the call of the past


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Depressed Emotion Nostalgia

The Call of the Past

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March 26, 2020
I haven’t really been feeling this last week. I’ve been trying to identify what is possibly disrupting the positive momentum that I had been gathering. While I’m still not ready to quit or revert back into former versions of myself, I do feel sabotaged and frustrated with the way that I’ve been feeling.
a haunting return home and the passage of time


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Nostalgia The Flow of Time

A Haunting Return Home

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March 5, 2020
Returning to my hometown after nearly two years on the west coast has left me feeling haunted by a strong absence of all I knew.
a dream where you had never left


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Heartbreak Longing Relationships Romance

A Dream Where You Had Never Left

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January 30, 2020
I vividly dreamt of you last night. Upon awakening, the memory and feeling—right down to the sensation of your touch, was still stimulating my every being.
losing what you love


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Gratitude Life Relationships

Regrowth After Losing That Which You Loved Most

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December 30, 2019
While I may never have willingly chosen to endure all that I have in these past few years, there is a shining truth and realization I cannot deny, but rather, choose to embrace.
climbing out of the hole - personal writing


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Life

The Climb

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January 22, 2019
Two weeks of climbing out of the hole. Just when I could feel the warmth of light on my face, I lost my footing and tumbled downward.
solders preparing for battle - journal writing


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Depressed Emotion

The Battle Within

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January 5, 2019
It's been raining for months. I see it when I look out my window. I see it when I close my eyes and look inside myself. Is the light gone forever?
avril lavigne I'm with you cover song by brandon krogel - new alternative music


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Cover Songs Music

Avril Lavigne – I’m With You Cover

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December 15, 2018
It might be almost two decades late, but here's my cover song of I'm With You by Avril Lavigne.
beautiful sunrise - brandon krogel writing


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Now or Never Optimism is nice The Winds of Change

The Sun is Rising

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November 11, 2018

Adjusting to this sense of calm and peacefulness despite observing the unpredictable storm around me, has been interesting. It’s as if my sense of trust and surrender in the Universe is coming more naturally and without effort. Despite all of the things I see around me that would seek…

silhouette of boy watching the sunset - brandon krogel's journal


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Now or Never Optimism is nice Strange feelings overtake me

The End of an Era

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September 24, 2018

The hands of the clock seem to pick up speed as the countdown to the end of what has been and the beginning of something new, approaches. The day has almost arrived. I had known it would come but now that it is nearly upon me, it seems as…


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Optimism is nice Strange feelings overtake me

The New Shape of Reality

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March 30, 2018

My dreams lately have been a hurricane of bizarre, scrambled formations of thought, feeling and concepts that my mind and soul desperately seem to be trying to piece-together and reconcile. The result is thought and feeling from the distant past, merging with my current reality while borrowing elements of a…