Poetry

Breakfast & Birds

As a young girl coming of age, I spent hours, sometimes days, writing poetry. I filled journal upon journal, wide-ruled loose leaf page after wide-ruled loose leaf page with the angst, dreams, heartbreak, hopes and desires of a teenage girl. It was like finding my voice for the first time. I wrote all throughout high …

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Potpourri

Love Letter To The Truth Tellers

Original image by Tomofwight via Flikr. Poem “Hushed” by LTYM: Providence cast member Marian Kent.    Dear LTYM: Providence Cast, or Dearest Truth Tellers, Over the last several weeks, I’ve had the immense pleasure of getting to know all of you. Each of you has proven to be as smart, kind and fun as I …

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Poetry

That’s Everything

It’s so easy to miss you. To lose myself in no, don’t, hurry up, let’s go. I don’t want to blink. Or waste time not loving enough. You are becoming at a speed I can’t fathom. Once you were a part of me. That’s history. You belong to no one but yourself. Your heart is …

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Poetry

Where I’m From

I am from rollers and hair dryers, Mirta de Perales and Pantene, bucles and scrunchies. I am from a home to house generations, veiled in secrets. From things better left unsaid and ancestoral mystery. I am from children are best seen but not heard. From “do as your told” and “aim to please”. From take …

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