Expedition

This journey is unlike anything I could've imagined ( good thing this whole thing isn't my daydream). Because I didn't think I had it in me, this thing that everyone else saw in me. This thing that earned me the honor of teaching twenty-two blossoming minds. I was only substituting for about a month and... Continue Reading →

Today is the day…

I start my Poetry Fundamentals class. I've reviewed my readings (which is a crap ton of poems by poets with funny names) and my assignments: analyzing object and list poems and discussing them with my fellow classmates. And I have two poems due by Sunday for my portfolio. I'm excited. I'm nervous. But I'm hell... Continue Reading →

My Pardon

I leave my dark work to karma, your blows will only produce poetry after I've turned the other cheek, uplifting me -B. Brown (art courtesy of Pinterest, but if anyone knows the artist, please enlightenment me because I love this style)  

This is for You

I woke up sensing how hard this really is for you, you had to take an extra five to get out of bed took three expresso shots instead of two you almost cried after spending ten minutes just staring at the screen fiddling your pen and flipping through notebook pages you couldn't get it out,... Continue Reading →

Nervous

I'm learning what all these lines and buttons mean. This is a whole new language. Pray for me, y'all haha. I've been practicing spoken word and its been difficult to develop my voice but I tell myself I can only get better if I keep at it. Hopefully, I can post this audio today, provided... Continue Reading →

It’s Time

nothing but heaven where she once thought there would be doom after leaping from a weeping chrysalis upon first gasp of morning for letting the tears congeal thereafter hands peel and unfold bones fixated for so long via breaking tendons following lungs expanding eyes opening awareness there is something out there I cannot live here... Continue Reading →

Have you ever gotten some harsh feedback? It's like the other person is putting a hex on you. Like they're grabbing you by the scruff and rubbing your nose in your messy work. But don't keep your tail between your legs for too long. Allow yourself room for growth. If your muse is telling you... Continue Reading →

3 Quick Writing Tips

1. Find your witching hour. What time of day or night are you most open and honest with yourself? When is your brain is most cooperative and your heart most willing to spill the beans? You have a rhythm that is deeply influenced by the rest of the universe, I promise. You have low and... Continue Reading →

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