Pressured Perfection

Pressure bursts pipes and makes diamonds, but perfection and its pursuit makes me. Average is weak. Mediocrity is contagious. Good is for settlers, yet perfection is unattainable. If I’m not envied aspired to be, modeled after, who am I? My character, purpose, virtues, and very breath craves it. All because pressure bursts pipes, makes diamonds …

Illusions of Bliss

By Jamari Jordan   These false positives continue to persist, or at the very least become a recurring theme. The story of my life has yet to be written, yet I feel like I know the ending.   Seasonal characters trivial conflicts an unfulfilling climax with no resolution.   Fixated on the temporary while ignoring …

Sometimes I Wonder

By Jamari Jordan Sometimes I wonder if I’m capable of love, or at the very least the ability to be content. The dream of happiness sailed away many moons ago. Left in the harbor are even more distant memories and hopes. Sometimes I wonder, what it means to feel, to deafen the silence and to …