A Modern Urban Resource Negotiation [flash fiction]

So I was buying a drink at a gas station today. I walked up, said hello and placed the drink on the counter. The attendant, who was counting receipts on the counter less than 3 feet away from the drink, looks up at me and then proceeds to look back down at his receipts without saying … Continue reading A Modern Urban Resource Negotiation [flash fiction]

How to be Phone-Less

You just broke/lost your phone. It's unusable/unfindable and you'll have to get a new one. You are now phoneless. What is it that you're thinking immediately after this event? How is it that you are feeling? Allow me to take a guess in that you are feeling upset. You are thinking about the amount of … Continue reading How to be Phone-Less

The Wise Man {Tao Te Ching Excerpt}

The following is not my own writing; in fact, the Tao Te Ching was written approximately 500bc by the philosopher Lao Tzu and is a very important text to the duality of spiritual and religious Taoism and it's 12million followers. I was rereading it through for the second time today and this particular passage really resonated with … Continue reading The Wise Man {Tao Te Ching Excerpt}

Time Travel

A curtain of black hair masked the bowed head of the girl. Her knees bounced up and down incessantly while the sounds of muffled heavy breathing leaked out from behind her hair. The master saw this as he walked through the garden and so approached this sad looking creature and asked, "Whatever is the matter, … Continue reading Time Travel

A Secret of Silence

The master sat in silence for three days and three nights. On the morning of the fourth day, a boy monk came to the master and asked him, "how can you be so silent for such a length of time with such wisdom as yours?" The master answered with silence. The boy asked him, "I … Continue reading A Secret of Silence

Plans [Poem]

Plans get made to be broken; So now I don't often make 'em. Plans shared about my mission; So, "It's only genie lamp wishin'." Plans to change the whole entire world; So towards a risk filled life I hurtled. Plans to check off all of my to dos; So I'm just laid back counting fish … Continue reading Plans [Poem]