Milestones

Conception - Let's skip this part. Birth - Tiny vulnerable infant not aware of the big, big world. Childhood - Laughter, games and cheer with hits of sorrow that stain my mind. Teenage Rebellion - Hard work, broken hearts alongside musical notes and well kept secrets. College Years - Strong willed, eager, independent responsible adult-ish … Continue reading Milestones

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Impromptu Travel

Have you ever just decided last minute, hey I want to go some place? You weren't worried about how much it would cost or where you would sleep, you just needed to get away. That happened to me three days before Christmas last year. Where I work I get the last week of the year … Continue reading Impromptu Travel

Starting Over

Starting over has never been easy for anyone. Yet, here I am facing that wall again. I figured this time I would just write until I couldn't anymore. I'm not sure what this will yield but maybe it will lead to something better. Adulting is no small feat nor can anyone really prepare you for … Continue reading Starting Over

Weep

The day earth fell, it was gloomy. Those dreadful words I detested came true. News slipped between the mountain ridges. I wept like a willow tree, leaving water everywhere. Time to piece together, the man you were. In the days coming, I'm sure I'll write more but for now this poem will suffice. Friday night, … Continue reading Weep

Empower

There it is, that majestic photograph. A glimpse of time, forever captured between a frame. There it is, left untouched that handwritten speech. A glimpse of time, still relevant today inspiring millions. A photograph worthy of 1,000 words. A speech worth 50 years of enrichment. Featured Image. With Martin Luther King Jr. assassination vastly approach … Continue reading Empower

Room for Failure

Box by box, I pack up expectations. Move over new followers, improved writing, increased exposure. I need room. Room for failure. Einstein failed school, yet changed physics. E=mc2  Emily Dickenson was ignored, yet she wrote 1,800 poems. Beethoven stopped practicing, yet composed beloved symphonies. Move over expectations, failure is needing space.