Caffeinated Ramblings Blog

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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...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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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