Swinging Stars

“I like the stars. It is the illusion of permanence, I think. They’re always flaring up and caving in and going out. But from here, I can pretend – I can pretend things last. I can pretend that lives last longer than moments. Gods come, and gods go. Mortals flicker and flash and fade. Worlds don’t last, and stars and galaxies are transient, fleeting things that twinkle like fireflies and vanish into cold and dust. But I can pretend…”

Poetry Series: Love & Loss

With Christmas less than a week away, and the year coming to a close, I am reflecting on everything that these past months held for me. Heartache, triumph, growth, and so many other corny, but absolutely true things. I plan on spending the time I have off (from work and classes) reading and writing. For […]