Presence

Inspired by my wonderful students. I am blessed. ūüôā Blueprints for time travel¬† Children's contagious laughter Surfing memory¬† Replicating novelty Presence perpetuates¬† Image taken from Pinterest  

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Alcoholic millionaire Another fine seasoned scotch Soon returning home Bowling pins on sidewalk Unknowingly almost struck -- Addicted to scales Fluctuating through the day Sacrificing health Gravity's affirmation Identity's lethal weight -- Ten thousand follows Mindlessly preached mindfulness Business prospers Completely disconnected Grave digger attached to shovel -- Some things money can buy Possessing sugar … Continue reading Metrics

Aly and Fila- We Control The Sunlight

Inspired by We Control the Sunlight by Aly and Fila Space particles walk Synchronized by creator No longer fragmented Infinite angles Light arrives and envelops Absorbing itself¬† https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ad_eViMKuF8 Aly and Fila¬†is one of my favorite trance DJ's. Have spent so much time in a state of trance listening to their music, so in spirit of … Continue reading Aly and Fila- We Control The Sunlight

The Phoenix

Chained to the bed¬† Broken wings,¬† Blood-stained sheets,¬† Motionless and tattered¬† In the darkness¬† Praying for a piano¬† Through the roof¬† --¬† Ask and you Shall receive--¬† Under the moon's spotlight Irreplaceable flint¬† Illuminating lava ¬†in her eyes¬† Soot filling the room¬† Spies and demons incinerated¬† Her quill, like her feathers¬† Reveries, melting hearts And … Continue reading The Phoenix

Withstanding

Standstill with time¬† The light splashes¬† A nearby stream The flaps of birds Passing above¬† Below rooted¬† Deep breaths¬† No agony¬† Withstanding,¬† She peacefully endures No memory Lovers chisel their names¬† Children sack Minas Tirith¬† Selfishly using her branches¬† Innocently severing limbs¬† But roots remain growing¬† Trance inducing Embers fading¬† -- She snaps out¬† Remembering … Continue reading Withstanding

Nourished

Each petal Slowly unfurled From the beautifully Sculpted stem Nourished by Storms of kisses Ensuing I inhale your fragrance Freezing time, The drum line performance Of ignited crickets The crescendo Of moaning winds Scent of lavender Taste of strawberries Must be immortal Somehow Alive Despite your thorns Photograhy by¬†Leyla  

Helloooo Teacher Sherif Part 3– Peter Pan

"I hadn't planned on being a teacher, but after I actually became one I discovered a deeper respect and affection for the profession than I ever imagined I'd have. More, accurately, really, I should say that I happened to discover myself.¬†I'd stand at the front of the classroom teaching my primary-school students basic facts about … Continue reading Helloooo Teacher Sherif Part 3– Peter Pan

Memory

Nestled in a familiar place In the silence-- stacks Blurry pages straining my eyes Squinting so hard To keep the record skipping Decipherable yet undeciphered¬† Still, while¬† New volumes¬†recorded over Lamenting all the memory wasted¬† As storage is growing full,¬† But can't just light these files on fire¬† Even though we went Up in smoke … Continue reading Memory

Speak Parrot

'All you can do is repeat?¬†Come on, we've been echoing our shadows for too long' the jaguar said to the parrot as he leaped from his branch. 'Come on,¬†we've been echoing our shadows for too long',¬†the parrot squawked without moving. 'You didn't learn much did you, you need a foundation before you can lay bricks.' … Continue reading Speak Parrot