fantasy is for fools

Reality, a bully, clutches your throat kneels into your chest. You struggle to escape yet with each bruised, shallow inhale lungs fill only with all the what-could-go-wrongs. Your thoughts corrupted with reality's warned whispers of how giant leaps always crash into dead ends. Your limbs become complacent with safety of the known. Fantasy fades as … Continue reading fantasy is for fools

The Sign

The sign lay in the grass proclaiming "Sidewalk Closed". I stood staring confusedly at the sign. You can't just proclaim something is closed if it doesn't exist. What gives you the right to enforce rules on something outside of your control? I walked past the sign each day for a week, unable to think about … Continue reading The Sign

Sidewalk Closed

Sidewalk closed. Yet no sidewalk exists. Don't panic. Build a sidewalk so the sign makes sense. Of course! I tear up the grass, pour the concrete. Perfect spot for a handprint and initials. Let it set. Place the sign back in its place. All so I can make sure to follow the rules. Why didn't … Continue reading Sidewalk Closed