Wednesday, June 01, 2011
Some of you may or may not have noticed that I've put up pictures of little creepy critters with equally disturbing captions - they're called Goblins. First I'd like to point out that these are not my creations but the work of all of us as Sean Hexed, creator of A Gross of Goblins, would likely point out.
Goblins are the embodiment, or perhaps the manifestation, of the things that haunt and irk us; some people refer to them as devils some refer to them as gremlins. For this particular feature I have decided to highlight the beasties I've personally encountered and have tried desperately to escape from in the hopes that you may perhaps be able to identify the ones that visit you.
There isn't a moment to hesitate, to be coy or shy about the matter, goblins are in essence a very serious matter that must be dealt with. Left to their own devices even a single little critter can wreak havoc with your life. Unchecked for years we've felt the kind of grip these tiny vermin can take on us and impact our chances at success and happiness.
Are you having a sudden craving for decadent chocolate cake right now? Turn on the lights! Are you feeling a sudden onset of malaise? Quick, turn around! Is there a hopeless feeling developing in your gut that no matter how hard you try you'll never succeed? No time to lose; run away as fast as you can!
These little buggers are everywhere, they follow us where ever we go, find up in our best hiding places, sniff us out better then a bloodhound; but we can fight them, we can beat them if we recognize them and formulate a plan, set goal and little by little make progress; for nothing delights the goblins more than our failures, but work towards our dreams and we can starve them.
Ignore me if you will - but there is nothing worse than the consequences.