Writing

A Poem – Week Forty-One

This poem is about the belief I had that nothing good could last. I don't know if I still feel this way. That seems so bleak and I am more hopeful than that. This poem was written on August 4, 1997. Nothing Gold Can Stay Nothing gold can stay Even the brightest things Eventually fade… Continue reading A Poem – Week Forty-One

Writing

Free poetry e-book in exchange for an honest review

Hello all readers and bloggers. I still need a few volunteers. My book has been purchased, but no one has left a review on it yet. I would like to offer a free e-book to anyone willing to offer an honest review on it. It contains 15 poems, plus corresponding original photos for most of… Continue reading Free poetry e-book in exchange for an honest review

Life

🧓🏾🥩Flashback Friday- The terrible thing I said at my Grandma’s wake🧓🏾🥩

Trigger warnings: death and a funeral In last week's post, I mentioned a trip to my mother's hometown for her mother's funeral. I was only 3 and a half and didn't understand death at all. (By the way, saying that someone who is deceased is sleeping is downright creepy.) I guess it was a sign… Continue reading 🧓🏾🥩Flashback Friday- The terrible thing I said at my Grandma’s wake🧓🏾🥩

Life

🦆Flashback Friday: I can’t be the only one who lost a fight with a duck🦆

It is fortunate (sometimes unfortunate) that I have the ability to remember things that happened when I was very young. I don't remember everything, but impactful events stick out to me. I was about 3 and a half years old. My family and I (minus my Dad, he stayed behind) went to my mother's hometown… Continue reading 🦆Flashback Friday: I can’t be the only one who lost a fight with a duck🦆

Life

🦷Flashback Friday – They went to pick up my tooth🦷

I've decided to start sharing moments from my childhood. In the very early years, I was quite active and adventurous. I loved riding my bike up and down my street. I always had rules for myself: I rarely rode all the way to the corner and I always stayed on the sidewalk. I was unlike… Continue reading 🦷Flashback Friday – They went to pick up my tooth🦷