“You’re living at a time of extremism, a time of revolution, a time when there’s got to be a change. People in power have misused it, and now there has to be a change and a better world has to be built and the only way it’s going to be built is with extreme methods. And I for one will join in with anyone, I don’t care what color you are, as long as you want to change this miserable condition that exists on this earth. Thank you.” Bookmark and Share Bookmark and Share



5.03.2009

the comeback kid (originally pstd 3/08)

ALRIGHT, FOLKS ONCE AGAIN, I'M LEAVING MY SABBATICAL FROM OBSCURITY. THE BRIGHT, SHINY POWERBOOK I BOUGHT THIS WEEK SHOULD ASSIST IN PRODUCTIVITY.

I'VE GOT A SWELL IDEA; IN THE CASE I FALL INTO ANOTHER LETHARGIC RUT, EMAIL, CALL, YOU COULD EVEN BACKHAND ME. I NEED EXTRINSIC MOTIVATION SOMETIMES PPL. I'M NOT ALWAYS ON AUTO-PILOT AND I'M WAY LESS TYPE A THAN I USED TO BE.

SERIOUSLY, I INTEND TO BE A GREAT WRITER. THIS LIFE ISN'T A GAME TO ME AND MORE & MORE I SEE THAT THE TIME WE "HAVE" IS FLEETING AND IS NOT ON THE SIDE OF PRODUCTIVITY AND SUCCESS. TIME AND MORE SO, LAZINESS WILL KILL YOU. NOT INSTANTLY, BUT THIS DEATH DRAWLS ON AND WILL KEEP YOU SEEMINGLY ALIVE FOR YEARS. THE DAGGER IS PLUNGED, WHEN ONE DAY YOU LOOK BACK AND REALIZE THAT YOUR LIFE ISN'T MUCH AND THE ONLY POTENTIALLY POSITIVE THING YOU'VE DONE IS RAISE YOUR THREE LADS; ALL OF WHICH WHERE CREATED BEHIND A BACKDROP OF DRUNKENNESS AND MISINTENT. YOUR AGE IS YOUR CURSE AND YOUR PEERS KNOW IT. YOU KNOW IT, BARELY. YOU MORE SO KNOW THE PANGS OF APATHY, LIFE'S SUCCESS ROBBING NYMPHS. I'VE KNOWN HER WELL.

I HAVEN'T SEEN HER IN MONTHS THOUGH. ALTHOUGH, SHE LEFT A NOTE WHEN SHE LEFT THAT MORNING;
I've never
told anyone what she
said in that letter and i don't
think i ever will.

note: this post was sheepishly removed after i realized i hadn't blogged in a year AFTER my "comeback" to the pen. after my wife pointed out the sheer irony of my drought; why not repost? i also realised (shut up-- i like the queen's english :) the contrast between my voice from march '08 to now. "respek..."