fire

We are opposing forces Your fire quenched by my water It makes you cold and still My warmth runs deep It always finds you You are fire When we touch it’s either a storm A flood or A blaze Cosmic law says We are both destruction In love; we are life and death Chaos and…

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The silent moments between us used to be unbearable Now, I savor the opportunity to cherish you To completely devote myself to the ease of your laughter The careful way you choose your words I close my eyes and I feel myself reach toward you My hands eager to capture every curve of your face To…

rebirth

It took fifteen years for me to recognize you and another fifteen to try to forget you. I buried you in my work, duty and vices but I was never sated. You were my dream and I couldn’t conjure anything better. We tried throughout the years to grab snatches of each other but we were…

I don’t like change…

I’ve been a creature of habit for the past 8 years; deviation from the ritualistic nature of waking up and getting ready for work was the closest I came to utter worship. I went to work when I was happy, sad, sick, well, depressed, anxious, terrified and everything in between. Now, I don’t have that…

Gabriel García Márquez

While I knew he had been ailing for years, I never reconciled that knowledge with the natural eventuality of death. For me, he was a living champion of culture, of words, of language and of beauty that can only be captured by his pen. I haven’t cried yet, but the tears are coming. Finishing 100…

Writing through the Blues

So if you’re on twitter you know the phrase “tweet through it”; that kind of sums up what I’m trying to do with this blog. I have this problem with consistency when the negative feelings about myself and my writing creep in. 2013 was such a tough year for my family and I and I…

Lessons In Love

Whenever I’m so moved, I try to share as much of myself as I can for the betterment of others. That’s not something I’m saying to hype myself up to my 5-10 subscribers. I over share in an attempt to prevent someone, anyone from making the same mistakes I did. The one area where I…