Better Days

This was a song that once brought me angst /Today that has flipped to a positive headline / Better days are here to come / Better days are here // What changed was not the world around me, but me.More precisely – my state of mind. There are days when you pour your heart and […]

Resistance

A room full of people, unknownMuch different, alikeSongs, poems, and storiesOne theme – Resistance Young children they wereA voice they hadSomething to sayAbout – Resistance She sang a songI’ve grown up singingWe shall overcomeSoon, SomedayWith – Resistance They played a tuneI’ve known the rhythmYet tears rolled downWithout – Resistance Stories were sharedFears and hopes feltTogether […]

Big Picture

Such is the way of life of a wise person – retiring to their inner self, in their own company. I’ve started 2019 on a questioning note, which now that I think about it, makes total sense – it’s a natural response to observing. Not all that pleasant, not all I wanted. Yet good. And […]

Tradition

Passed down over generations Started by one It’s what has always been done // Don’t disobey elders, They know better, Why can’t a child know more? College is an institution that grooms your career Why can’t I, the world, explore? Marriage is a scared bond Between a man and a woman Why? Does love look […]

Lately

Lately I’ve been on the move, doing things, going places, thinking thoughts, lately. Lately I’ve been thinking through, my life, my path, my people too, lately. Lately I’ve been digging deep, into my being, my heart, my soul, lately. Lately I’ve been asking questions, on who I am, what I want, why even, lately. Lately […]