My value is often assumed, denied or ignored. As a forever student and researcher I realize the problem is not me. It is how limited my understanding was. I needed to adjust my understanding of myself, this world, the types of people in it, and the history of the systems in place. … More Toxic Workplace Aftershocks: Recommendations
Liv could feel the the rush of heat expand inside, outward through her skin. She knew breathing didn’t help. Neither did reminding herself to breathe. It was a just mistake. She made it. But Liv’s body has this habit of defying her brain’s logic. … More What’s In A Name
Phone light dark trees
From light speckles with tyrant blows
Card fester felling lowly
As lovers lead to their own demise … More An Untitled Poem
I pass him in the lobby on my way to the store. His smile is a missile that both stops and jump-starts my heart. He says what’s up. I try not to cheese. I wait till I pass him, and flippantly ask over my should, “You gonna be here for a min?” “Yeah, imma be right here.” … More Time, Rain and Concrete
They lead to that small hut. Inside is the fire blazing, the black round pot being stirred. Quiet child soundless as her braid tied tightly relying on her back. Plain dress and Brown shoes all hush. The fire crackles for life. … More Bear Creek
People tend to believe the heart to be irrational due to its focus on feelings, the gut and variables unseen, but I believe it is a muscle like anything else that needs to be exercised. … More Trust Your Magnetic Needle
We’re not meant to fit in … More Musical Philosophies – Outstanding
Your future … More Musical Philosophies – Good
The scene was set and laid to be.
The cold she bore by the frozen tree.
Its roots embedded she found no cause.
Her soul was trapped with no remorse.
The chill descended wrapped in honor,
as ice cycles dripped from nature fathered. … More Me Preocupa De
Tears streamed down her cheeks. He began to blow scents of jasmine, cooing at it. Suddenly it opened itself to her. It peeled and grabbed her locks, it’s rinds, and swallowed her. She was a seed. … More Fruit Stand Wonderland