Author Archives: PhilRedbeard

About PhilRedbeard

I'm just a simple man, trying to make my way in the universe. I write about what interests me.

A Few Poems

In a bout of creativity, I wrote a few poems. I thought I would share them with the world. First of all, a tribute poem, in free verse, about the death of AOL Instant Messenger, a program I used for … Continue reading

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To Thank

Today is that day on which American’s stop, eat more food than they should, watch a damagingly physical game that bewilders the rest of the world, and give thanks for things they possess and events in their life. As traditions … Continue reading

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Untitled October

I’ve been more depressed lately. I don’t know why, except to say that depression ebbs and flows, like the ice tides on a long dead moon. Creeping first from one position, then settling in to a new orientation, pulled perhaps … Continue reading

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A Toy Story

Twenty-two years ago, Pixar released it’s first feature film, a delightful romp through childhood from the perspective of the toys children play with, and history was made. I was eight years old, but the characters and the animation delighted me. … Continue reading

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checkUp twenty17: August

Just so you know, August was a flustercluck. Here goes: Each month it is my task to accomplish:¬†#1: Writing, #2: Reading, #3: Building, #4: Art and #5: Activities. So, how did I do in August? #1. Writing. I wrote twice … Continue reading

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Star Wars: The Phantom Confession

“At last I will reveal myself to the internet. At last I shall have catharsis.” – Darth Me The Phantom Menace¬†premiered in theaters on May 19, 1999. I had just turned 12 two months before and I was ecstatic to … Continue reading

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On Weddings

My ma is attending a wedding this weekend for my cousin on her side, and at the end of the month, a paternal cousin is to be married. I will unfortunately miss both weddings, the latter making me most sad … Continue reading

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