The metaphorical heart is more convoluted than the mind, more of a mystery than dark matter, more paradoxical than time travel, and more frustrating than trying to be good to a really messed-up person. It’s unfortunate (pardon the understatement) that some of us feel genuine love for someone, while these particular personalities aren’t yet (or ever) capable … Continue reading Closure is Only a Realization Away — (2018 NaNoWriMo excerpt)
[Note: The use of the term ‘Bad Guy’ in this piece does not indicate gender. It is used in a neutral sense.] Nearly all breakups involve both parties making mistakes, whether actively or passively. This is not to say those mistakes are of the 50/50 sort. Most are close enough, however, that once any ill … Continue reading Relationship Villains — ‘Bad Guys’ in Denial
I’m not a violent person. I’m not an angry person. I was a person in love. I wrote this a while back as a bit of catharsis and then quickly relegated it to permadraft status. I thought it made me sound like a madman. I came upon it a few days ago and my opinion … Continue reading Ex Marks the Spot
A few suggestions on how to stop messing everything up If you cut a flower and stick it in a vase with some water it’ll last longer than just leaving it sitting there to die. It’s still going to die, but you get a short illusion that it’ll stick around. Either way you end up throwing out … Continue reading Sex and Self-Sabotage
What about me? Don’t I get a say? Déjà vu, motherfucker... That’s what you get when you don’t play the game your heart gets nothing she douses your flame your list keeps growing you add another name to a thousand reasons why it’s always the same… But, eventually I see the common denominator is me. … Continue reading The Miseducation of Heath Houston
You’re so aloof. You only eat pieces of the truth. Chasing modern affectations with sterile definitions when it suits your purpose — you know what I meant! That’s convenient when I don’t. It’s all stunted growth, and emotional periscopes. The way your lies sound when you’ve gone to ground — a smiling selfie mask an hour later, … Continue reading Cold-Blooded Twitch
It turns out if you shit on a good man long enough for being a good man, most of those good men, after putting up a valiant fight, will eventually be destroyed or converted into assholes of some degree. You might think the solution is for these good men to stop going after bad women. … Continue reading Dear Women, wondering what happened to all the good guys?