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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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Daily


When you say you work in IT most people assume you work on computers. Some think you literally make the computers, while others might assume you write code since you’re Korean. It’s kind of similar to when I say I … Continue reading

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Daily


Sometimes all you need in common is the fact that you were unwanted. The backstory is just the meat. -OM 44.1

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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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Teardrop


I wipe emotion from my eyes. And watch it dry inside. A teardrop never lies. As it slowly melts and dies. There’s a tremble in disguise. And slowly I surmise. That love never really sighs. It just blossoms in the … Continue reading

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Midnight Tears


Midnight tears trickle down a cheek of discontent. They fall like rubies to the ground, colored by different shades of intoxication. Misplaced treasures gather at my feet, forgotten emotions that are only missed when the inevitable waves of time washes … 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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Silent Night


Silent night… come still this voice. Let my cares burn before me in a flare of emotion so bright it causes their eyes to turn away. And as the night creeps in I will steal away, to seek the end … 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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I forgot the photo


I forgot to add the photo image for the last post. Here is my reference image showing my bell curb for HarsH ReaLiTy. You can note the start of the website in January of 2013 and the progression to this … Continue reading

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My Writing “Process”


Everyone else is writing “how to” articles so I decided I would write one as well. This is my “how to” process on writing blogs. Hopefully you find some helpful information here. I begin by putting on a plastic crown … Continue reading

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The Sociopath


Journal Entry 48 TS: 11:21:13 … and I will never change. I see the world through tint. The different colors of my shades present the many facets of my personality. What mood am I in today? The doorman calls me … Continue reading

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Midnight Poet


The words look different under the light of the moon. Perhaps it is the lack of light that prevents the pages from shining haunting images of inadequacy. It matters not that the same scene is now portrayed by glowing screens … Continue reading

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Midnight Rain


Raindrops falling from above, give their souls up with a splash upon my windowpane. Selling their lives for my visual appetite, how selfish am I? And still the angels weep for joy and sorrow and cause the sparkling showers that come … Continue reading

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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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Walking Reflections


Walking reflections they share my past. Like simultaneous televisions, they portray the steps that lead to the next one yet to be taken. I cut the blindfold from my face with the dagger of despair and accept what I may … 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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Nameless but Important


I believe you are as important as you want to be. When I come to work I don’t get handshakes and head nods from the people that work during the day. All they see is a shadow, a nameless, hoody … Continue reading

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What a Disappointment You were


What a disappointment you were. I got dressed and drove in the middle of the night for you. You lured me in with your false promises of succulent satisfaction. Whisper not in my ear anymore of delicious aromas that we … Continue reading

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The Photo


It was at the bottom of the box. And yet it felt as if it was placed there, not left. A hidden memory, waiting to become a new memory. It is a treasure more valuable than gold. It is faded, … Continue reading

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Morning Dew


Morning light sparkles, diamonds in the rough be found. Morning dew trembles on unremarkable mound. A worker sits, his night shift done. Now it is off to the morning fun. But first he sits and drinks his morning dew. Letting his … Continue reading

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Clearly I See


Crisp, the morning air almost hurts for me to breath. I blow fog with each breath I take. It is cold, cold and wet; I feel the damp grass slowly soaking my wool jacket. Above a bird of some type … Continue reading

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