A cacophony of melodies and remedies. Concocted and distilled into various bottles, and potions, and lotions. Taking two of these, and one of those…once, and twice a day. They call it therapeutic, but I call it corrective, coercive and divisive. Estranged from the pains and the strains of a weird and wonderful tonic. The makings … Continue reading The Musings of a Nihilist
Behold. I stand at the doors, and the gates of El and Hell. To door number 1, I turn to the light, retorted and distorted by the tints and taunts of the polished brass. That embellish the knob, with a twist of the wrist and a turn of the key in the lock. But before … Continue reading Grand Openings
I was fearful of my own obsolescence. I couldn’t hack it, I wouldn’t make it. I couldn’t bear the conviction of my own limitations. Feeling depressed, dispossessed and bereaved of my own immortality. “I renounce my subjugation and defy these boundaries and edicts”! “But methinks the lady doth protest too much”, said the voice in … Continue reading Writer’s Block
As I get older my life appears to repeat itself in cycles and patterns of behaviour. Past failures, momentary successes and experiences seem to materialise, dematerialise and then rematerialize in divers ways and forms. And unable to break free all I have is a feeling of powerlessness and hopelessness; as if some indescribable and ominous … Continue reading To Destroy or to Desire?