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A Poem – Week Thirty-Seven

I wish I could bottle the passion and motivation that my younger self had. I could use a sip of that every now and then. I love the slang and the reference to one of my favorite songs, Jodeci "Get On Up." This poem was written on August 25, 1996. Time Is Not Forever Time… Continue reading A Poem – Week Thirty-Seven

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A Poem – Week Thirty-Six

This poem was written on August 25, 1996. Trigger warning: it is about domestic violence. I have never been in a situation like this, but unfortunately, I have witnessed domestic incidents. If you are in an abusive relationship and are looking for support, please visit https://www.thehotline.org/get-help/ or call 1.800.799.SAFE (7233). Sun Rise, Sun Set Opening my… Continue reading A Poem – Week Thirty-Six

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A Poem – Week Thirty and… An Announcement About My First Book(!)

I wrote this short, untitled poem sometime during college. (There's a note on the back of it about a statistics exam. 😒) Crashed computers And auditions gone wrong Missed deadlines And unpronounceable diseases Over drafted bank accounts And a lifetime reduced to A paragraph on Page E10 of the morning news. If you enjoyed this… Continue reading A Poem – Week Thirty and… An Announcement About My First Book(!)