The Irony of Implications.

If you aren’t a believer, you don’t have an imagination. That is one example of an implication, and I have listed others below. The idea of implying in life is one we can’t seem to avoid and I’ve noticed, the more that I write, the more implications arise. If you don’t like tomatoes, you mustContinue reading “The Irony of Implications.”

Existentialism in Stoic Quotes: Part 3

PRACTICE GRATITUDE “We humans are unhappy in large part because we are insatiable; after working hard to get what we want, we routinely lose interest in the object of our desire. Rather than feeling satisfied, we feel a bit bored, and in response to this boredom, we go on to form even grander desires.” WILLIAMContinue reading “Existentialism in Stoic Quotes: Part 3”

Existentialism in Stoic Quotes: Part 2

I decided to separate the list of quotes I’ve compiled into different posts because it brought a lot more to mind than I thought it would. I can only assume these posts get you thinking something as well… like it or not. Which is a perfect intro to the first quote of this post. LIKEContinue reading “Existentialism in Stoic Quotes: Part 2”

Existentialism in Stoic Quotes: Part 1

We are alive and living in the present moment, in this world. Despite the vast differences in consequence we face, we will always have the freedom to choose. Now.. when I say existentialism, I’m referring to the belief that we are all human and choose to act based on our own experiences. We always haveContinue reading “Existentialism in Stoic Quotes: Part 1”

2nd Person Perspective Practice (2PPP)

just listen… what do you hear? from this image alone, your mind makes up sounds, your ears being the victim. the clouds and sun suggest it’s daytime and the trees make you think birds are chirping around somewhere near. far away in the distance though are sirens, loud, pair that with a blaring monotone hornContinue reading “2nd Person Perspective Practice (2PPP)”

She Awaits… A Short Story

The following story is one of many (40) short stories I have written in for ‘Joy;’ a short story book. All of these 40 stories are related in various ways, use the same characters and incorporate other characters throughout the main characters(Marillo’s) life. To be completely honest, these stories are mostly based on true eventsContinue reading “She Awaits… A Short Story”

Living is a Choice. A Short Story.

He let out a sigh of relief when the punch clocked ringed him into freedom for the next two days he had off. Eighty-four year old Ray was finally done with the last shift of his work week at his local grocery store and decided to treat himself to his guilty pleasure, mint chocolate chipContinue reading “Living is a Choice. A Short Story.”

Credit Don’t Copy

I was hesitant to write about copyright because I’m aware not many people see my work. I do feel like that will change soon, but regardless if you are reading this post take it as a reminder, rather than a warning. From now on you will see this, COPYRIGHT © 2021 THE EXISTENTIALIST at theContinue reading “Credit Don’t Copy”

Kopfkino. A Short Story.

what is kopfkino? It was cold just months ago, but now the sun was closer and the heat radiating from thousands of miles away could be felt on my face. I missed this. All those times I spent in the cold were depressing and boring to say the least. Now, as I bathed in theContinue reading “Kopfkino. A Short Story.”