The Back Room

With respect to Socrates, my unexamined life is not worth living. The front room is the face we show everyone but we hide our true self in the back room.

  Allow an indulgence or two as I lay a thought out in the midst of a near crash of sleep. I was listening to Ella Fitzgerald sing the songs … Continue reading

August 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

It has been a more creative week than last. I hope writing every day inspires me to make progress on my novel.  I’ve had an idea for over a decade … Continue reading

August 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Not even a day needs go by before my furiously active mind seeks new perceptions. I thought I would chew on the events of this morning for a while but … Continue reading

August 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

In the early morning, about an hour or so before I woke (when my most memorable dreams have come) my mind was accosted by a narrative revolving around the complicated … Continue reading

August 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

As I feared, I am not the same man today as I was yesterday.  Nothing profound changed me.  It was the normal progression of life.  My action (job) occupied my … Continue reading

August 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Part II

More thoughts stemming from Pessoa’s book.  And I would rather share them in the same day I have them because what exists today may not exist tomorrow. I do like … Continue reading

August 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

I have finished reading  The Book of Disquiet  for the first time today.  I was mesmerized over these past months poring over the first 100 or so pages, then as … Continue reading

August 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

We’re going to go slow with this.  There is news flying at us like space junk and for me, every day it becomes more difficult to dodge.  My heart and … Continue reading

August 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Feelings and passion unstifled by society’s standards definitely appeal to me.  I enjoy speaking intelligently about topics that interest me.  Often when I am around straight men and I get … Continue reading

August 24, 2014 · Leave a comment
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