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May 25

Today was a rough day. I thought it’d be good to be with people, with John and Grandma, in the a nice house out in the desert, but I’m just questioning myself: what am I doing? What is my life purpose? I feel lost. I looked at her instagram last night, and her 2018 story. …

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Weird night music

Weird night musicWhat does it meanDisconnected distractedDreaming without a dreamPiano landscapeFloating down radio wavesUnanchored, unmooredSounds across timeSomber and seriousWeirdly veiledMystery beyond the ParnassusWhy nowIs it a poemWhat is a poemWhat is lifeResolve into inherentWhat do I wantWhat do I needDescending spiralsSilence Then… … EbullientHope shimmeringYou can’t take hopeIt’s not yours to giveYou are a part …

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She reminds me of sea monkeys

She reminds me of sea monkeysDoing cartwheels in a fish tankShe reminds me of sunshineComing out of a coke can in ThailandHer whispers are like windshield wipersAll aglow with starfishToday I missed her

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May 10 – An example journal entry

Friday. Nothing going on at work, so I had breakfast in bed, read Gotham, read Yalom. Tried to schedule my laser pointer shoot, but this is proving difficult. Must return to it. Later, I generally figured out what I would talk about at tonight’s stand-up comedy open mic, and wrote the topics into my iPhone’s …

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If perhaps in some distant world revealed

If perhaps in some distant world revealedYour beauty old and lovely lately laughsSmiling eyes and distant hearts renewed inEarnest spring awakened eyes in flowers I want to tell you everything, a roseIs somewhere deep within the sound of sleepWhere dreams can lithely liven feelings faintAnd unfasten ever my darling’s smile Rosy wastrel, come and ride …

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Wabe

This is a new sketch I drew of my old cat, Wabe. I think I’ll just share a few nice stories here about my old best friend. We got her in 1995, a year after we moved to America. I was seven. Somehow, the parents heard about a new litter of kittens going up for …

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Growth

Spring is upon us. I exalt in the freshness, the light rains, giving way to long warm sunshine days, green and color everywhere. Is it possible to grow as a person? To change as a human being? To become better? I hope so. Has my life been a stagnant cesspool, where I’m just blowing wherever …

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Two Poems

incident in the forest down a singingly snowy trail almost lost too straight for my taste hands bitten by frost into a clearing revealed the bird sanctuary tonic harmony forgotten familiarity time despised into nothingness little birds flitting tiny wings land with tinsel feet on hat and hand and fingertip with gentle grip they flap …

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Worst Flight / Best Lyft

I had the worst flight of my life not long ago, coming back to L.A. after a ski trip with my family. I got into my seat, a window seat; so far, so good. I might get lucky and not have anyone sitting next to me. Well, my luck changed when somebody put a red …

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