Finding me

“I would’ve thought you are a writer.” I don’t know what it is that the girl in the chocolate store in Belgium saw in me, but it was more than I had ever seen in myself. She saw my truth, she saw me for who I was. Writing has been my singular truth long since […]

Beyond Words

I hesitate to write, it’s a new feeling. My mind is blank, or maybe too cluttered? There is no prompt today, there hasn’t been for a while. I’ve been avoiding it. I shy away from words, I don’t know my story yet. Excuse. It’s the end I am mistaking it for, forgetting there will be […]

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 […]

Nieuw Begin

There is a deep sense of satisfaction in doing what you love. No, I’m not simply saying this in the ‘big picture of life’ kind of way. Sitting on my bed, wrapped up in my comforter, warm tea and a candle by my bedside, and my Mac on my lap – writing – I’m certainly […]