Blogging, Essay Saturday

Why you should never give up

Albert Einstein said, “I have tried 99 times and have failed, but on the 100th time came success.” If there’s one thing we all have in common, it’s that we all have dreams, and we all have goals. Whether they be microscopic or too grand to wrap your head around, they reside within all of… Continue reading Why you should never give up

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Poem: The Power of Art

I want to speak And let floods of red emotion Flow from my Devilish tongue With the power to drown An entire army In no more Than a few drops With a few words Compel Like the mouth Of God To create An entire city On a blank page Then turn it to ash On… Continue reading Poem: The Power of Art

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Why I Blog

"We all die. The goal isn't to live forever, the goal is to create something that will." Chuck Palahniuk I know, I know; you don't even need to say anything. For a while there, I was spitting out posts every other day. Now look at me. It's been four days since my last post and… Continue reading Why I Blog

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Do Re Mi Fa So Fucking Done With You

It’s truly amazing how much we’ll put ourselves through just to try and keep something together that is clearly meant to fall apart; how much hurt we’ll let ourselves endure just to try and prevent the empty company of loneliness. My only question is, why? Why do we do that to ourselves? Why keep running… Continue reading Do Re Mi Fa So Fucking Done With You

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Get Your Shit Together

Your life is a wreck. Who's fault is that? Too many people seem to be living life like they're going to live forever. Like they have all the time in the world tucked safely into their pocket and life is just some video game they have all the cheats to. So I hate to be… Continue reading Get Your Shit Together

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Pressure.

Day after day, each and every one of us has to deal with pressure. Right? I mean--unless you're held up in a mansion on a tropical island with money shooting out of your ass, chances are you feel pressure. It's a part of life as common and necessary as every gulp of water and every… Continue reading Pressure.

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When Life Gets Good

Hi peoples, After my last post, Black Ink and Dark Writing, I began thinking long and hard about a happy post I could write. It wasn't that I had decided to listen to those little voices--it was just that I knew my life wasn't strictly confined to the dark topics I wrote about. And you… Continue reading When Life Gets Good

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Accept Change

You have to go with the flow. Adapt. It's the only way to survive. Forest Gump said, "Life is like a box of chocolates; you never know what you're gonna get." Well, actually, it was his mother who said that, but you get the point. That phrase--I like it. Personally, I've found life to be… Continue reading Accept Change

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When One Door Closes

When one door closes another opens But how do you know if what's behind that door is what you wanted? Your life is what you make of it. All through our brief stay here, we're constantly being given choices. Really, that's the jist of life: a never-ending series of choices. Each choice is a door.… Continue reading When One Door Closes