LET ME REST I’m tired of being Number 2 Second fiddle to all you say and do To everything else important to you I’m 10 secs away from being through You say… “Ain’t nobody else like you… Can’t you see?” Your chest swole with … Continue Reading LET ME REST
YOU WERE NEVER MEANT TO LIVE ON THE BRIDGE | Blogging Univ. Writing 101 Day 19 – MY LATEST #BLOG SO darn grateful for a free writing assignment today! I get to write whatever comes to mind, say what I want, say what … Continue Reading YOU WERE NEVER MEANT TO LIVE ON THE BRIDGE | Blogging Univ. Writing 101 Day 19 – MY LATEST #BLOG
This assignment was difficult because it’s a question I’ve always found oddly intrusive. Though I would’ve preferred to repost my true story Afraid To Live, Too Scared To Die I’d be forfeiting an opportunity to birth a new piece, in … Continue Reading ALREADY GONE | Blogging Univ. Writing 101. Day 17
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It didn’t work out the first time. Well, we had no business trying to work it out the first time since he wasn’t working it out by himself when I found him. Ya dig? One year later and working it out by … Continue Reading WHEN CAN RECONNECTING GO HORRIBLY WRONG? | Blogging Univ. Writing 101. Day 16
Your Voice Will Find You Having just shared yesterday from the deepest places of my heart in THE DAY I FOUND MY VOICE, I was determined to keep my Day 15 Assignment very simple. So glad you’re here… My Voice It’s not … Continue Reading Your Voice Will Find You Blogging Univ. Writing 101 Day 15
Dear Isaac Blogging Univ. Writing 101, Day 14 Assignment Book: Illustrated Manners and Customs of the Bible Page: 29 Word: Isaac “In Hebrew the meaning of the name Isaac is: He laughs. Laughter. The only son born to Abraham and his wife Sarah … Continue Reading DEAR ISAAC or Should I Say…HELLO LAUGHTER?!
THE DAY I FOUND MY VOICE Ever have one of those nightmares? The kind where you can’t move or speak. It’s as though you’re being pinned down by a heavy weight. You wrestle and squirm underneath the unseen heaviness. Held … Continue Reading THE DAY I FOUND MY VOICE | Writing 101, Day Thirteen: Serially Found
OUT OF THE MOUTH OF BABES! Ah kid’s say the darnedest things don’t they? When first born, they’re so cute, and seemingly innocent! Such as this adorable bundle of joy pictured above! Just breathtaking! That is until you’re gasping for air because of something they’ve said … Continue Reading OUT OF THE MOUTH OF BABES!Blogging Univ. Writing 101 Day 12
WOW! MY VERSATILE BLOG AWARDS BUT OUR PARTY! These last two weeks have been a blur! My birthday was April 14th and the love has not stopped pouring in. Blogging University Writing 101 has been awesome and I’ve met some great people … Continue Reading THEY MAY BE MY VERSATILE BLOG AWARDS BUT IT’S OUR PARTY!
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! Peer pressure does not stop when you become an adult. Hence the term I grew up hearing, ‘Keeping up with the Joneses’. The multimillion dollar hair, makeup, fashion and plastic surgery industries suggest that we be … Continue Reading THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!
R E A D Y Out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks The reason your name, you no longer hear Can’t risk calling you Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice You may reappear Ready to move on now Why didn’t … Continue Reading R E A D Y
THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOME “New York, New York! So great they had to name it twice!!” Mommy threw her head back and laughed heartily. She passed her being immensely proud of being born and raised in Brooklyn, NY right … Continue Reading THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOME… Day 11- Blogging Univ. – Writing 101
I WRITE I write the things I cannot say The things I’m too exhausted to repeat The things I’ve told you more than once Gems given, you’ve not received ~ The words I’ve set on wings of intent remain … Continue Reading I WRITE
LORD MAY MY NEW ADDICTION BE YOU! I know You’re tired of my peripheral praise Giving You glory out the the corner of my eye Avoiding the conversation I know we need to have Too busy looking out for me, … Continue Reading LORD MAY MY NEW ADDICTION BE YOU!
I am genuinely beyond thrilled to be nominated for the Liebster Award! A nomination that truly caught me off guard! I’d love for you to meet the gem that nominated me! Gina of TheGinnyDiaries! Her writing is as mesmerizing as her eye for beauty which … Continue Reading NOMINATED FOR THE LIEBSTER AWARD!