Category Archives: Unsorted Thoughts

I exist without humility

Stephen Crane said to the universe “sir, I exist” Anonymously, to shake a solitary fist To say that we, humanity, will persist To live and fight and struggle – and resist The flow of things Most could never be so … Continue reading

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Ordinary Blessing

glowing orange dawn imbues the dullest morning with benediction.   © Samuel Birrer and Serendipity, 2019.

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Molten to Solid

matter molten to solid a transition occurs slowness or swiftness might seem unimportant the start and the finish unchanged: molten to solid. what after all is the point in postponing the final stage of transformation? what does it avail to … Continue reading

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Crystalline

But “defects” do not damage the design:
Each merely adds its own imprint… Continue reading

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Why is humanity different?

I decided to try out a poll here, partly to see how it works, and partly because I’m very interested in your answers to this question! © Samuel Birrer and Serendipity, 2014.

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Change is in the Heart

He thought he knew himself, inside and out. He thought he knew what was wrong. He thought he knew the way to fix it. He looked in the mirror, found a different person each day. He looked for the reason … Continue reading

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Loneliness is…

Response to a writing prompt from http://www.languageisavirus.com/ Loneliness is the wind without a single tree through which to rustle. Loneliness is the rain without an inch of earth to patter upon. Loneliness is a beautiful, heartbreaking chord without an ear … Continue reading

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