THE STORY OF THE MAN WHO HAD A QUARTER LIFE CRISIS AND PROCEEDED TO TOSS AWAY ALL THE SHIT IN HIS LIFE AND LIVE SIMPLY WITHOUT ANY ULTERIOR MOTIVES OF LOOKING COOL OR ELSE PRETENDING TO BE ENLIGHTENED BUT INSTEAD JUST MADE PEACE WITH THOSE HE WRONGED AND WHO WRONGED HIM AND CAME TO THE REALIZATION THAT WE’RE ALL JUST INDIVIDUAL TENDRILS OF AN ALL-ENCOMPASSING CONSCIOUSNESS AND THAT ALL EXPERIENCE IS GOOD EXPERIENCE IN THE LONG RUN, THAT THERE’S COMFORT TO BE TAKEN IN THE FACT THAT ALL SUFFERING IS TEMPORARY AND AS NOTHING AFTER WE SHUFFLE OFF THIS MORTAL COIL, THAT OUR PERCEPTION OF TIME AND SPACE IS AN ILLUSION AND THAT WE’RE ALL SENTIENT FORMS OF ENERGY CAPABLE OF PEEKING BEHIND THE CURTAIN OF REALITY, ALL OF US JOINED TOGETHER IN ONE BODY, AS CELLS IN A GIANT BRAIN, THAT ALL THAT HAPPENS IN A MICROCOSMIC WAY HAPPENS JUST THE SAME IN A MACROCOSMIC ONE, THAT MONEY AND POSSESSIONS AND PURSUIT OF POWER ARE LESS THAN MEANINGLESS AND THAT IT’S OUR DUTY TO SIMPLY LOVE AND CARE FOR ONE ANOTHER WHILE WE’RE WITHIN THIS FLESHY HUMAN CASING, THAT THIS IS NOT ONLY NOT A NAIVE PURSUIT BUT IS THE ONLY WAY TO TRUE HAPPINESS

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THE INTERVIEW

Sam Jackson stood patiently in the clinically oppressive elevator, his livelihood about to be decided by what someone else thought of his life experience boiled down to a sheet of paper. He wondered how long it would take to be brought up. It. The elephant in the room. His name. Sam practiced his laugh in the mirror, hoping beyond hope that his disdain wouldn’t come … Continue reading THE INTERVIEW

GONE FISHIN’

Carson Fisher sat at the edge of the rickety, grimy vessel, fishing pole hanging loosely in one hand as he wiped a tear with the other. There were exactly two thoughts fighting for supremacy in Carson’s brain at that precise moment. They were: A. The hope that his soon-to-be father-in-law wouldn’t notice the result of his being literally bored to tears, and: B. The tragic … Continue reading GONE FISHIN’

THE PERFECT SOCIETY OF TOMORROW OR: HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND LOVE THE HERD OF JESI

Marvin Newbury had been fucking around in an empty field when he found it, absent from the last class of the last semester of his high school career. He didn’t know exactly why he skipped out, or why he chose the old barren field on the outskirts of town as his destination, but he didn’t really care. He didn’t think he could stomach another second … Continue reading THE PERFECT SOCIETY OF TOMORROW OR: HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND LOVE THE HERD OF JESI