Posted on Jul 8, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011
Poem on forseen loss. I wrote this for my mother shortly before she died.
poem on loss, death, old age, sickness
Posted on Dec 7, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 2, 2011
A tale about my time working in a boiler repair shop.. and how I broke three different trucks.
trucks, damage, break, boiler repair shop, welding assistant, sweeping floors, job history
Posted on Jan 20, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011
A poem on nihilism by Shawn Olson.
unavoidable night, nihilism, family, life, poem, poetry
Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011
A review of musical group Chuck's Junk by Shawn Olson, originally in the Westside Messenger.
chucks junk, chuck's junk, music, junk food, chunk music, westside messeng
How an honor-roll student can lose heart and drop out
Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 26, 2011
An overview of Shawn Olson's experience at Westland High School.
westland high school, student teacher conflict, smart kid, honor roll, drop out, dropout