Moon over water | Reflecting

In response to this week’s word challenge – Reflecting. A shot of the moon taken by my best friend of ten years who has mental illness. « Sometimes, we get caught up in the process of trying to find who we are — our purpose and value in life — that we tend to lose sight…

A most misinterpreted song: Push by Matchbox 20

Yes, it is a song about a man being physically abusive towards his partner. Yes, it’s about a man who wants to take a woman « for granted » and push her around. Yes, it’s all about promoting violence towards women.
Or is it?

This Is My Love For Words And How I Wish I Could Have Few With You.

The Oxford Dictionary defines ‘word’ as a single distinct meaningful element of speech or writing, a unit of language comprising inflected and variant forms. I love words. Words like idiosyncrasies, cantankerous, schlep, philocaly and petrichor. I love words that pique my interest, curiosity and inquisitiveness. We all use words to express our sympathy, empathy and…

You and them

You used to say, How evil are they, To say those words, So cruel and unspeakable. To do those things, So vicious and absurd.   Now I look at them, And then at you, And I see a lost gem. You let them devour you, You and your darling soul, That used to be my…