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Daily Obstruction: A Case of Mistakes

6 Oct



A Case of Mistakes


Generosity embarrassed distresses the borrower.  Successful solace in parallel arcs is grateful, naïve, sophomoric, a rotten offering, wherefore the response emulates disparaging sentiments.  The sincerest aide is only visible forward.


Daily Obstruction: Dyslexic Dreams

8 Aug



Dyslexic Dreams



Where there is no trail,

But there is a dream,

Remember that the trial

Is the trail rearranged

Within your somnambulist-journey.

Daily Obstruction: The Sad State of the Written Word

17 Jul



The Sad State of the Written Word



The idea of an author, creator, inspired visionary is rapidly losing ground to data-driven documents published on demand.  These data-drivers aren’t even producing books, but e-books, which are not testaments in time, but rather, literally, movable type that may say something else tomorrow than they do today if the data so dictates.

Daily Obstruction: TLDR

22 Jun



Every two days, the human race produces the equivalent amount of information as it did from the dawn of writing until 2003.  Yet essays longer than 750 words are considered too long.  140 characters are becoming the standard size for all thoughts.  Soon, even aphorisms will be

Daily Obstruction: Pith and Pomp

11 Jun


Pith and Pomp


Pretty phrases are like a Christmas tree – an elaborately decorated symbol of life upon the boughs of death.  Aphorisms are like a gnarled tree upon a lonely mountain pass – difficult but beautiful in its own way, and remarkably alive.

Daily Obstruction: Write Words

1 Apr


Write Words

The right sequence of words is worth a thousand pictures.

Daily Obstruction: Words

18 Jan

typewriter love



Finding the right word is like looking for love – reach for it and it is always just out of reach.  Wait for it, and it will find you.