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May 29, 2017 – Dear Diary

At the age of 11, I begged my mom for a diary. I wanted to start saving my thoughts, poems, and ideas. My days in the closet had ended about a year before that, so I felt it would be […]

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May 24, 2017 – Introspection

“Carefully watch your thoughts, for they become your words. Manage and watch your words, for they will become your actions. Consider and judge your actions, for they have become your habits. Acknowledge and watch your habits, for they shall become […]

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May 19, 2017 – Allowing

It’s interesting to view life from my poet self. It’s a very different way of being than my everyday, here I am self. I’ve discovered over the years that my strongest writing comes about when I am in my deepest […]

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March 28, 2017 – Declared Poet

This is my newest tattoo. In all of the tattoos I have put on my body, I had not yet reached a point of committing to putting the word POET on my canvas. I purchases a typewriter last year that […]

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January 10, 2017 – Redefining Love

I really wanted to wait a while to post about LOVE. I’m not sure I’ve got it down yet. This strange concept of love, what it is, how it works, how to give and embrace it, has baffled me for […]

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January 7, 2017 – Trusting Words

Today’s understanding is how passionate I am about WORDS and why. From a very young age, I was able to articulate things that likely set the foundation for my father’s disdain for me. He never went past 8th grade and […]

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It’s like swiping a cloth across a grimy window and finally being able to see outside.

I’ve been going through some very intense transitions the past few months. That saying of, „when it rains it pours,“ has been quite apt for my current life track. There are so many factors that occur to throw a person […]

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A swollen tongue…

I have been writing poetry for a very long time… I have spilled my life onto the blank page in fits of sadness and rage… I have made confessions that stained virgin paper… I have willed ink to be my […]

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The irony of negative being positive…

I was looking up negative ions because I felt it was time to write a post about shedding negativity.  I find myself believing that we are the only warm blooded creatures that actually envelop ourselves in that particular human condition. […]

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