts

I watch my cat watch the tv, every time a dog comes on the screen, his pupils get big, I wonder what goes through his mind, what must he be thinking, is the time he fell out the window from the second floor playing in his head, what is a cat’s memory, does he rememberContinue reading “Surface Thoughts”

Talking in Circles

I don’t know why we continually repeat ourselves as if the people we’re talking to haven’t already heard a thousand times before. We’re a broken record on repeat trying to convince ourselves what we’re saying must be true because we’re saying them the exact same way, refusing to put the words in any other order.Continue reading “Talking in Circles”

When Lies Become Truth, Keep Calling out the Lie

When they don’t like something they kick you out and throw away the key. When they don’t like you they call you a bad person because of your qualities. When things bad things happen supporters will rally around you. When freedom of speech is tested the people will fight back by calling out the wrongs.Continue reading “When Lies Become Truth, Keep Calling out the Lie”

Crisp in the Air

It’s been fall for two days and I can already feel the crisp in the air. It makes the hair on my arms stand up. I breathe in deep breaths to take as much as this magic in as I can. This is my favorite time of year because it’s gone in a blink ofContinue reading “Crisp in the Air”

Autumn Leaves in Later Summer

Walking through the woods, I admire the changing leaves on the aspen trees. It looks like fall but feels like summer. I take off my sweater and look at the view that’s similar to the moon. Wide open space with very little human life equates to the feeling of being on another planet. The leavesContinue reading “Autumn Leaves in Later Summer”

945 Miles

Nebraska feels longer than Iowa and Iowa felt like forever while I was fast asleep. I watch the miles drop as I fly by green signs on the highway traveling west. Listening to a podcast, my father sleeping in the passenger seat, I wonder how long it will take until I see something new. GreenContinue reading “945 Miles”

Motion Sickness on a Flight

Thousands of feet up in the air, I’m trapped in this metal tube. I feel dizzy and I’m not spinning. Overheated from the lack of air circulation. Head throbbing that will eventually turn into a migraine after I land. I close my eyes and the spinning becomes faster. Minutes move along like hours. I can’tContinue reading “Motion Sickness on a Flight”

Before You Fly

The scariest thing about taking a risk is jumping off the cliff. You’re not sure if you will know how to fly as you say goodbye. The view is beautiful but also leaves you in a state of shock. It’s only when you jump, will you know you will fly farther than you’ll fall.  Continue reading “Before You Fly”

Summer Wind

Summer wind is unique. Its warm feeling can either comfort us or make us want to scream. It’s different in every place and depending on how you feel about this season, the wind will either make or break you. I tend to be indifferent towards the summer wind. Some days, it reminds me of myContinue reading “Summer Wind”

Toothache

Lower left side of my mouth, right if I’m staring into a mirror.   It’s all in my head, it only aches when I’m out of ideas.   When I’m writing, reading, watching tv, or eating, there’s no pain.   None. As if I’m in a bad dream.   But I’m awake because I canContinue reading “Toothache”