Shiny Objects

Rambling ruminations



The Edge of Uncertainty

The Edge of Uncertainty   The man stood, relaxed, at the edge of uncertainty. The black water below him seethed against the sharp rocks, hungry. It was almost 300 meters from that black water, up the side of the volcanic... Continue Reading →


Has this combination Of letters and syllables Been written down before? These thoughts in my brain, These feelings I feel, Has anyone ever had them before? I want to be new I want to make progress Don't tell me I'm... Continue Reading →

Back to the Grass Less Green

When we set out, it was sunny. Though low in the sky, sunbeams peeked behind the clouds and everything felt pastoral.   Through the thicket we went, sun at our backs, filling our souls like sails Over the bouncing bridge,... Continue Reading →

Another Life Update

Hey guys, I recently figured out my plans for this summer, and it's gonna be a wild ride, so I thought you might be interested in knowing too! I just graduated from college yesterday! Next week I have a week-long... Continue Reading →

A Stream of Consciousness

It's been a few days since I published anything, and I apologize for the delay! It's been a crazy couple of days with my family in town for graduation. I have a bit of time now, so I thought I'd... Continue Reading →

I’m Done

Click send on that last essay of college - Ever. Feet run out of boardwalk, I'm flying through the air, How far will I get before I hit the water Or the rocks If the tide is out. God I... Continue Reading →

Life Update

Hey guys! There's a lot going on in my life right now, so I thought I'd share with you! First, and probably biggest, I will be graduating from college on Saturday with a degree in Microbiology, which is a lot... Continue Reading →

Who is Happening?

Your eyes open, blink once, twice, as they adjust to the light. The ceiling comes into focus and your body is bending, upwards, away from the warmth. Bare feet on rough carpet, rough hand on cold doorknob, you walk to... Continue Reading →

Human Reality

Just my latest existential crisis, no big deal. Human Reality Reality is a pretty fucked up thing. Everybody has their own version of it; Seven billion insignificant realities running around, Ruining each other.   Or is there only one Reality,... Continue Reading →

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