Commonality amongst fallen kingdoms, shared traits amongst former kings – these are the patterns seen. Is it not an interchangeable fabric though? ~ ~ D.J. Whisenant
Read more "– youngstown… bridgeport… san bernardino? –"
Undercover preacher, quiet with my gospel, delivering some kind of word to the hopelessly damned, and still searching for salvation in myself, digging for a deliverance to call my own. ~ ~ D.J. Whisenant
Read more "– poet or preacher? –"
Naturally… the conversation starts with a little rambling on my end, starting off innocent, even cute. Gradually, however, things get neurotic, and the magic of my madness exposes itself. My attempts to keep my little talks contained lead to failure, creeping into every facet of my face. Strangers may take notice, strangers may go about […]
Read more "– jouska –"
In this abusive relationship with my reflection, let’s take a moment to resolve pressing matters though communication, listening without blame games in our responses, just comprehension and recognition of each viewpoint. ~ My most blessed enemy, how you portray yourself as ‘the constant downer’, ‘the fatal frowner’, ‘America’s Next Top Party Pooper’, on the opposing side of this […]
Read more "– couples counseling –"
Nicholaus, you are on my mind in this moment. Many of these glimpses shamefully come few and far between these days. Not that far in distance and time, you were placed in my eyes front and heavy… just like many were before you and, I believe, many will be after you. ~ Something smooth in […]
Read more "– nicholaus –"
Sent home like a school child at the apex of the elements, I do the minimal for prep work, just an early dinner from down the road and a date with the heater in my room. ~ ~ D.J. Whisenant
Read more "– snow day –"
When you physically ache before
posting something you wrote because
you know your mother will read it,
that’s when you know the inspiration cuts deep.
Sadly, I’ve been to the emergency room once before and
can’t afford another bill,
with or without insurance.
I guess these thoughts will have to wait to see
light on some other day,
one that’s more stable and
fulfills a narrative that
doesn’t destroy me
from the inside out.
Read more "– words hidden –"