Breathe. Be calm. This heart opened up and shared with me its depth. Dark. Hopes. Fears.Tears. Once a breeze. Now? What is it? Sit. Wait. Patient. Be still. I’ll tell… *** You. Pusssshhhhhhhhh yourself. shouldn’t be too hard, your dream is only an inch away from your stretched hopes. Hey! Get your dirty hands off … More Push

Empower Your Mind

~An open perspective on healthcare~ Healthcare used to be a blind dictation given by the doctor. Patients knew little of their own demise or that of a loved one. “Doctor knows best,” used to be the prevailing attitude, where patients never presumed responsibility for knowledge of their conditions, treatment or prognosis. Perhaps fear kept patients … More Empower Your Mind


From Her Perspective. If I Reach down, way down so Deep There are Words where, right where you’d Sleep And this Jade I, I use will Keep… Mefromexplodinglikethe cracksinthepavement thattravelonandon, theybranchoffand, continuereachingfor, whattheythinkfreedom, Is. Hold My Breath still, deep breath keep Calm Like the Beat on, beat in my Palm This… Jade I, I use; sweet balm, Isn’tenoughtostopthe … More Rambling

Sins and Secrets

I used to keep a stack of ‘Sin’ flashcards in my coat pocket. Gluttony. Selfishness. Anger. Sloth. Greed. Lust. Envy. Pride. Wrath. Neglect. Vanity. Deception. And I’d take them out and go over them, thinking how horrible I’d been that day, ranking them in order of which defined me best. When I talked to people, … More Sins and Secrets


Let me break it down. Previous to welcoming in 2015 I was involved in a few episodes that were less than pretty. A car accident, a victim of major money fraud, to name a few. I was sitting on the toilet in the Tap & Tankard, telling myself that this year wouldn’t be like last year. This year, I’d take over. Whatever that means. They started the count down and before I new I ushered in the New Year while sitting in bathroom stall, reading graffiti. Bound for greatness am I. … More Innocent.

Buts about Brave

What is bravery? A question I ask myself often. Usually when walking alone down dark alleys, when talking to homeless people, going to Martial Arts classes, traveling to different countries, meeting strangers with twitchy eyes. Maybe asking for another fork cause I dropped my first one, getting yelled at by obnoxious drunkards, or eating Cheetos … More Buts about Brave