Category Archives: Lance

Notes to Lance as he came out of his coma.

I can’t wait for Lance to do this

Charlie Davies went back and hugged all the people who helped save his life and made it possible for him to return to the soccer field:  Washington Post: Charlie Davies video

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Acrostic Poem

Whenever I see you,It’s Always a treat to see you forming asmile and Kicking your feet. Don’t worry aboutschedules, we have Enough time. Just know thatwe’re with you and keep Up the climb.                    … Continue reading

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Alexadrine Poetry

“Alexandrine Poetry Type is a line of poetry that has 12 syllables and derives from a medieval romance about Alexander the Great that was written in 12-syllable lines. An alexandrine is used to describe a line of poetic meter.” Most … Continue reading

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Next project: poems for Lance

Dear Lance, It’s been a good minute since I’ve written. I kind of explained why when I saw you at UK hospital a couple weeks ago, but sometimes I feel like the worst side effect of my drug regimen isn’t … Continue reading

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For Lance’s Birthday

Lance turns 25 years old on Thursday (3/10), which normally we would’ve celebrated by going to the Beer Trappe or a movie marathon (or an actual marathon, ew), but this year is a little different. Lance is back home in … Continue reading

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Epic dream with Lance.

Lance: You were in a dream of mine the other night. There was kind of a complicated plot. We were members of a team of eight or so aliens that were sent to Earth to help out. The longer we … Continue reading

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More Trash Talk for Lance

Also talkin’ trash: Carleton Scott Dearest of Lances, my stalwart friend,I’m taking my chances pursuing this end: Louisville is about to take on number seven Notre Dameand the Cards can expect a discouraging game.They won’t get a win, just the … Continue reading

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Talkin’ Trash to Lance

Lance,Another day, another rejection letter.You’d think I’d be sad, but I’ve never felt better.I’m listening to “Beautiful Day” by those Irish U2and I can’t help thinking of all we’ve been through.Right here in Lexington, I’m beginning to thrive,and you, despite … Continue reading

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List for Lance.

You know what I miss, Lance?  Other than just you in general, being a friend to call on? Other than your smile and laugh?  Other than knowing you’d be there to fall on? I miss the way you start conversations,  … Continue reading

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State of the Union recap for Lance

To Mr. Lance, who plays the saxaphoneI hope you greet this letter with a smile and a groan. I realize I didn’t tell you when writing yesterdayabout what president Obama had to say.I watched the State of the Union, though … Continue reading

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I hate Red Bull/A letter to Lance

Dear Lance, I hate Red Bull. I have severe ADHD, with impulsivity perhaps the most visible factor. I would speak out of turn all the time in class, occasionally with something relevant or even funny, but usually just because I … Continue reading

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Not the most cheerful letter…

My dear Lance, my handsome friend,All news is good of you on the  mend.I spoke this morning to Sean overseas,right before he retired to catch some z’s. My running’s been dragging, I have a flat arch.Maybe you’ll have pointers when … Continue reading

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Rhymed thoughts.

Another note to Lance: Gaah! I don’t know exactly how I did it,but the page just refreshed, and my previous work bit it. It was good, really eloquent, almost the next Shakespeare,It’s hard to just watch such Art disappear.But now … Continue reading

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A letter to Lance

Our friend Lance has moved into a great facility in Atlanta, GA called the Shepherd Center. I write him emails through the center’s website that his family is kind enough to read to him. It’s a bit odd, to write letters … Continue reading

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For Updates on Lance…

.. please visit Live the Lion blog. It’s updated almost daily by Lance’s sister Chelcee.

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Prayers for Lance

This holiday weekend, my friend Lance O’Cull was hit head-on while driving home from seeing his family.  He is currently in serious condition at the University of Kentucky hospital. This is Lance: Even Lance has no idea what he was … Continue reading

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