Book Review: Machiavelli’s Backyard – David Lohrey

A Must Read David Lohrey has written an outstanding collection that sinks its hooks into you from the first page and doesn’t let go until long after you’ve finished reading. Authentic, honest, and often uncomfortable, Machiavelli’s Backyard is equally as heartbreaking and hilarious as it is beautiful and brazen. David Lohrey is a remarkable writer … Continue reading Book Review: Machiavelli’s Backyard – David Lohrey

Fuck Fear – Jason Kynge

Fear. It conjures many images in our mind reading it. But I'm not talking about spiders or my irrational fear of opening a door; afraid someone will burst in at the same time and break my fingers. I mean those fears that come when we enter a relationship. See I had hit a wall awhile … Continue reading Fuck Fear – Jason Kynge

Over The Edge – Jason King

  Do you know you're dying.... literally at this moment as you sit there and read this....you are closer to death....tick tick tick....this is an idea.... a thought....that I am obsessed with....because my time here is temporary....one day....just a blink....I will be dust....nothing more than a memory....it used to terrify the fuck out of me....now … Continue reading Over The Edge – Jason King

Flirting With Danger – Jason King

Oh how I want to write something that will uplift the masses....offer encouragement....but I can't....that's not where I'm at....where I'm at is flirting with danger....I know this because I've been here before....many years ago....I didn't think I'd be back....but I am....dancing with nostalgia....flirting once again with old demons....my familiar friends....the ones that never leave me....only … Continue reading Flirting With Danger – Jason King

An Open Letter to My Past – Jay Long

It took me a little time but it finally has come. The gut punch that feels as if it came from the far reaches of the map hitting me squarely. Although our time was short, my love grew quicker than I’d like to admit. Quicker than yours. Deeper than yours. I finally stopped long enough … Continue reading An Open Letter to My Past – Jay Long

3am Thoughts – Matthew D. Eayre

There comes a time to say goodbye to who somebody is, and let go of who you wanted them to be. My grandmother told me this when I was too young to understand, but I have remembered. I was heartbroken (I thought) over a girl who meant everything to me (I thought) and I asked, … Continue reading 3am Thoughts – Matthew D. Eayre

Closed Doors & Open Hearts – Jason King

  People come into and out of our lives at exactly the right moment.....   This saying used to make my skin crawl and want to chew steel....no they don't....I would howl....it's all about choice I would say....now....I'm not sure I believe that....don't get me wrong I think effort is of the upmost importance....as well … Continue reading Closed Doors & Open Hearts – Jason King