I haven’t seen you since May

I thought the dreams would stop. Grammy and I went to get pedicures together In your town. I put on my new blouse Just incase I might see you. We then went to the diner A monthly ritual of nails and brunch. The parking lot was packed and I thought I don’t know your car…

“my dream about time” Interpretation

my dream about time – A poem by Lucille Clifton a woman unlike myself is running down the long hall of a lifeless house with too many windows which open on a world she has no language for, running and running until she reaches at last the one and only door which she pulls open to…

Up & Gone

Childhood was just a burning flame It let nothing stop it’s voyage. Errors in life went unnoticed, Even sinners seemed loyal.   Eventually, there was a storm It down poured and I felt pain. Rain and hail, a tornado Then, there was no more flame.   A flame once red Tried to stay true. But it…

“Fire and Ice” Interpretation

Fire and Ice – A poem by Robert Frost Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice. From what I’ve tasted of desire I hold with those who favor fire. But if it had to perish twice, I think I know enough of hate To say that for destruction ice Is…

Nostalgia

  Such a bird. that flies over me everyday. Her feathers change colors and so does her shape. She is never consistent with her looks. She always sneaks up on me when I least expect her to. Her voice is surprising. Sometimes she sounds sweet and old. Sometimes she sounds young and bold. When she appears, she…

Adopt A Poet

Maya Angelou  April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014    Maya Angelou has been chosen as my Poet for our “Adopt A Poet” project because she struck me as an exceptional poet. She was the first African American female poet to have a best seller which was called I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings…

Acid Rapper

    Listen to Link Above (No need to watch it though)   Bringing a show never seen before His creativity beaming through every pore. What the audience wants isn’t just entertainment, It’s love, appreciation, and constant amazement. Singing birds and gospel choirs Lions that know how to spit fire.   Head over heels, everyone’s…

Risk!

http://risk-show.com The link above will take you to a thrilling podcast website where regular people share true stories about their lives that they would have never planned on sharing. Listening to this podcast will take you on an emotional rollercoaster. Some stories are traumatizing, some are hilarious, some are heartfelt, and some are just plain…

“How Do I Love Thee?” Interpretation

How Do I Love Thee? – A Poem by Elizabeth Barrett Browning How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.  I love thee to the depth and breadth and height  My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight  For the ends of Being and ideal Grace.  I love thee to the level…

Don’t Be Scared of Dogs

Something by the wall Is growing bigger every day. I saw it first when I was young It refused to go away. The something by the wall Is colored very grey. Locked up by a picture frame Always here to stay. That something by the wall Finally learned my name. I guess I’ll stop staring And give it a…

Films I adore.

Of the thousands of feature films out in the world one that has always held a place in my heart is Moulin Rouge. Baz Luhrmann is an incredibly talented director who has a very unique and bold quality about his films. Many scenes are very extravagant and his color choices are bright and over the…

Purpose is hard.

It’s hard for me to sit still when I know there is so much to do. It’s hard for me to sit still when I’m constantly confused.   It’s hard for me to wait when there is so much to see. It’s hard for me to wait when I’m finding who I want to be….