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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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

My 26th Birthday Thoughts

Until yesterday, my last post talked about how I now am doing online teaching English with DadaABC and am loving it. You can read about it in detail here. Its the last month of the summer, and there are all sorts of extra hours available before the kids go back to school, so I decided … Continue reading My 26th Birthday Thoughts

Drops

Vastness Until A drop bestows¬† Sound¬† Into the dark¬† Hollow emptiness¬† A flint Within the darkness To spark¬† The awakening Of my closed eyes¬† Pastels infuse¬† Words vanish and appear¬† Hieroglyphics dancing Within the oily canvass And pasts deciphered ¬† Willing puppets ¬† In honor of growth Sacrificed in the revery¬† Of the dark¬† As … Continue reading Drops

My Core Values, What Makes Me Happy

Would like to give a shout out to fellow blogger¬†Lemon Zest¬†for inspiring this post. She wrote a mission statement about her values and what makes her her, which beautifully describes the type of person she wanted to be, and reminded me of when I made a similar post when I first started this blog. You … Continue reading My Core Values, What Makes Me Happy

The Naked Sketch

The Scent¬†of steam clears and dissipates throughout the house. A shroud of mist filters every which way. An abundance of air¬†chrysales we have created as a shield from the stench¬†outside of our mansion. The beauty we've sewn by gently touching. The air fades and into the water we go to wash off our sweat. You … Continue reading The Naked Sketch