When in Rome

Most days in here, I feel absolutely alone. Even though there is no way for e to truly escape the company of others, I still feel isolated. It’s the loneliness one feels when they are not being true to themselves. I still go through the motions in order to appease the masses, laughing at jokes […]

Faces

Which face today? Which face will manifest itself today? No control over the faces.   I do not think as he thinks, I don’t think? Which face will it be? Do I even know I live the face?   A smiling face, an angry face, why are you crying? Why must I endure this pain, […]

Mint Leaves

I am awaken by the first rays of sunlight spilling into my cell, heralding the commencement of another day in a place which has become my purgatory. But something is different this morning, for the arms of Morpheus holds me in a half slumber as my conscious tries to clutch at the remnant of a […]

The Meaning of Life

What is the meaning of life? How many times has that question been asked on this planet? I don’t want to delve too deep into this today because we all know this conversation has no end. Besides, I believe the meaning of life is different for all of us. I just wanted to comment because […]

Tres Leches

I hope I didn’t give you the wrong idea. This isn’t going to be a post about delicious, creamy, Mexican cake made from three different kinds of milk but more about what this cake has come to symbolize in my life. What’s that you ask..? Appreciation. Cake and appreciation? I know right, like how does […]

Monotony

Monotony:         Today like yesterday Tomorrow like today; The drip, drip, drip of monotony Is wearing my life away Today like yesterday Tomorrow like today. – Langston Hughes

Interstellar Part 2

We receive messages from our loved ones in the form of letters and pictures, witnessing the years transform their faces and, to a much more obvious degree, our children. But unlike Cooper, time doesn’t stop or slow down for me. Because by the time I make it home, my son will be about the same […]