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Harsh Reality


Life is work and work consists of actual work to pay the bills. I’ve been busy being an adult. Working hard and worry about the future. Life of a parent right? Placing writing on hold is something I’ve done many … Continue reading

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Ok let me explain


I never said I was gonna stop blogging. I just said I was shutting down HarsH ReaLiTy… So this is technically all legal! … -OM

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“You have your whole life ahead of you”


As I transition to a new job I keep being told this. Granted most of the people think I’m 25, when I’m turning 40 this month. A bane of my Korean heritage I suppose. But boy if I hear this … Continue reading

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Where does Poetry go…


Where does poetry go when it dies within my mind? It is quickly replaced with the pain from its loss. I do not mourn the coming of the sun, I only wish the failing night did not steal away my … Continue reading

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Black Belts, Eagle Scouts, and Ninjas


I equate a black belt to being in the same category as an eagle scout. I do not know Karate, yes… let’s just let the shock wear off for a second… … … all done? There is no martial arts … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Contemplation


I am the last person that should preach on self-doubt. I have enough of it to share with the world and then some. Perhaps that is why I should speak on self-doubt because of my own experiences with it. I … Continue reading

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A Struggle to feel Accepted


Sometimes it feels like life is an endless road of wanting to be accepted. After your family it begins when you comprehend the concept of friendship and with it the pain and harsh reality that not everyone has the same … Continue reading

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The Daily Opinion – Why do you Blog?


Why do you blog?

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When Anger Comes


You can tell when I am angry. I start talking to myself on Twitter and I keep posting even if no one reads it… Because when I am angry I could give a shit less about any of you. Actually … Continue reading

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The Jester


He hides his pain behind a permanent smile. Making other people laugh, while feeling no joy. A beautiful painting of conflicting emotion. Suspended in ultimate devotion. To the task of making other humans laugh. A slave, a servant, is there … Continue reading

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Winter’s Night


She holds my hand and we step into a moment of our own. Nothing else matters, you share everything regardless of what type of emotion is being ingested at that given time. I feel that way about my wife and … Continue reading

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Erindale Burning – Flash Fiction v2


Scar stared in the distance. The city of Erindale sat nestled peacefully against Redrock Mountain under the light of the moons Alta and Sinta above. Rage filled him for a second, so strong it caused his hands to shake. He … Continue reading

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Dinner!!!


Southern Pot Roast with a nice Merlot. Sounds good to me. I am cooking it in a crock pot for 7 hours. -OM

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Truth


“You are like a whirlwind. You are everywhere and then you are nowhere. “

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The Lost Journals: The Introduction – Pg. 1


While auctioning off a house in Memphis, Tennessee last year state officials found an old safe in an attic. Upon opening it they discovered seven very well preserved journals that had been handwritten and obviously cared for by the owner. These items were … Continue reading

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This Blog


I think it is fun to write these posts. I don’t get why everyone normally starts it with an awkward, and often written, “groan” before saying some introduction. This blog is going to be devoted to sharing my writing. I … Continue reading

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The Killing Field


The children run and play amongst the broken bones. Roses grow and butterflies fly above our fallen foes. We cannot escape as much as we turn from the past. Our feet shuffle and toes squish amongst the fallen ash. Tears … Continue reading

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A Nod to Poe


How sweet is the tender touch as I caress your every limb. Our lips meet and thoughts collide on each and every sin. Even as I take you into my warm embrace. I smother the image by destroying your very … Continue reading

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Born to Write


Sometimes I feel like I was born to write. Other days I feel like I was born to read literature written by better writers. It is that constant struggle for confidence that we writers undergo everyday in our craft that … Continue reading

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The Anonymous Writer


“Did you get those progress reports done?” “Sure did, but give me a bit to review them ok?” I say with a grin as I shuffle to my cubicle. People pass me without a word. I can almost hear their … Continue reading

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