Caffeinated Ramblings Blog


One Time Editions

Fingers pointed at the world, accusing it of indifference. But what of its plan for us? Everyone with a different answer. Everyone thinking they’re right. The world turning the other cheek to catch the...


Puzzle Pieces

The pieces we dare not share kept safe in locked rooms far from ever careless hands. Too many pieces broken or chipped already. A few lost over the years. The wear and tears of...


Tree Branches

Witness to our childish games,  it cannot be bought or bartered. A fragile gift unfairly divided. Ours to invest or spend on regret – Spent either way. Time does not discriminate or take sides....


Paper Lies

Standing here on this busy street,  I don’t know where the hell I’m going – Another fool played by love. How could I be so blind? My best friend messin’ up our bed. How...


My Gift to You

As I marvel at your creation, I’m reminded that miracles do exist. Each finger and toe a masterpiece.  My heart overflowing with unknown wonder. This life made whole by your presence – gifted to...


Through the Years

When I grow up, I’m gonna be a princess. I’m gonna buy a castle  and live happily ever after… Well, maybe not. But when I grow up, I’m gonna have lots of money. I’m...


Invisible Ghost

Wrapped in a thick heavy silence – Its weight pressing my skull. Words bound by blood searching for their final resting place. My body screaming in protest – trapped in these silent waters too...


On Being a Teacher-Part 1

Students Ask the Darnedest Things  As a high school teacher, my students will sometimes ask me about what it takes to be a teacher. I always say that you need to like teenagers. Obvious,...


April Showers

Old Man Winter stands his ground as Spring approaches. Each determined to prevail – Neither willing to back down. Off in the distance, Spring preparing for battle. Old grudges will come to bear –...


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