Tag: hell

  • Poetry: Raising the Devil

    Her last three footsteps raised the devil. At the sight of her, hell surrendered – besieged by the spirits of plunder and confiscation. (Another blackout poem inspired by A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens)

  • For the Love of Anubis

    I took the above picture at the Indianapolis Children’s Museum we visited a couple weeks ago. Anubis has always been one of my favorite mythological Gods. Him and Bastet are definitely my favorite Egyptian gods/goddesses, although Thoth is up there on my list as well. In case you are unfamiliar with Anubis, he is the […]

  • I Hate Kidney Stones

    Last night I spent a horrible evening passing a kidney stone. I don’t know if you have ever experienced that particular level of hell, but it is miserable. I did finally pass it late last night and immediately felt the relief, even though I am still sore and uncomfortable from the whole process. This is […]

  • What I Believe, Do Not Believe, and Am Unsure About

    Like many others with Aspergers and OCD traits, I enjoy making lists and organizing my thoughts in a linear fashion on paper. While flipping through an old notebook, I found the following lists of “What I Believe”, “What I Do Not Believe”, and “What I Am Unsure Of”, and thought I would share it just […]

  • I’m Not An Atheist

    Many people jump to the conclusion that I am an atheist because I am not religious anymore and can be very critical of organized religion. However, I am not an atheist. I do often listen to atheist podcasts and read atheist books, but I also sometimes listen to and read material from spiritual or religious […]

  • Belief in Hell Dies Hard

    Belief in Hell Dies Hard

    Recently I read an excellent poetry book entitled “Shit House Rat“, written by Daniel Crocker (a fellow bipolar writer). The poetry in this collection is brutally honest, gritty, and humorous, and even engages some of our favorite characters from Sesame Street in a way that is unique and really outlines the harsh reality of adult […]