May I fall through your lens, my darling? May I shoot my shot while you’re shooting me? Do you hear my helpless heart calling? It’s the beat and the drum that’s ruling me. Click-click… let me be your muse, click-click… every frame you use. Are you not the California dream that I’ve been looking for? […]Read more "– the photographer –"
Pick me up, when I pick myself apart again. Stitch me up, when I bust open each of my limbs. DON’T FAIL ME, don’t bail on this convict, with less conviction. DON’T FAIL ME, don’t bail if I’m wanted. My benediction ~ is a plea longer than most, a beggar’s breath I cannot boast, looks […]Read more "– my benediction –"
Opulent was the way in front of me, ocean upon ocean to my left. An obstacle the first time, sand and dirt were all mine, sunbaking any sense I had left. Opulent was the earth beneath me, hills and housing to my right. A breeze the second round, staring the sunset down, night made my […]Read more "– malibu times two –"
No frauds or flakes, what will it take to reconcile brittle palms? Saw something nice, but blinded me twice; no comfort for brittle arms. I understand L.T.R…. I’m so close, yet so far. This path has just begun… hot step into the sun. ~ ~ D.J. WhisenantRead more "– dating in los angeles –"
Water murky, sewage of city… don’t murder me because you can. Future murky, usage ain’t pretty… don’t murder me where I stand. Put your glock down for the knockdown, while the sun hides. Put your knife down ‘gainst my life now… the son again will rise. ~ ~ D.J. WhisenantRead more "– cloudy in los angeles –"
The voices of Spotify and street traffic consume my ears. The files of production crewmen and television ‘talent’ control my attention. Reality may lie, but numbers do not… it’s as simple as sunshine. ~ ~ D.J. WhisenantRead more "– d.j. works in accounting –"
Healing takes… acknowledgement. accountability. commitment. discipline. understanding. time. discipline. faith. strength. more discipline. awareness. courage. forgiveness. a balance of urgency and patience. discipline. ~ ~ D.J. WhisenantRead more "– ingredients for restoration –"