Author Archives: rlherb

This will hurt me more it will you…

That phrase was something that provided very little solace to my ears as my mom was about to take a belt to my ass.   But as a parent I became to know that intimately, not that I beat my … Continue reading

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Lost, out of touch…

It’s happening again. That feeling of fuzzy reality, lost in time. Been thinking seriously about what it might be like if I were dead. Mostly dead inside already, the body just hanging on.  This time I know better, having spent … Continue reading

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At least it’s not Paris…

´╗┐Sitting here, looking across the Danube and my stomach is not the only thing that’s empty. My heart feels light, but not in a good way, I have this beautiful view, so romantic and all I can think is that … Continue reading

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Still life

Sitting alone in the corner, I’m comfortable alone. That doesn’t mean that I like it, but it’s easier sometimes. Being alone.  A jazz ensemble is playing an ambient piece, I’m at the monthly evening event at my local museum of … Continue reading

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Pink snow

Sitting at the traffic light steaming about something inconsequential, the wind gusted, the sky grey and ominous as a storm was brewing. It looked like snow I thought to myself.  But since it was late summer the crepe myrtle was … Continue reading

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The mind is a terrible thing…

I think that was a dry line made in a comedic movie, but it’s true.  

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Celestial Navigation 

I’ve been thinking about the stars.  It helps that I’m sitting on the beach in south Florida, the white noise of the waves speaks and quietens my inner screaming. That annoying voice that says you’re found wanting, never good enough. … Continue reading

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