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In A Lifetime

- Shadows are falling, and I have been standing here all day, with time seeming to be running away and there is no reason to really be anywhere. It feels like my sense of humanity is slowly going down ...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 17 Sep 2017

Blue Lamp

- Every second is a life time with every minute bringing you closer to God, with nothing seen but red lights which make your body seem to burn. With a minute in the sunshine seems to translate sometime...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 0| Added: 07 Sep 2017

Whisperers

- S eeing the Devil sitting on the doorstep telling everyone how to live, and what about the place we call home? With there being so many times it seems we live out our lives as if we are in chains an...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 0| Added: 06 Sep 2017

Exoergic

- There seems to be something in the air, with most knowing it’s right and the lamp is burning low with the air being silent in the darkness held at bay by the lamp’s feeble light on this winter night....

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 19 Jun 2017

Seven Types of Thunder

- Seems I was born in a thunderstorm and been where the demons go, having found solace in that one inch no one can touch deep in my mind where the winds never blow. I am still breathing, and have survi...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 05 Jun 2017

Passchendaele

- Still I go walkin’ after midnight and go walkin’ for miles after the guns have gone silent, and after most of the wounds have healed. Tryin’ to recall those words I could never say when that long dar...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 31 May 2017

Rogue River Dreams

- Shadows are beginning to fall, and I have been sitting here all day, and it all has me wonderin’ if the faithful be rewarded or will they be passed by and end up in the pitching queues for the gallow...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 04 Apr 2017

Thunder Kiss

- Following these old railroad tracks and hearing thunder rolling out on the horizon, and it sounds like heavy guns that if caught by could tear me apart instead of having me standing here thunderstruc...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 01 Apr 2017

In A Lifetime

- Closing these tired eyes of mine and feeling my mind slip back to the days when I seemed to come up with fire in my eyes when promises were broken, and the seasons passed by like the shadows of cloud...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 31 Mar 2017

Extrema

- All around me are the views of familiar faces that seem to be going nowhere, and has me recalling the familiar places I left behind as tears seem to be a way to fill their glasses as they sit in the ...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 28 Mar 2017

Three Stations

- Standing here in the courtyard and leaning against the wall wondering why I have been directed to be here at this moment, and instead I know I should be heading out and keep on keeping on down the li...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 24 Mar 2017

Tangled In Blue

- Sitting here after getting off of a call with an old friend who can be rightly labeled as the person who saved my life roughly thirty-three years ago. As I am still calling in order to touch base and...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 22 Mar 2017

Acronym

- Having heard some people say that some prayers are never heard or answered, along with some wars never ending and some wounds never healing. I know that I won’t grow old gracefully, as well as knowin...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 19 Mar 2017

Night Flight

- There are times when it seems I just can’t understand some things that just might be so clear, and yes, I am guilty of being hard on myself just like many others are on themselves. Still, there might...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 17 Mar 2017

Winter Sun

- Sitting here and hoping I can find assurance that my doubts will finally leave with the first step being the one that’s believed in. I don’t know if I am heading down or falling from grace, and feeli...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 08 Mar 2017

Exuviae

- Thunder echoing across these high desert plains, and the smell of rain in the air as my mind races as to what options I should be taking if the storm should head this way and unleash its fury as it b...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 05 Mar 2017

Dark Open Road

- Bless me, Father, for I have sinned, and I am not sure where I should begin, as I ask those questions about the faithful being rewarded and will I miss the final call or warning for having lived this...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 04 Mar 2017

Exuviae

- Thunder echoing across these high desert plains, and the smell of rain in the air as my mind races as to what options I should be taking if the storm should head this way and unleash its fury as it b...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 03 Mar 2017

Renegade

- Having it seem to be that I am caught off guard and not really prepared for the rest, and have the feeling that some prayers never reach the sky and I guess the same can be said about some wounds nev...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 01 Mar 2017

Miracle Drug

- There have been times when I want to take a trip to the inside of your mind and possibly spend the day there and see, and hear all the things you haven't said. I would also like to spend the time loo...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 27 Feb 2017

Un-Invited

- I am a stranger in a strange land standing here alone at the balcony railing, as I have done so often in the past looking down watching the scene un-fold below. With it, all like being something out ...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 23 Feb 2017

Knife-Edge

- Take just a step cried the sad man, and take a look down into the madness along with the patient queues headed for the gallows as songs can be heard for the hallowed. With only fear breaking the sile...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 22 Feb 2017

When Teardrops Fall

- How many paths have been tried by us and then failed? For there has been no one there to point a finger and no one to blame, and we are standing here in the dark light of the sun together out here at...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 18 Feb 2017

Prelude To War

- Having been down through the wild side of life where innocence dies, and where the coffins stay where the judges have lied and had the innocent condemned. Having looked in the mirror and stared at my...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 17 Feb 2017

Extrados

- No matter what you think, you know or find it will never be enough and no matter where or how you hide the Man in the Long Black Coat will be comin’ round. You might be able to shake him of your trai...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 15 Feb 2017

Walkin’ The Streets

- Oh…, All the ladies around the world got something to show you, and all the boys and girls as they wave their hands in the air like they don’t really care as they do their dance and go glidin’ by al...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 09 Feb 2017

West Texas Walkabout

- Finding myself making my way through the darkness and being guided by the sound of a beating heart. There have been so many who have said that I can’t understand, and I have been caught up in either ...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 07 Feb 2017

Twilight Theatre

- Cards are dealt as a form of meditation in which answers are sometimes sought through the sacred geometry and laws of chance. Still there are many met who speak of nothing and wear many faces and ins...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 18 Jan 2017

Sacrament

- Standing here by the waterside, and I am not waiting for the end for I am carrying with me solitude and a searching eye along with a book I was given that is made up of nothing but lies. In the blac...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 31 Dec 2016

Raven Cage(s)

- It seems like there is nowhere else to run and at times there is nothing to hold on to, and there being times when it seems as though I need to just standup and let go. As I head on down this back r...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 20 Dec 2016

Exequies

- I did my best when the call came down the line and I was taken up to that platform of surrender, as I closed my eyes and took a breath to clear both my heart and mind. As I found myself looking at t...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 15 Dec 2016

End of a Dirt Road

- I understand that every life must end and with each breath being taken could one day be my last, and I ask those close to me to stay with me and I know there are times when I will never win. Still I...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 14 Dec 2016

Bedlam

- Passing the University in the dark light of the October sun, and hearing the combined sound of the steel drum corps and the band’s drum line, coming from the stadium, and seeming to make muted count...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 10 Dec 2016

Old Road

- Old Road, - In a true winter's dark, with a Harvest Moon hanging overhead shining its pale light. I find myself speeding through the winter's darkness, passing those barren harvested field...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 07 Dec 2016

Eisegesis

- Out here off of the beaten paths in an area unknown to most I can hear the thunder hitting and rolling across the hills and fields as if it were a bell being rung by an ironhand. Feeling at times as...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 05 Dec 2016

Darkfever

- Standing up on a hill or more accurately a rise and looking out to the far horizon under the crimson skies of the setting of the sun. Having me wondering if I should follow the sun and see what path...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 01 Dec 2016

Asleep In The Desert

- I walk along these lonely roads and go where I have been directed by the Tao, and in most cases I am the only one walking down these empty streets. With usually having my shadow walking with me to w...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 19 Nov 2016

Windscribe

- Another day has passed with some carrying the ghosts of the past that hide in the shadows, and in the smoke carried in those wounded eyes. Being like some sort of fatal attraction where one can lose...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 18 Nov 2016

Haloid

- Standing here on the roadside, and catching myself daydreaming about the way things sometimes are, and see the ones all love are the ones that are hurt the most when they should be the ones who should...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 03 Nov 2016

Long Winter Night

- Out here on a long and lonely highway as I make my way down the line, and I know there will soon be times when my thoughts will soon be wandering like they always do. And there are the times when I ...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 16 Oct 2016

Dance with Me

- Standing on opposite sides of that hardwood floor under those heavy Venetian chandeliers which were ablaze with light. I saw her standing there looking a bit out of place wearing a backless cotton d...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Fantasy | Score: 5| Added: 13 Sep 2016

Winter's War

- What is known by him and them about sacrifice when the lights go out, and when the darkness comes crashing down like an anvil? And then they wonder when some stand up when they launch their attacks,...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 27 Aug 2016

Shadows of a Dream

- There is a curious paradox that no one can explain, and part of it is why we must die a bit before we grow again? In most cases it isn’t worth tears even if all spin about wearing masks and won’t bo...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 20 Aug 2016

Chasing Shadows

- Out there where the river flows, is where the desert owns all and the time has come to say fair’s fair, and a fact is a fact. The Southwestern Desert lives and breathes like all living things do, an...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 13 Aug 2016

River's Edge

- The hour is quiet and full of potential here just after nightfall, and I can hear what can be called a symphony of keepers out in the distance. Feeling the wind picking up, and feeling cold as if it...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 31 Jul 2016

Moonstone

- I have heard them say that the Devil’s in the details and I know exactly what they mean, and these are strange times we are currently living in and maybe it’s true what Lennon said about strange day...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 21 Jul 2016

High Cold Desert

- Sitting here and feeling as if the room has cleared of all the smoke that was in it, and I am more than most know or see as they think of me being both seen and unseen as well as heard and not heard...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 19 Jul 2016

Winds of Winter

- Yes, I understand that every life must end, and as we sit alone knowing that there will be one day that we must go. Wondering who are those that will stay with me and I know that my sins are well pr...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 01 Jul 2016

Texas Desert Highway

- With every breath I breathe there are times when I can see and feel what life has dealt to me, and I find myself looking for a singular touch of heavenly grace and maybe a taste of a divine rush. As...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 13 Jun 2016

Still Night

- I seem to have done it again and found myself back here where I have been so many times before and I know that there is no one else to blame for those actions I have done. And seem to have lost my w...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 03 Jun 2016

North Moor

- Sitting here afraid to lose control and I am being called out on many fronts it seems, and seems I have wasted both breath and time, all while it feels as if I am thinking myself to death. Having be...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 02 Jun 2016

Dream World

- All of this time when I look back there were too many voices and too many lies that were heard and told, and I was chasing a lifetime that would eventually steal my soul as I was losing all control....

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 4.8| Added: 29 May 2016

Felicidad 5: A Farewell To Arms

- Once again I find myself standing here leaning against a wall listening to the day’s sounds in the dawn’s dark light, as the sounds of chords being heard and then fading away as I vaguely remember how...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 01 May 2016

The Riddle

- Making my way down this trail that follows the shoreline as I feel the rain on my face and catch a scent of snow in the air, and I seem to hear the ghostly strains of a violin and cello being played ...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 27 Apr 2016

Shadow of The Moon

- Walking on the beach with you one winter afternoon near an old hotel that has been closed for years, which we have both heard that will be torn down one day soon as we feel the cold wind coming in fro...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 4.3| Added: 26 Apr 2016

Reflection(s):A Next Step

- Finding myself out here again on that old Highway 61once again, and hearing the old cries and commands in my head as I make my way where it leads, as the old cadence song of: ”Leforight, 2,3,4, sound...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 25 Apr 2016

Joker's Run

- The smallest battles have left the deepest scars, (and all the scars are on the inside of me), as I stand here seeing the smoke pouring out from an open boxcar door sitting there abandoned on the sidi...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 4.8| Added: 23 Apr 2016

Step By Step

- Arriving at the station after having gotten off of that midnight train, and not really being the same person as I was after having everything lost and still reeling and recovering from the "Thanksgivi...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 22 Apr 2016

Bad Moon Rising

- Having felt and heard something in the air, with both things hitting right about sun down and now trying to figure out exactly what was felt and heard outside, as I sit here now in this darkened theat...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 21 Apr 2016

The Third Element

- Five, four, three, two, one, zero; as I hear that almost silent countdown being whispered in my mind, and finding myself standing here as though I had been lost in time. Standing here in the dark ligh...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 3.5| Added: 18 Apr 2016

Love Minus Zero

- My whole life feels as though I have been waiting for the right time, and I feel lost or know how to feel at times. And never being able to say those words right though I knew of what I spoke of. Ye...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 16 Apr 2016

Serious Moonlight 1: A Few Nocturnal Reflections

- Standing here against a wall slumped in defeat after having heard every word that had been said that night, when an ear to the wall was nothing more than a twist of fate to have been able to hear all ...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 14 Apr 2016

She Sells Sanctuary

- The heads that turn as I pass by make my back burn from the vacuum of their stares, out here under the midnight moon, and hearing all the laughter when I pass by sometimes makes me sad, as I look up...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 4.3| Added: 12 Apr 2016

Dark Arena

- Sixteen years have passed and every second seems like a lifetime, and those years that have passed are like some sort of banner, or pennant flying over the field. A place where it seems there are bo...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 11 Apr 2016

Down The Line

- It seems I have searching all of my days, and I have been trying to find the answers to those questions in my mind, with there being many times when I have stood here by myself with no friends near, a...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 10 Apr 2016

One Last Shot

- Got a message the other day, and got me thinking that seems it’s all I got to try to take me back and possibly make me do something I wouldn’t do. And some things just don’t seem to add up to wha...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 4| Added: 09 Apr 2016

One Final Theme

- Smoky autumn night watching the ore boats passing by in the channel out near the islands, and mainland, and watching the water as the moon slowly rises up out of the lake. Making me pause, and be...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 4.7| Added: 08 Apr 2016

And We Danced

- Standing here looking out on that Temple of Life again, and seeing what looked like a goddess rising from the mist of memories, having me recall the ballad of Cathain. Hearing a voice and seeing ...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 07 Apr 2016

A Series of Dreams

- Feeling the time has arrived to go through the sleet, and driving snow across the frozen fields towards that light there in the distance. And feeling as if the earth is moving under my own dreams...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 05 Apr 2016

Great Southern Land

- They are going to betray you and they are going to forget you I heard them say once, and it’s one of the reasons I walk alone. And feeling like I am stranded like a runaway out in the vast ocean, so...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 4.7| Added: 02 Apr 2016

Inland Skies

- If there is no end, then there can be no beginning. And beginnings are very delicate things, with a lot seeming as if they are playing charades, and making life to be either their joke or pantomi...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 26 Mar 2016

Rude Awakening

- Woke in the middle of the night recalling once I tried to count the stars that wheel over head, and recall that I have heard a lot of laughter from him and them, and others as well as have seen and ...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 25 Mar 2016

Shadow Ash Dream(s)

- It seems at times as though we have been like living on a prayer, and we need to hold on to all that we have and all we had and that’s important. We have each other and that’s enough to get by most t...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 02 Mar 2016

Prelude To Nocturne

- I had heard it said once that the Devil lives in the details, and I know just exactly what was meant when I heard it said by them. Though, most of the time I try and stay focused and try to look ahea...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 01 Mar 2016

Coventry Ridge

- It seems as though I cast the die a few years ago on a game of pitch and toss, and now find myself being called and directed where to go on an old road known as Highway 61. Feeling like I had set sail...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 29 Feb 2016

Outwater Shoal(s) (Lost Writing from December 2006)

- Finding myself standing out here once again as I have done in the past, standing here during that last hour before the dark light of the true dawn under a cold bringer moon, with nothing but silence t...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 28 Feb 2016

Reflection(s):A Next Step

- Finding myself out here again on that old Highway 61once again, and hearing the old cries and commands in my head as I make my way where it leads; the old marching songs of :” Leforight, 2,3,4, sound ...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 4.3| Added: 27 Feb 2016

New Logic

- Sitting here in these early morning hours watching downtown come to life, and hearing the faint strains of the X-Files theme being played in the background, and is seeming to emphasize these strange d...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 23 Feb 2016

Old Broken Road

- Standing here as I drain a cup once again near those rivers of blindness, and I am heading out on foot down that old forgotten dirt farm road and casting my fate to fortune’s whim. And not able to sha...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 20 Feb 2016

Manchester Rain

- Sitting here listening to the wind blowing and seen those clouds rolling in looking heavy and knowing that the rains will be coming down heavy soon, and I’m sitting here “scribbling” down thoughts and...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 4.5| Added: 17 Feb 2016

Alberta Clipper

- Feeling the wind blowing through my hair under these grey skies threatening rain, which is making me look to the mountains from where it’s coming from like that old Highway 61 when it calls. Knowing t...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 16 Feb 2016

Sundowner

- Every road has a beginning and an end just like life, and I’ve heard that those not being born are basically the one(s) busy dying. With the occasional one(s) who sit there crying over the sound of em...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 4.8| Added: 15 Feb 2016

When September Ends

- When September Ends,- Walking here in the North Country Fair under grey skies with the temperature dropping to hover somewhere below zero. Walking down the hill that will take me to the “heart of d...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 4.7| Added: 31 Mar 2015

Winter's Warmth

- Snow cascades from the trees. Avalanches flowing down their trunks, gathering at the base like waterfalls. Are they breathing in the soft afternoon breeze, or are they shivering from winter's col...

By: CKAcres | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 08 Jan 2015

Observations

- Leaning against a rock  overlooking the ocean  Hearing the waves crashing on the rocks below the occasional breeze  blows a salty mist over me  tasting it upon my lips.  As I quietly watc...

By: aussie_kitty77 | Category: Musings | Score: 4.8| Added: 13 Nov 2014

To Be A LIght

- A cold and rainy May appears with songs. Outside the feeders wait for hungry wings. My thoughts return to past unsettled wrongs, It seems that I can never give up things. The trees are filled with b...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 02 May 2013

Thoughts Take Me

- After a disappointing summer, September began as though any hope of some sun had been cancelled for the year. The first week had squally showers, short but extremely sharp; the second added gales to ...

By: Duke | Category: Musings | Score: 4.3| Added: 02 Oct 2011