Author Archives: Ken Sayers

About Ken Sayers

I’m just a man on a journey somewhere between Heaven and Hell. I seek acceptance and meaning in life just like everyone else.

Calming the Demons

Depression is a very hard thing to deal with. Sometimes the thoughts become so overwhelming people resort to desperate means to end the misery. I suffer from depression and sometimes it can be severe. I don’t have the money or insurance to seek professional help. I don’t want be another Ginny pig for the glorified drug dealers to experiment on. Nor can I afford to stay in the hospital especially when doing so would probably cause me to lose my job anyway. After all, nobody wants a suicidal person working for them. Of course losing my job would probably just push me over the edge. Writing my thoughts down and sharing with others seems to help more than anything else that is available to me. Which is the reason for this poem. Continue reading

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The Booger

I know this poem is a little gross, but I’m around little ones all day, and they sort of inspired me to write this one. Continue reading

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My Morning Shower

Today I took a shower But it didn’t last too long I got the soap in my hair And it doesn’t seem fair Cause all the hot water is gone. So I rinsed myself off as fast as I could … Continue reading

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Early Memories of Music (Part 2)

I must have been about 11 years old when I was first exposed to the rock group Kiss, but I was a big fan even before I heard any of their music. It must have been the album cover of … Continue reading

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Early Memories of Music (Part 1)

Music has always conjured up early memories of my life. When anybody moves around as much as I have, it’s very difficult to remember the chronological order of events. A few years ago, I tried to make a list of … Continue reading

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The Christmas Flu

Today is finally Christmas But we’re not sure what to do The guys are just sitting around Cause the women have the flu. There’ll be no turkey dinner And no football on TV Nobody’s opening presents And it’s quiet as … Continue reading

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I Don’t Know Why?

Why do I feel so worthless? Why do I feel so sad? My problems are no worse than others, So why do I feel so bad? People are all around me Still I feel all alone. People try to include … Continue reading

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Kids & Songs

One of the greatest ways to bond with an infant or toddler is to sing to them. My wife and I just started has relief houseparents which means our job is to watch the kids for a week while the … Continue reading

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It Ain’t My Fault

It Ain’t My Fault by Brothers Osborne My wife and I just heard this song for the first time and instantly thought of it as the perfect theme song for our cottage at the children’s home where we work. But … Continue reading

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Measuring Character

   Cafe on the Corner by Sawyer Brown I was thumbing through some old CD’s the other day and came across one that I could really relate to. I hadn’t listened to a Sawyer Brown CD in years, but one … Continue reading

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