Switching Sites

I found another person using "The Audacity of Despair", with a ton of traffic. I have chosen to move my blog to runninghalfempty.wordpress.com. All new posts will be there. I will move the others eventually. THANKS!

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Beauty

Beauty is truly, what's between your two ears, It takes most forever, to see what is dear. The skinny, the fat, and all in between, Are precious vessels, to many unseen. I hate my own body, I feel like freak. Has society said, it's bad being unique? I look at my daughters, and worry that…

Homos

* Warning: This poem contains derogatory terms for homosexuals. I do not wish to offend anyone. I hope I convey some of the feelings a homosexual man feels, growing up and living in society today. I realize a heterosexual woman, might be the last person who should cover this topic, but we're all human, which…

Powerful, Painful Love

Come to me, oh beautiful one. You mean more than I can say. I will try over and over, but will never make headway. In my thoughts of you, expansive, bright, shocking and powerful. Often my feelings are overwhelming, they seem to me devourful. Love is a painful, amazing thing, that brings us to our…

On Teaching Children

There is a room inside my heart, in which my children play. I keep them safe inside my soul, and keep danger at bay. It's warm, it's fun, they're guarded there, away from all that's bad. I wish I could keep them right there, stop them from being sad. Life it real, and life can…