the egg, by Andy Weir

You were on your way home when you died. It was a car accident. Nothing particularly remarkable, but fatal nonetheless. You left behind a wife and two children. It was a painless death. The EMTs tried their best to save you, but to no avail. Your body was so utterly shattered you were better off,…

ode to Sinead and Jake

When you told me you were getting married, I smiled in disbelief… after all these years?! I’m sure that even your parents felt some relief. You two aren’t a typical whirlwind romance, But rather, slow burners – giving your love a real chance. I didn’t imagine either of you as the “fairytale wedding” types But…

family, life, and everything after

Love is a funny thing; It lightens your soul and brings you firmly back to ground. It lifts your spirits, And makes you want more… It fills your heart, your essence, your being And in the next instant it can turn so ugly, So poor… An afterthought, as communication breaks down And once accepted contentment…

We are one

There is a lot going on in the world right now – especially the bad and the ugly… but there are also beautiful moments too. This video by TV2 Denmark truly reinforces the message that we are not alone, that despite our backgrounds, or what we do for a living now, we connect on so…

Sublime

A look in the mirror confirmed the suspicion What needed to be done would be Without circumspection Eight years was a long time To wipe away But they were mine and I walked the line Walked away Man, it was sublime   Written content is © All rights are reserved. September 2011.

Bed’s warmth calls again

  The sun was rising, a haze filling the skyline ahead The frost kissing the grass, leaving it’s gentle sparkle The low cloud hugging the hilltops as we drove along Eurythmics serenaded us as our dreams slipped further away While work drew closer with every second Exciting but dismal as our days stretched before us…

Burn again?

Whispers in my head A glance to my left I see you there Sleep blanketing you Purrs heard in contentment Streams of light Flicker through the blinds Small birds sing their peace With their world And I lie here wondering Which way to turn What to do next If I’ll burn Again Written content is…

Until

Until I find you I will be dating the ocean and its breeze Until you find me flirt with every cycle of the moon as you breathe Until I am ready for you I will be kissing the sun good morning and good evening Until you are ready for me make love to the seven…

Appreciation

Appreciation Never ignore a person who loves and cares for you, because one day you may realise you’ve lost the moon while counting the stars. Take a look at @UnusualFactPage’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/UnusualFactPage