A follow-up poem on "I Prefer Being Out of My Mind" which confirms that mission was accomplished. A lot of nonsense that makes a lot of sense, if not sense, then a lot of fun. If not fun then a lot.
Free flowing thoughts, inane and endless, in the One Thousand and One Night kind of way. Inspired by social media and dedicated to a friend. The point of the exercise is in the eye of the beholder.
The program "I Write Like" shatters your illusions about having a unique writing voice, but blesses you with the knowledge that you write like a literary giant. You have no choice, but to be great!
Characters with bipolar illness appear in movies: “Biutiful”, “Michael Clayton”, and “Two Lovers”. This article offers to emphasize with those affected, not to analyze them.
This poem was written in one sitting with no editing. It was an attempt to let crying do the talking, to open up to a piece of paper. It seemed hard in March 2011, but now I have no better piece of writing to match my...
A poetic response to a poem written by my friend from South Africa, Martie Coetser Pozyn. It's about water, fire, light and a name, but, most of all, about friendship.
In order to boost your self-esteem, stop wondering whether you are good enough or not and do something. The essence is always in the details. Good enough for whom? Select six people who know you well enough and who...
Names are words and words are phonetic combinations with meanings attached to them. When we declare a name "stupid" what does it mean? Do we dislike its meaning or the way it sounds? For example, what is...
Before leaving Rome, our characters discuss little details. For example, who drowns whom and where?
Hangover party in Rome. After sitting for four months in a Roman cafe, there are some questions characters want to ask the author...
Dreams of Dolores...this is the last part of this particular nightmare (reality?) of Dolores. The next chapter must release the prisoners sitting in a cafe in Rome...
Narcissus #2 and Dolores discuss difficulties of writing under the constant fire of flying bricks. Alarming, I know.
Dolores awakens again to meet yet another… It is snowing in Rome and the most surprising part is that the author of “Trip to Italy” awakens as well in the middle of winter… to sing about yet...
Thoughts about unemployment, degrading jobs, creativity and lack of direction. It's a pity we don't come with maps to self-actualization.
First draft... I usually spend a lot of time writing - draft comes after draft and never makes it to publishing... But this time I decided - let it be what it is - a photograph of a mood... A rather ugly mood...
A glass of wine, a conversation, and the moonlight, a touch of thought, a consolation past the midnight... Past the midnight I was still drinking and I would have never imagined that everybody would love my drunken...
It's a dark, dark night. Dolores wakes up and she is caught .. at the crossroads of infinity and eternity. Everything is coloured in YELLOW, the colour of insanity. Is that a dream? Will it ever end?
A phantasmagorical detour in the story of Narcissus and Echo. A never ending story of love, life and the search for the meaning. Of...? You decide.
Writing has a tremendous power of transforming lives. To write you need to come to terms with your creativity and imagination. To understand what you have written, however, you need patience.
Choosing a partner for the second marriage is no laughing matter. Every second marriage ends in divorce, think about it. What matters? Dreams or reality?
Everybody is creative. To remember what it is (was) you have to remember your childhood. Be silly, be ridiculous, let go of what you know. You don't know all that much. Just be what you want to be.
It's a very simply truth: we conform because we conform. We conform because society requires conformity. But the question is "Do you conform willingly or not? Do you rebel?"
Part of fundamentality is mentality. Three fundamental questions: philosophy, art and audience are discussed in light of why, what, how and whom for we write.
Offering you to enjoy my creativity - free of charge. Giving a few lessons in modern art, addition and subtraction, philosophy and brain surgery.
Theophoric names - names that contain the word God or names of gods. Is referring to God by using theophoric names considered taking God's name in vain?
How to get over my insecurities? You don't know? Neither do I. Am I beautiful? Am I powerful? Does it matter? For whom or for what? Questions, questions, questions.
The major theme of the novel is the futility and senselessness of war. Remarque offers such a graphic portrayal of war horrors that it seems unfathomable why people still engage in such abominable activities. Why do...
Contrary to popular belief, Kim Il Sung was not merely a Soviet puppet, but a politician whose actions made a significant difference in the course of history. Kim Il Sung was at the heart of the North Korean attack on...
The mystery of Canada: have we embraced multiculturalism or do we exist in Canadian nothingness? Are we as friendly as we appear? What is identity? Do we really have an identity or is it a myth?
This is a humourous take on our desire to appear to be smarter than we really are. Harmless fun based on wordplay.
Sociological theoretical perspectives offer different ways of looking at social behaviour. None of these perspectives can fully explain the social phenomena, in this case religion.
Boys and girls develop differently, but our schools fail to recognize that fact. Boys deserve special attention and need a curriculum tending to their strengths, abilities and rate of development.
A story of how a simple purchase of a calendar led to a discovery of my poetic abilities. Never stop learning about yourself. Maybe you can write poetry, too. Now I know that I am Blue. And what colour are you?
I cannot imagine this world without discrimination and prejudice. Can you? These social ills are inherent in human nature.
The stars determine your tolerance level. But the proof is not even in the article, it is in the comments. Don't believe me? Check it out yourself.
I do hope you keep writing since I really "prefer" your deeper style of thought to so much of the superficial writing that is constantly in our face! (Chatkath)