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My Garden of Creation

 My Garden of CreationA space where flowers grow with names like simile and metaphor and cultivating them is the work than I adore I am digging through my mind for another fresh rhyme because once again it is harvest time I arrange the concepts based on platonic idealism juxtaposed with stark modern urban realism With themes old as time …

Joy of the Day

Joy of the Day It is a new year and I promised myself that I would be softer in my spirit— To look over and past the ridiculous and inane Every morning as the new day begins I am prayerful that I can keep my bad nerves in check and my thoughts focused on positive …

My Rose Colored Glasses

My Rose Colored Glasses I find myself reminiscing, as old men do, about the things in my life that use to be true Back when I was driven by pure passion, wore odd and strange clothes that I called fashion Took every chance I could to stick it to the man daydreamed of smoking weed …

Built to be Blessed

Built to be Blessed You have handled most of the challenges that life has thrown your way. Some mountains were harder to climb than others, but you always knew. Even when you were scared and wanted to run away, when it was hard to laugh, but you did it anyway. Because you knew. Remember those …

#AWOKE

#AWOKE Hate crimes are now on the rise NRA got caught working with Russian spies Our election system is beyond antiquated  some of  the equipment goes  back to when Anthony and Cleopatra dated Trump is trying to convince the “Sheeple”that the press is “The Enemy of The People” While he wastes 200 million dollars on …

To Be…

To Be… The longing for more… For change-something new The constructional cracks in your soul seen by you. Thinking about time running out. To old, to slow, unheard, unseen Questioning everything and everyone, but especially yourself with what ifs, should haves, and could have been. Replaying old failures that worked out for the good, if you look out far enough or …

When Life Forces You To Say “I Am Not Okay.”

When Life Forces You To Say “I Am Not Okay.” You may be used to answering the most common question “How are you?” with a positive “I am fine.” It gives us joy and pleasure to be in a happy state of mind and acknowledge those feelings with positivity. But what if the reality is …

Ephemeral

Ephemeral  Today is a present that should be opened with care because one day for me it will no longer be there Like my baby curl follicles of hair or when women looked at me with a lustful stare Now, all  of my wine and roses days have vanished in a Akadama plum haze Unlike, …

Let The Momentary Clouds Pass

Let The Momentary Clouds Pass How often does one sad moment determine the nature of our day? How often does an angry note spoil the sacred bond of ourrelationship and how often do we allow few moments of disappointment pull us into long episodes of self-doubt and restlessness? If you answer these as ‘never or …

Believe

Believe* You are the one we call on in the zero hour for you have the ultimate  power Our shepherd who does not sleep we are your lost sheep We turn to you when our spiritual cupboard is bare because we know you care Like when Chemo causes us to lose our hair and all …