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Respite

  On those days when tearing at the sky seems better than singing to the heavens When fire-breathing dragons  morph from belly butterflies And angry scars scream for attention ...that's when I remember that a warrior is permitted to have... Continue Reading →

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Zugzwang

I have a question for the universe; I ask why it's so easy to forgive others and yet difficult to forgive oneself Olive branches from olive trees need deeper roots for forgiveness to flow ...or a spiritual zugzwang ensues ©Vivian... Continue Reading →

Hare Today

Did you hear of the hare that survived in the wild without having sharp teeth? It confounded the skeptics even more with its little feet and baffled them 'cos it’s manner was mild So- maybe we could all learn from... Continue Reading →

Just Another Day

I’ve stopped wishing to be some one else. You know, that self-assured someone who’s got their act together and seems knows how to handle everything…. anytime? I embrace my imperfections…knowing that perfection is pure fantasy. I embrace my weaknesses now……because... Continue Reading →

The March

It's 2019, this is my first post of the year....and this is where we are. The fight for justice continues. Jakelin Maquin died in the custody of the U.S. Custom and Border Protection in December. She was 7. And again,... Continue Reading →

Peace

Emotions are the most unreliable of the human instinct - I find. They are fleeting; disappearing into the abyss just as quickly as they arrive. I constantly push them aside... just so I can see clearly. This write is more... Continue Reading →

Purpose and Sacrifice

It was never by their damaged petals nor was it ever from their fallen wings or even the stripes on their backs oh no!..but it was from their hearts we could see .... from the hearts of our heroes and... Continue Reading →

The Rose That Grew from Concrete

https://youtu.be/NbpGyzFpAp8 I'd always pooh-poohed rap I didn't understand...until I came across this poem by the late Tupac Shakur. I found it to be- not only inspiring but it resonated deeply. RIP Tupac! When no one even cared The rose it... Continue Reading →

Out for a Walk

Walking my mind in the park I whisper to her to behave not to stray too far...or people will stare She sniffs inspiration in a hedge and tugs insistently on her leash 'keep it quiet', I whisper and she's off!... Continue Reading →

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