June 1, 2016zaji0

There is nothing here. Only waves of memories folding over unrelenting experiences. I will no longer question my thoughts, but instead, carve question marks into […]

the mold in me

May 15, 2016zaji9

I’ve been away for the last two weeks. My vow to write daily has been broken by debilitating illness. You see, I was poisoned by […]


April 29, 2016zaji2

I am lost in thoughts that I do not own.

what a peach

April 28, 2016zaji0

Our peach tree is really coming along nicely. Each day the peaches get brighter and fuller. I’m excited and can’t wait until they fully mature so I can begin to eat them. Like this:Like Loading…

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a quiet world

April 28, 2016zaji0

I am halfheartedly searching for a road back to Earth. The other half of my heart seeks a quiet world.

word scientist

April 27, 2016zaji2

Writing Prompt: Whisper Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. Most of what I write is an experiment where I allow words […]

the lonely road

April 27, 2016zaji0

The poem below by Frost is the life I’ve always lived, the road less traveled. It keeps me sane, even as it sometimes leaves me […]

the potential for loneliness

April 25, 2016zaji0

Someone called me today, a loved one. She said she was lonely. But I am too far away to just show up on her doorstep and take her out so we can run the streets like school girls. I could hear it in her voice, the loneliness she tried to conceal behind laughter as she…

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the skies above us

April 23, 2016zaji2

Photograph by zaji This was the sky over my house yesterday. Such a beautiful sight. The sky is a constant reminder of my mortality. When […]

my first and last

April 22, 2016zaji1

Photographer Unknown It was the mid 80s. I was 18 years old. I was working at a local video store renting out videos for a Prince height Italian man whose accent betrayed his birthplace, which was clearly not Italy. He was a Bronx born Italian, who mixed Americanized Italian with yiddish insults. When I didn’t…

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dinnertime fruit tree

April 22, 2016zaji0

Photo Prompt: Dinnertime …This week, share an image inspired by dinnertime — whether you take a photo of food or simply shoot during the evening […]

iniquities of gods

April 21, 2016zaji0

I walk the dusty road of false time, seeking angels with broken wings. Only they know my sorrow and how unforgiving the gods can be. […]

park benches

April 19, 2016zaji0

Photograph by zaji, April 19, 2016 the park benches wait for children. lonely and longing for the weekend fraught with giggles and bruised knees, they […]