Heartless Hero

[Inspired by the love I left behind in September of 2004, four days into my first deployment to Iraq as an Active Duty U.S. Marine] As far as I've come to this far off land From the world of concrete jungles to this world of sun and sand In preparation of this mission my mind … Continue reading Heartless Hero

Dream Girl

Poems have been written, wars have been waged, songs have been sung, and coups have been staged…all inspired by the passionate love for a woman.  It’s hard for me to imagine living in a world in which the only way to communicate with the person I love is face to face or through a hand written … Continue reading Dream Girl

A Daydream of Her

The woman I dream of is the cornerstone of the foundation of life as I will live it. As far as I am aware, a woman being the cornerstone was never up to me. It wasn't a choice I consciously made. It's a reality that I merely became aware of years ago. I have craved … Continue reading A Daydream of Her

Undisciplined Passion

Undisciplined passion is destructive to any campaign that is aimed at influencing others to adopt the perspective that you promote. Undisciplined passion inspires haste, righteousness, arrogance, and presumptive action. Regardless of how honorable or noble your ideas and intentions may be, these negative qualities are all that an audience perceives and these negative qualities automatically … Continue reading Undisciplined Passion