Tag: Life

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My Summer Foe

What is the purpose of a fly? Seriously. And by that I am referring to the common housefly that multiplies by the millions when heat and humidity come together to form a force of weather known colloquially in my homeland as ‘this bloody heat’. I’m sure that there is a perfectly reasonable biological explanation for the existence of these little buggers. Probably several considering … Read More My Summer Foe

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My Tomb at Night

When we sleep we are not dead, nor are we truly alive. And I despise it. To close my eyes each night and lose myself to the world as it continues on, going about its business without me, is a loss I cannot abide. Yet I have no choice. Our internal mechanics decree that without sleep, we cannot function as we should. Without these … Read More My Tomb at Night

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Of Unborn Ghosts

The following is an excerpt of lyrics from the song The Greatest Show On Earth, the last of the track list from the album Endless Forms Most Beautiful courtesy of the exceedingly talented Finnish band, Nightwish. “We are going to die, and that makes us the lucky ones. Most people are never going to die because they are never going to be born. The potential … Read More Of Unborn Ghosts

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