Hello Darkness My Old Friend…

I’ve come to talk with you again
Because a vision softly creeping
Left its seeds while I was sleeping
And the vision that was planted in my brain
Still remains…

I’m really not sure what to make of this, but after publishing my Inner Dialogue… post just yesterday, and then having an awful tragedy like this happen today…

Darkening Sky

As I’m sure it was for many of you, the 11th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks has been nothing short of an emotional roller-coaster for me. Beginning on the night before, I actually made repeated attempts to find the words to express my feelings in a post, but I gave up as I…

My politically incorrect stance on 9/11

Originally posted on PIED TYPE:
WTC Tribute in Light, 2002 The TV promos have started. The special programs have started. The tenth anniversary of 9/11 is almost here and it’s clear we are going to be swamped with special observances, special programs, special coverage. Everything imaginable to observe and commemorate the date. To remember every…

Happy Memorial Day!

As a veteran who suffers from depression, and has also met and talked with many who’ve experienced actual combat during my time in VA hospitals, Memorial Day always manages to fill my mind with a confusing combination of pride, sadness, and rage that I’ve never been able to adequately express. After struggling with it all…