Pensive Ponderings

Reflections on things that matter.

The Wrong Word for “Idiot”

I heard a word the other day. I said it to a friend. My friend took a liking to it, And said the word again. I think the word is … Continue reading

April 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Idealist and Carnival Fish

Today I am feeling inspired. In fact, today apathy is fired. Today I can see where I want to be, And I’ll do anything that’s required. But today never lasts … Continue reading

April 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Worst of Sinners

1 Timothy 1:15 “This is a trustworthy saying, and everyone should accept it: “Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners”–and I am the worst of them all.” The … Continue reading

April 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Character (poem) (NaPoWriMo #3)

I wrote and performed this for our school’s National Honor Society induction ceremony. Character: noun- the mental or moral qualities distinctive to an individual, and when that person’s gone, evidence … Continue reading

April 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Discouraged (NaPoWriMo #2)

I’ve only just begun to tread water. To hope, and hope for the best. Now, I feel like there is an anchor tied to the center of my chest and … Continue reading

April 6, 2017 · Leave a comment