Monthly Archives: February 2013

Not of this world…

That was what was on his t shirt. It was a mission shirt from when he worked in downtown Birmingham fixing houses that summer. They stayed at the homeless shelter slept on the street one night. That was the shirt … Continue reading

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The dumb class

I learned to read at an early age, however I couldn’t read out loud, I was too nervous, and the words came out in the wrong order. In first grade I was relegated to the dumb circle, with slow readers … Continue reading

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Salvation calling

Whispers, like cobweb on my face, brush away Whispers, talking about what could be, hush up Whispers like stumbling in the dark reaching, move aside Whispers incessantly buzzing like Mosquitos, shoo Whispers drawing me to the light, too bright Whispers … Continue reading

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Forgotten

Our eyes have forgotten how to see, our days how to pass Our hearts have forgotten how to beat, our mouths how to kiss. Our legs have forgotten how to run, our arms how to embrace. Our ears have forgotten … Continue reading

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Professional drunk

I read an article where they did a study of higher level problem solving while under the influence of alcohol. The study found that when the subject had a few drinks, they did very well on tests where there was … Continue reading

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Raymond the protector

When my first born was in gestation I turned to names. We always do it. Look for names for our children. Being curious I looked up my own name. Raymond. Turned out, it means protector. I liked that. It was … Continue reading

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In between

There was a time when I lived outside of myself. A stranger to myself and all I knew. I was different and everyone saw it. Eventually I pulled back, making it halfway. I can no longer find my way back … Continue reading

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