I am compelled to write. Write about I don’t know. Sometimes I’m convinced everything has been already said and all words have been spent. But then I think, ‘there is no reason for my own self-defecation. My sweet release is waiting for me to take letters into my own hands. I mold them into my sanctuary, my memories are safe from the Boogieman.’ (more…)
Jamel Shabazz, a photographer and historian in his own right.
The power of NO is never diminished and can bring joy to our daily lives. The more we grow into adulthood, the harder it is to say. This word can flow freely out of a babe’s mouth (Top 15 baby words #7), it makes you think how this might be a learnt behaviour not to say it. To accept anything, sometimes going against your own will, is what we do when we see how it effects others by the answer we make. I will say the word “NO” is an important word in more ways than one. (more…)
HAPPY NEW YEAR!! Let this year health, wealth and some much needed relaxation…
The lights are up
Rum poured in my cup
In the air, holiday song rings
You’ve done all you can do
Spent countless hours finding the perfect gift
But what would be perfect is all of you.
What is it about power that once within our grasp is so invigorating but in an instant can overwhelm us, swallowing us whole with one gulp. A vicious cycle that ends with destruction and heartache. We can envision in our minds the hero and heroine that breaks through to save the day but is there something much more evil and sinister at work? It’s invisible it seems until it’s face to face with us. We have lost it; once we grasped it, we will do anything to not let it go. (more…)
This barrier between you and me is something that flutters. It never stays still even when I hold on to it. It’s smooth, satin touch is comfort to my hands, I let it go and it dances in (more…)
An example of resilience of the spirit.