A beautiful happening

Rustling of the Tobacco burning. Lingering perfume; For her I'm yearning. Whispering pages Freely give teaching. Worrying about paper When wealth is Being. Dancing on top Of moonlit awning. Making all of this A beautiful happening.

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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 receiptsĀ 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

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

21st Century Fear

Loneliness is the primary unconscious fear of the 21st century person. Social media fulfills many roles in people's lives but intrinsically it has pervaded society to artificially instill a feeling of unity. This unity or sense of community, if you will, is something that we humans seek unconsciously due to evolutionary mechanisms that exist in … Continue reading 21st Century Fear

My journey towards ‘becoming a writer’ Part 1 (Thoughts, Feelings, Updates)

What makes one a writer? I'm not referring to a literate person here. A writer, in this case, is someone that defines themselves as such. Is it sitting down to pen a daily number of words? Getting paid to write every day? But what about those that get paid to write a few times a … Continue reading My journey towards ‘becoming a writer’ Part 1 (Thoughts, Feelings, Updates)