Autobiography · Writing


Seattle, WA 2015.

My dear readers,

I’m going through a very difficult time in my personal life right now and I’ve decided to take a break from blogging. I need some space to focus on myself, to figure out my true hopes, dreams, and ambitions. Know I sincerely appreciate all your love, support, and compassion. We’ll talk soon.




"Smashed Windows III" © James Butler, 2010. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.
Smashed Windows III” © James Butler, 2010. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.
Today you just want to break things.
Long-stemmed wine glasses hurled against walls.
Televisions thrown out windows.
Knuckles raked against brick walls,
pummeled against concrete.

We tell ourselves we can’t do such things.

Settle for scrubbing tubs.
Screaming into pillows.
Flailing around our living space
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