Am I a Sham?

My main personality traits are kind of like the three brothers from Darjeeling Limited. No, I don’t have split personality or the like, I just mean that my traits are all related yet are sometimes in passive aggressive conflict with one another. There is the part of me that is obviously damaged (like Owen Wilson’s…

Crispy

There is nothing better than the crisp, still air as you stare out over calm waters, the thin layer of fog dancing in the morning light. I grew up in a small town on the shores of the Winnipeg river and was raised to love the outdoors. We had many camping trips through my childhood…

No Idea

Really, I have no idea what I want to write about today. I do know that if I skip a day it will be even more difficult tomorrow. I am so desperate that I even turned to the Winnipeg Sun for inspiration! Not even tabloids are churning my creative juices today. I knew it would…

Lock Me In The Brig!

Something that I don’t advertise regularly is the fact that I sometimes see things that aren’t there. Gasp! Yes, it’s true and it can be rather terrifying at times. Imagine, if you will, sitting in you back yard, birds singing and sun shining. Now picture your grass at your feet; pretty stationary, right? Well imagine…

Roof

I made more today in 3 hours than I do in 9 hours at my day job. Kind of depressing, don’t you think? If i re-roofed 3 small garages a week (3 days) I would make more than I do in a full mind numbing week at my normal job. I am very thankful that…

Sun in an Empty Room

I wish everyday could be like this. Coffee, music, sun and writing. I am so content in these moments that seem to erase the shitty day job, the pain, the stress. I try to hold on as long as I can; until the kids start fighting or the dogs start barking and real life comes…

How are you?

Originally posted on Pooky's Poems:
Three words so often uttered, But very rarely meant: “How are you?” “How are you?” “How are you?” We ask But the answer Is breath miss-spent. Because nobody cares, Not really. Not unless the answer is “Fine.” Nobody wants to hear the words “I’m not okay, do you have…