Two days from now is World Suicide Prevention Day, observed every 10 September. With one in 100 deaths globally a suicide, and the far higher number of loved ones impacted by it, suicide is undeniably a serious life-and-death matter that needs to be addressed and discussed more. After all, it ought to be the one … Continue reading Suicide — Are more men aging and dying alone?
I Really Don't Wanna Know Stop!Don't tell meI really don't wanna know.Don't tell me you're sorryI've got nowhere to goStop!Don't tell meI really don't wanna knowDon't tell me you're sorryI've got zero friends And more than one foe Stop!Don't tell meI really don't wanna knowDon't say that you miss meYet you're always a no-show Stop!Don't … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #44
Solo Flight Photo by Tim Mossholder on Pexels.com How does it feel To realize No one’s your friend Despite your many tries? To insert yourself Like a square peg does Into round holes Stirring up only dust. Accept it now And let it go! Some things aren’t meant to be No going with the flow. … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #27
My Twilight Friend Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com It's coming, the endThat eventual descentSo the question at hand's"Will you be my twilight friend?" I know you're busy nowTo think so far ahead.I know it's not manlyTo sound so afraid. Yet death's a-comingNo one can escape.The only question is:"Will you be alone in the wait?" Or … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #21
(Never) A Part of Your World It seems I was neverA part of your worldThe beautiful, hip, sophisticated crowd.It seems I've beenClinging, wishing, hopingMy stupid head in some stupid cloud. Took me half a lifetime To finally seeSo I guess this one'sThis one's on me.I was never everGoing to beA part of your world. But … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #20
You probably heard the question "Who's with me?" in more movies than you care to count (though I challenge you to name one!). There'll be like one guy asking this question of his band of brothers, just before they head off for new adventures. Or something like that. One year ago, I decided to give … Continue reading “Who’s with me?” The truth about friends
Black Beauty Photo by Nika Akin on Pexels.com I thought you were a keeperBut you were a mere keepsakeOf what once was I thought you a friend for lifeUntil I awoke one dayAnd realised You were never goingTo be mineTo have and to hold So in the end IHad to let you goThough you already … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #6
So, fair warning: This maybe just the beginning! Today I'm going to start a post that's either of two things: a one-off piece, or the start of a series. (Fingers crossed, I should know by the end of it!) Why so indecisive you ask? Well, quite frankly, it's been a thorn in my flesh for … Continue reading C’mon men, enough with the small talk! We’re pass 50 already for cryin’ out loud
What's left to say about Covid-19 these days that have yet to be said? Well, plenty apparently. And since no one really knows when we'll see the end of this global pandemic, I'm sure there'll be plenty more to say in the days ahead. While most of it would of course be the latest news … Continue reading Covid-19 – Time to Refresh, Reflect and Reconnect
Call it a social experiment but here's what I plan to do in 2020. Or rather what I’m NOT going to do in 2020. I’m NOT going to initiate any meetings or get-togethers with anyone, except maybe BK, BL or KL. Why those? Well one's an old friend of 31 years, single and based in … Continue reading Three Strikes and You’re In!