Ben's Test

Because Each New ' Silly Time Evil Stresses Thoughts Who you gonna call?  Well it ain't Ghost Busters!  

Scribbles & Bits 15: What in Samhain!

In weak, watery and waning light Amid the detritus of abundant summer Whispering winds speak auguries In gloaming approaching dark The threshold between life and death narrows Raise up the bastions Set out the distractions ...

Sorry I couldn't get past it!

Growing up with a Bacteriologist can be interesting!  As we grew and went to school we'd start learning about the world both great and small.  Dad would help and when we started learning about the unseen world around us he'd prepare petri dishes for...

Scribbles & Bits 14: The High Priests & Prophets

   In days of long ago when the gods spoke with men, the ones they conversed with were called by commoners high priests, prophets & seers.  Great pilgrimages were undertaken to seek out these intermediaries.  Their words and wisdom were reverently...

Handle with Care

Words wonderful Words They reach out and touch Even though you are not near! Yet oh they are fearful With one little word your choice build up and encourage or wound and tear down! Oh how marvelous this gift of the...

Scribbles & Bits 13: Oh my Brother

Oh my brother/sister we are two, words I have none, yet together we are! Let me weep as you weep, sorrow as you sorrow, and should it be my heart shall leap when to heights you rise. If it should be that our hearts feel not our own hurts,...

Within these Walls

Down through the years, I've stood and witnessed. To many I've been shelter, comfort and a stronghold. To some I've been a hiding place. To others who within have done what should not, it is not that you were unobserved, but that those who...

Avatar for the Season

Of all the things scary words combining into thought Frightens beyond all! So I say to one And I say, All denizens Here please Stay Scary!  

Life's Bathtub - Scribbles & Bits 12

  Nature daily sets before us encouragement and admonishment.  As in the tides they rise and fall will we or nill we leading to the understanding that time and tide wait for no man.  No matter our power, no matter our influence both will proceed...

Scribbles & Bits H'eleven

Don't eat skewered zombies in burrito wrappers! This causes screeching sounds similar to sliding down jello butt first. Testosterone injections are the only known cure for the diarrhea that results from the Undead Kabobs ...

What is new is - - (Scribbles & Bits 10)

Back when, a phrase most wistfully invoked by those who have lived for a good period of time.  Yet it seems that each generation looks back on rosy and selective memories when life seemed simpler and easier to comprehend.  These can be deceptive and...

Scribbles & Bits #9: Into the Unknown

The quiet solitude as one ventures forth on the journey of discovery.  The glow and warmth of home behind us as before us lies the dark of the unknown.  Yet cocooned in the car of our dreams we study the plans and dreams we have mapped out for our...

Equal Darkness

Approaching equality when light and dark doth balance and slide towards more dark than light! Yet circles round and round Each must wane or sleep If wane what hope of light's return? If sleep is it the sleep of rest or...

Small Amusements of a large vocabulary

I can attest to the fact that a varied vocabulary can be risible and create the illusion of acceptabilty to foul invective and pusillanimous maledictions.  There have been some truly foul utterances that have passed down through the ages. “thou...

Watch out!

Veracity Insists Given Information Lovingly Applied Never Commands Each Individual Surrender Freedom Requisite Eagle Eyed Determination Over Men's Security Paid Regularly ...

The number with a bad rap!

From the time when an auspicious dinner sat 13 people and one of the persons present betrayed the others and then committed suicide until today it has its own phobia triskaideckaphobia.  Yet there quietly, this number has contributed to the blessings...

Dread, Fear and Loathing

Oh woe, all around reports of animosity and wicked doings. With longing dreams of olden times where the noise of life that causes us worry was nothing more than the pounding of midnight rain falling on tin roofs.  Yet it has been said that people...

What we need now (OSW)

          It has been said and sung that "what the world needs now is love, sweet love".  Yes it is!  But how do we get there?           It would be great if there were a magic wand to wave over the world and voi la, it ain't going to happen.  We...

Oh No! The weekend is over!

With fear and trembling as Sunday is winding down outside the windows of my mind Lurk demons and feinds of those things Last week 'twas easy to ignore 'twas choice to procrastinate 'twas not what I wished to do! Yet...

Oldest game known to man!

You've played it I've played it and in the end Nobody, no not not one, has ever won! Adam, Eve and the Nachash played it and look where its lead! Truly it wasn't the "Devil made me do it"! It was choices And our...

Extra! Extra! Read all about it!

Date line: Clawhammer, Canada:  It was learned late yesterday evening of a dire situation developing in the remote region of Clawhammer, Canada.  Authorities have declared that due to the upcoming celestial occurance where the orbits in Kypur belt...

Lachrymose vision

Fear all ye as ye rejoice Shall herald  a sad passing denying a gift most surpassing For heavens are singing sad mournful voice In constraining In compelling Ye forfeit the gift The one that raises above all the angels ...

OMG!

They said jump! I said how high? A height was specified So I did but never again for what I saw then I never want to see again!

Icons & Idols

Where do you invest your happiness? What do you need for a sense of wellbeing? Where do you place your hopes for betterment? What objects of devotion evince your protection? Where do you look with unwaivering faith? What do you...