Littermature Creative Writing– And The Illusion of Free Will.
What is this sorcery here?
What can we ponder in ourselves in attribution to our life’s unfolding?
Is there no sense of control? Are we simply written, and re-written in the grand scheme of it? Continue reading “Fortunes of Fate & Fated Fortunes”
I sit here staring through the middle of the night. That and not much more,
The rain trickles, and pours… then trickles… then pours.
As it struggles to find an enduring rhythm, the subtle but unmistakable flashes of lightning that dance in the accompaniment of thunder.
What feelings wash into my being? Continue reading “What Thunder And Lightning Feel Like.”
Well, I happened to stumble onto this ‘Transient’ challenge laid out by Andrea Badgley.
Immediately, I began to form visuals and associate images of the past– a past that is now very late.
Perhaps a pirates’ past, sailing the open seas in search of new opportunities to plunder.
Perhaps a life spent upon the helm— does the helmsman steer the ship, or does the ship steer the helmsman? Continue reading “Transient Memories That Don’t Belong To Me.”
Littermature Original Poetry-
*On captivating opportunities, and broken dreams. In the smell of fire.*
What happens in the flame that rubs your senses WILD?
Infesting your cells through every orifice,
The flame grabs you and keeps you. Continue reading “The Smell Of Fire, A Burning Poem.”
“I don’t WANT to huff and puff, But, I NEED to huff and puff!”
We are hilarious, because we love to live in delusion.
Listen, I am all for positive thinking— but not at the expense of ignoring negative thought and emotion.
We hear it often:
“Build on yourself”
“Build on your optimism”
“Build on your greetings and smiles”
“Build on your openness”
YOU ARE WHAT YOU THINK! Continue reading “Huffing and Puffing Towards a Solution-The Power Of Negative Thinking”
“Bring me back to my youth”– you hope.
In youth, you grow in your belief.
And as you are, you are raised to chase the twinkle in your eyes.
To surpass all boundaries, as you are encouraged to do the impossible.
You are spoon-fed and grown –grown out of your initial wants. Continue reading “Of Broken Mirrors, Of Broken Dreams: The Unfolding Reflection. A Creative Piece On The Illusion of Aging, Passion, and Time.”
Don’t Just Work Hard, Work Smart Too!
And while you’re doing that, Test nature, Test the faith, Test yourself! –– THAT’S LIVING!
There is Work, and then there is WORK
Someone looking at someone from the outside in can be so quick to place judgment. It is socially common everywhere — at least here in the western world– where we are instantly defined by what we do for a living. And usually, this is implied through what we do for work. Continue reading “The Creative Exploit As A Lazy Alternative: Instigating The Fight Between Normality And Irregularity”
Do you know what drives me mad?
It’s how so many people— myself included — can be so aware of the way things are, but when it boils down to it, we blanket sweep these issues under the rug– falling into the same bullshit repeatedly.
These issues can really be anything.
Let’s take a look at small talk. Continue reading “The Bullshit-itty of Small Talk in the Grand Scheme of Things When Saying Less Better”