I write because I have no control not to. I choose to share my work here because I’m too much of a chicken shit to share it with the ones I love.
But slowly, I am emerging into honesty and sharing my work with the ones that mean the most, in person.

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  • Age: 36
  • Joined: November 2011

Journal

Miss you Jack...

On April 7,2016 I lost my nephew Jack in a tragic motorcycle wreck. He just turned 17 on 2.22. It was not his fault, a woman pulled into traffic, didn’t see him and ran into him. He was wearing a helmet, riding gear, had his motorcycle license and his father(my brother) was following him home for extra safety, but I guess even that didn’t matter. My brother was two cars behind him and…
Posted 7 months – 2 comments

At first sight

Do you believe in love at first sight? / if you questioned the world, it would be divided / A pool of romantics and realists / Swimming in unknown waters / You’ve heard the stories… / Star-crossed lovers hanging on by their fingertips off a balcony / Or friends that finally fall into each other arms after much consideration and thought / But the question still stands / Love at first s…
Posted 7 months – 3 comments

First Publish Work

“http://www.poetryinarts.org/publishing/ardent.html” / I received an email informing one of my poems has been published. I all but forgot about this submission since it was Nov. 2011. I received my personal copy in the mail the other day. THe best part of sharing the news with my better half…and he was happy for me. / I beleive this is the beginning of a new adventure….
Posted about 4 years – 4 comments

The art of a compliment...

Sometimes I wonder whatever happened to a “Compliment”. I’ve noticed that they are often masked by a dig or clever twist of the tongue. / People think I frivolously throw compliments around, but I beg to differ. When something catches my eye, I make it a point to compliment the owner of the object that caught me. / I don’t tease them with a put down. I simply say, “…
Posted over 4 years – 2 comments

Recently Added

it’ll be okay

Somedays, I could care less / the world revolves within me / life is but a blur / Or the sunshines upon me / my brown skin burns / the w…

sea to rush me

I can deprive oxygen from this flame that slightly flickers within, snuff it, / Like a swish of wind, I make a wish

We bought the stars

We bought the stars today / We spent more money than we wanted to / but in the end it’s all the same / to just see their faces / st…

Before everything changes…

On this hallow’s eve / life’s script was rewritten / as the rain poured down / on our little town / floods came and pushed a…

Uno no puede vivir sin pasión

Uno no puede vivir sin pasión / o sin amor / Vivir sin amor / No es vivir / Pero vivir sin dolor / es vivir sin aire, / sin coraje, / sin p…

The Flag

Someone once said that the United States Flag has a different meaning to everyone. / Never more truer words have been spoken. / It’s …

Por Vida

I was 19 / You were 21 / Two free spirits / that somehow collided / They said we’d never last / Look at us now / 14 years later /…

Ode to Auld Triangle

All my sunny days have left me / left me under this cloud of pain / As I lay here, I’m god’s forsaken / All… but forgotten / M…

Today I sat down to write this song

Today I sat down to write this song…. / the sun showed through the blinds / hitting my guitar just right. / Trying to draw inspirati…

I bought a sailboat today

I bought a sailboat today / for no other reason than, because. / Feeling sentimental / my heart yearned for an adventure / like no other…

eyes undiscovered

stepping lightly / on the sand / leaving no evidence / with the mist, / lingering lust / hidden by the haze, / lowering my gaze / bitten…
Men at Work/ Stage build by marilittlebird
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