I had 1 month & 9 days left when I admitted to myself, “I might not make it.” I was no longer exhausted but sleep deprived, so much so that I had broken out in stress bumps, enlarged pores on what used to be a smooth face, & for the first time in my life... Continue Reading →
There was a shift in the atmosphere 5 o’clock rush hour met end of the world destruction Cars layered each other like downed dominoes Bitterness blew through the air I could hear the screams grow louder as the impetus of impending anarchy settled in. Fates were set The odds were never in our favor It... Continue Reading →
In honor of National Poetry Month I feel obligated to speak on the subject. I've always struggled to find my voice. In my childhood it managed to get mangled, battered and then lost amongst a sea of other children's. Since then I've always been the loud shy girl/woman, a walking oxymoron. I love people, I... Continue Reading →
How do you beat anxiety? How do you come up against one of the sneakiest of offenders and sliest of attackers? How do you overcome the tingling shake that permeates through each nerve in your body, overwhelming you from head to toe? How to do you move forward with whatever the heck it is that you were doing?... Continue Reading →
Division in America is growing at an all new high- from race against race, neighbor against neighbor, tax man against hard-working citizen; police officer against civilian. We need to call a truce, but first you need to get to know me better.
My entire existence, from age elementary school to sweet 19, I thought that life was going to be OK for me. Why? Because I never considered where my life was going. I never made plans, & I never had the inclination to. Life was a breeze, & I eased through each day as smoothly as the wind... Continue Reading →