Daily Card Pull – 4 of Cups – ‘Tea Apathy’

It's been a day. A very, very chaotic day - neither good nor bad, just.. busy. Today's card of the day was the 4 of Cups, a card warning against apathy, disconnectedness, and contemplating too much on things - an accurate warning for me today.   'Tea Apathy' Busted knuckles match the pink and red… Continue reading Daily Card Pull – 4 of Cups – ‘Tea Apathy’

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Word of the Day – Splenetic – ‘Tuck Me In’

Classes have started back up so work is a little crazy. We got an unexpected 1,300 students for dinner alone these last three days and lets just say the cafeteria's stock of food is running a bit low. Today's Word of the Day is Splenetic, as in something marked by a bad temper, malevolence, or… Continue reading Word of the Day – Splenetic – ‘Tuck Me In’

Word of the Day – Schadenfreude – ‘Bad House-Mate’

Today's word of the day is schadenfreude, a German word that's slowly being adopted into English. A schadenfreude is a person who enjoys the troubles others face. It's like malicious joy. Schaden is the German word for harm or damage, and freude the word for pleasure.   'Bad House-Mate' It wasn't that you refused to… Continue reading Word of the Day – Schadenfreude – ‘Bad House-Mate’

Word of the Day – Crucible – ‘Slam Your Door’

Today's word of the day is crucible, or a sever test. I had a little trouble naming this one, I considered naming it 'Test of Time and Love' but it didn't feel quite right... I might write a poem with that title, but I feel like it would be a little lighter or maybe upbeat.… Continue reading Word of the Day – Crucible – ‘Slam Your Door’

Word of the Day – Edacious – “Feed Us”

Back on track! Today's word of the day is edacious, an adjective meaning to have a huge appetite, or being excessively eager. "Feed Us" I am called ravenous, Lazy, but utterly ravenous. Nothing fills me, I am deep Without depth, simple little pleasures Become simple little snacks, meaninglessness Fills me briefly before I must feed… Continue reading Word of the Day – Edacious – “Feed Us”

Shadow of May – Day Twenty-Nine – ‘A Short Story, by Me’

Today's Shadow of May - and it's not late! Surprise! The question asked was: How can I learn from my mistakes? 'A Short Story, by Me' It’s beautiful outside, I’m sure, But even knowing this I want to deny My existence towards the world in a childish, Petty anger. I’m angry – yes, of course,… Continue reading Shadow of May – Day Twenty-Nine – ‘A Short Story, by Me’

Shadow of May – Day Twenty-Three – ‘Slowly, Tenderly’

Have I ever mentioned how hard it is for me to name things? Like, I'm terrible at it most days, but today I just couldn't decide.. But I guess this will work. Today's Shadow of May asked: What is my hatred to my energy levels?   'Slowly, Tenderly' I have learned, ever so slowly To… Continue reading Shadow of May – Day Twenty-Three – ‘Slowly, Tenderly’

Shadow of May – Day Twenty – ‘All My Worthless Anger’

Look at this! Not late! Crazy right? I don't know how it happened but I got it out on time - impressive since I worked all day today and didn't get home until 10pm! Today's Shadow of May question asked: What provokes me to anger? Why?. A very loaded question - I try not to… Continue reading Shadow of May – Day Twenty – ‘All My Worthless Anger’