Month: June 2013

Loud Metal

The other day, specifically when Pantera’s “Cowboys From Hell” played through my iPod to my speakers, I had to turn the speakers up.  Loud.   It’s June, the end of it, and summer would have officially started years ago after finals were done.  At that time, driving my parents’ Ford Tempo was a privilege (they let me drive…

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Two Empty Chairs

This is a window display of an empty space on Warren Street in Downtown Syracuse. The table is set.  We’re still waiting on the people. Two red-seated chairs sit empty at the small, round table, which is elegantly decorated.  Fake red and white flowers sit in a vase, and they are doing their just duty…

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Droplet #1: Fail

I failed. I failed to commit to my five-day string of blog updates last week.  I chastise myself for not living up to a simple task. I failed to excel at work, and I almost lost my job for it. I’ve also failed keeping my résumé up-to-date. I failed at good friendship. I’ve failed to listen. I’ve failed…

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Burst #2: The Preview

This is only a preview.  There’s a door atop those steps.  It’s up to the individual to enter.    Depending on who you are, your mentality, your faith, and the general thoughts spinning through your mind and body and soul:  beyond those doors is a stone safe haven for salvation and/or redemption, or it’s a cardboard box…

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Burst #1: Window(s)

The question that remains: Are you prepared?  Are you ready to experience what is beyond the shades and the panes of glass and whatever easily penetrable barrier, buffering what is and what could be, are exhibiting quite the hubris for such a fallible facade.  What learned knowledge to be displayed can range from a various extent of…

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