Introvert-Extrovert-Ambivert

I just watched a TED talk on Introversion and it was very insightful. I have heard (or read) most of these things before, but it helped me to realize a few things. For a while there I was doubting that I was a solid ‘I’ thinking that perhaps I was an ambivert. I am now …

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Delicate Doll

I’ve got this problem, but I’m not sure how I could accurately describe it in English, in such a way that it would actually be given justice. It’s not as simple as a one single problem, either. It’s the premium package of problematic practices. It’s a feeling that I can neither shake, nor describe. It …

The Captain & the First Mate

my most prominent, omnipresent trial of a hollow muscular blood-pumping organ three sizes too large for the cavern it inhabits the body, the person, the living breathing organism of human origin ill-equipped for such a raucous muscle the rhythm of rapidity increasing with every introduction of concern compassion beating intensely in the cramped cavity always threatening to …

Lion Man

“The presence, absence, colour, and size of the mane is associated with genetic precondition, sexual maturity, climate, and testosterone production; the rule of thumb is the darker and fuller the mane, the healthier the lion. Sexual selection of mates by lionesses favors males with the densest, darkest mane Research in Tanzania also suggests mane length signals fighting success …

Tainted

you may have had me at "hello," but you lost me at "i lied." it's not a lovely thought knowing that we're all the same in that we all have our own soggy, little rotten tomato hearts. we're stuck in our pride we strive for our need of opposites we thrive on taking sides &we're …

God love America

Poem: May 2011 They have not a name, nor face to their presence They are underplayed pronouns in a tedious tale-he, she, it, they They are nothing more than words on an otherwise empty page, movement on an otherwise still sidewalk They serve only the barest function. They mull about, hopeless, & meaningless in their …

What ‘they’ think

“We are very much what others think of us. —The reception our observations are met with gives us courage to proceed, or damps our efforts.” —Hazlitt I have been griping to possess the words to describe this phenomenon of subconsciously reacting to another’s opinion of one’s self- with this as a reference point I think I am …