Kidnapping ImaginationKidnapping ImaginationImagination
who needs it? I always thought. I have plenty of ideas who needs more? I never thought Id loose what was chained to my brain.It all started when I was assigned to write a short story. I was slightly unnerved by it but I figured I would come up with something to write about. A week passed like a lightning bolt and I still had no thunder to make up for it. Everything was blank, my paper, my mind, my plot sequence and everything else involving that stupid story. I rummaged through everything to get inspiration. I read old notebooks, dictionaries, textbooks, anything I could get my hands on. I thought about it, spoke about it, obsessed over it and still not one stinking idea. I sighed, I had to break my pride and find my imagination, it was my last hope for an idea for the story.I closed my eyes and took a deep breath (after all, going into a mind you never use is a very difficult task) when I opened my eyes everything around me was a busy, c
Child of the VoidChild of the VoidOh child of the voidYour silent sobs never heardYour pride rippedYour dignity snatchedYour very soul buried under the claws of hate and sorrowOh child of the voidWith love so far goneAnd compassion a quiet fantasy in your locked mind forever askingWhy must it be you?Oh child of the voidYour tears mere silhouettes over lookedYour skin tornYour smile scorchedYour very eyes filled with pain and frightDearest dearest child of the voidWhy must it be you Oh dearest child of the void
Only in Albuquerque...Only in AlbuquerqueOnly in Albuquerque do you have to wear saftey goggles when your mowing the lawn so a thorn, rock, bit of tumbleweed, or even a small creature wont hit you in the eye.Only in Albuquerque do you have to look both ways before crossing the street not because of the cars but because of the stampead of tumbleweed.Only in Albuquerque do you have people who actually block the ENTIRE line of traffic with their car because they want to have a little chat with their buddy.Only in Albuquerque does your contractor while staring at his own work mumbles aloud "I wonder how a professional would do it..."Only in Albuquerque does "Stop" and "Go" mean the same thingOnly in Albuquerque do you get dropped off at school by a parent where apparently a pipe exploded causing school to be canceled. When you try to go to the office to call your parents so you can get a ride a police officer stops you, refuses to listen to your story, and sends you off with a simple "Go home kid"