Spinning Around The Sun

I got the call and got in the car I’m on my way. I promise it will be ok. What else could I think? What else could I say? But I felt it, in my heart, the second you went away. I looked at the clock to remember the time, 11:37, Just in case it […]

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I was a young man once

I was a young man once Full of promise, strength, and will I had a whole life ahead of me And plans for what do with it. That’s all behind me now, I can see it Didn’t turn out quite the way I thought it would be But yeah, I’m lucky, I knew a lot […]

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Brothers in Arms

We were together through it all Every misstep, every fall Good times, bad times, ups and downs They haven’t stopped, neither will I But you were supposed to be here, we had plans We were gonna turn the world upside down Come out on top, win it all, Go to war together, brothers in arms. […]

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Turn the Other Cheek

Pain makes us not our best selves. When they hurt us with their hands or with their mouths, we want to strike back. Fight fire with fire, help them reap what they sew, restore balance to the world. It is understandable. It is part of our nature. But we can be better. The hate that […]

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Focus (Crystal Clear)

I feel like I wandered through life distracted, Flitting between one thing and another Not fully in control. I reacted to life. Feeling somewhat smothered Or maybe the right word is listless. But that all changed when I met you. Now I feel like the world has coalesced, Crystal clear now, full of meaning, shining […]

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Life is Short

Life is short. I learned that from you. Well, I guess I already knew in my head but you made it real. Visceral. You were 100% here and then you were gone. A light that shone too bright to last long.   I feel it in my bones now When I think about you And […]

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This land is old and worn smoothed by innumerable years Mountains that once reached for the heavens Are now brought down to earth.   A shroud of live covers the low hills Blanketing the earth in soft green Rivers broad and deep Many paths explored, now set.   Settling down to sleep, How long will […]

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This land is young and so are we Jagged mountains reaching for the moon Rushing rivers cutting new paths Carrying away soft stone.   Constantly shifting earth A state of constant flux The sun rises on a new world each day Still experiencing growing pains.   This land was made for giants. Will we expand […]

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Thoughts on the Election

After some reflection, I just want to put out one more thought *(well I guess it’s a lot of thoughts inspired by one thought)* on the election.   I believe that the vast majority of trump supporters are not evil/racist/bigoted. They are a complex mix of people with many motivations for their vote. They are […]

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