Disciplined Silence

Practicing at life

Product Review: Smooth Viking Grooming products

I recently had the opportunity to use some really interesting products from Smooth Viking. I really hadn’t used a Beard Balm or conditioner before. With the advent of beard-mania sweeping … Continue reading

March24.15 · Leave a comment


 You can’t imagine the pain from knowing so many people, he said to me, as he rubbed his hair out of his eyes. That full, fragrant curl had cast ships … Continue reading

April13.14 · Leave a comment

Beer 7:00PM

You told me I was too good for you; But I don’t care– so I think about how good you feel on my bones and how my marrow wanes when … Continue reading

March22.14 · Leave a comment


Your kisses held onto my skin like frozen drops of rain I was hesitant to wash them off Let him see what he has done to me; I wanted the … Continue reading

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Autumn comes with her condescending disapproval of all the things we did when the heat made us crazy. She looks at our naked limbs lashes them with her breath as … Continue reading

September22.13 · Leave a comment

I’m a Native of Your Hands

“And I am with you now, finally I am with you now, finally I am with you now And I will always be You’re a native to this land You’re … Continue reading

August26.13 · Leave a comment

What I didn’t Say

  What I didn’t say was that I miss you. Simple, sure. But simple words are best for you aren’t they? You didn’t understand how people paint with the palette … Continue reading

August23.13 · Leave a comment