Introduction

Good evening Members, I am bathing in the afterglow of the Half Marathon.  It was an incredible journey and a testament that whatever your doubts were about entering such a task, they were put to rest as I continued to pursue the end!  It created…

2019 Poetry Marathon: My half-marathon recap

Another year’s half marathon come and gone. As I often point out, I prefer to do the half marathon because I like to sleep; consequently doing the full 24-hour marathon simply wouldn’t work for me, as it would take me at least a couple of…

For Focus, Just Add Pressure

First things first: I completed the poetry marathon for the first time! Woot! If I want to do this again, I need to look at how I managed it – and I think a big part of it was because I gave myself an added…

Home Sweet Home

Home is where you drop your mask, forge your armored disguise Doesn’t mean they’re always wrong Sometimes you’ve got to be strong Even when it feels like the world’s falling down, You can still come around Different times and different places sometimes familiar, sometimes strangers…

14. “Dear Former Self”

You are more than who they said you would be. You drove in cars to the family reunion Trying to reconnect with a family that would leave you in a far off summer dream.   Dreaming of roses and rhubarb corn and kohlrabi Not forgetting…

Farewell Yellow Brick Road

The sun awakens giving way to the reality of a new day The path that led dreams to be real – Led fears to have breath has now past away The time passed through imagination have led to this moment to depart Walking along with…

23. Father Figure

Father Father You taught me how to throw a spiral football. How to play tennis, and golf, and so many other sports I can hardly keep count. When it came to tennis you are always willing to play.   I wish I understood football more,…

24. Love more

Love is so much more than I could ever understand. I thought I would have to cry. I believed I would have to hurt. I imagined it would be a strain. I was never so wrong. Our love was not born in vain. True I…

22. Sorrow

Sorrow takes us by surprise. We are not ever prepared of how it can take our breath away. It hurts to hear a mother cry or a brother at a loss. We fly from miles away to bring solace to those who we love the…

14. Help Yourself

A message to me: You know what triggers. You know what inspires. Stop before it gets too late. Fresh fruits and plenty of sleep. Fasting is not recommended unless its intermittent. Music is a must. Who else can you trust? Cleaning is a necessary. Organization…

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