Category Prose

Gone to the next level

‘I have found this truth to be indeed, quality not quantity is the best sets us above all the rest. Another truth: Patience is a virtue.’
— Karishmananda


I am still southern up-north

“I am the sole author of the dictionary that defines me.”(Zadie Smith)

Concerning Travon…….

‘You know, when Trayvon Martin was first shot, I said that this could have been my son. Another way of saying that is Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago.’

– President Barack Obama

Love or Hate

Turning and turning in the widening gyre,
the falcon cannot hear the falconer,
things fall apart,the centre cannot hold,
mere anarchy is loosed upon the world. ~ Julio Daniel

Love in motion

I have to laugh at the inertia of consciousness,
Going back to nothing, Fast.
And I never went anywhere. ♥ jim atwell


“A lot of you cared, just not enough.” ― Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why

My house never sleeps

“The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it’s indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it’s indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it’s indifference.” ― Elie Wiesel

The apricot tree

You must intensify and render continuous by repeatedly presenting with suggestive ideas and mental pictures of the feast of good things, and the flowing fountain, which awaits the successful achievement or attainment of the desires. – Claude M. Bristol

A change is needed

“I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

The Well

David Trudel is an iconoclastic freethinker who enjoys a variety of literary forms for creative self-expression. He has also been known to comment on social and political issues of the day, from a politically non-aligned perspective. David lives in Victoria, Canada.