Valentine’s Day

Of all the holidays in a calendar year, I have to agree that Valentine’s Day is probably my least favorite. As a very passionate person, not just in terms of work, but personal relationships, I don’t agree that there should be one day designated to show love. Love should be given and shown every second […]

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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sing

But a caged BIRD stands on the grave of dreamsHis shadow shouts on a nightmare screamHis wings are clipped and his feet are tiedSo he opens his throat to sing. The caged bird sings withA fearful trill of things unknownBut longed for still and hisTune is heard on the distant hillFor the caged bird sings […]

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Living In The Now

I have always been the kind of person to think ten steps ahead of myself. While it has helped me to remain goal-oriented and having something to look forward to, it has hindered me from living through many great experiences and opportunities. What I am trying to say is that, I have always been so […]

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Still Figuring it Out

I was in conversation with a younger peer of mines today, and she said, “I really thought that I had it all figured out, but I’m soon realizing that my world is crumbling. I’m almost a senior and I have no idea what’s my next step.” I replied, “welcome.” In other words, welcome to life, […]

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Lessons, Lessons, Lessons

I was walking home today, after a long day of class and found myself in a daze, thinking about life and wondered why certain things escapes me or don’t happen the way I envisioned it. I paused on that thought and went scrolling in Instagram, keeping up with the “dailies.” I stumbled upon this quote, […]

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Greetings

Welcome to my blog! First, let me say that I love poetry, music and spoken word. Together, these arts form the keys to my heart. They’re my escape zone in situations that’s beyond my control and almost always I find something valuable to take with me. Below are some postings featuring my poetic work, however […]

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“She’s Got it All”

Oh, she’s gorgeous, indeed she is. She’s got the height. she’s got the smile. she’s got the brains. She’s multitalented. Oh, she’s got it all, indeed she does. She’s got the skin of a goddess, Afro hair like the black queen she is, Lips as plumped as a cherry, But there’s something about those eyes, […]

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“Oh Music, Oh Music” – A Visual

This illustration was created as a visual to represent my “Oh Music, Oh Music” poem. It shows the pain that music feels in terms of how it has lost its identity. The drops represent tears forming into massive water puddles while the image in the middle is a replicated Google image, representing human hands tearing […]

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“The One Thing That Will Never Leave You”

At a blink of an eye, the money, the cars and the clothes can all vanish… But it’s funny, in fact hilarious how man center their whole lives on temporary material things … Not caring or even fail to realize, that above all those pleasures, there’s one thing that will never leave your side… That […]

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