I love Halloween. Or I used to. Now I like, like Halloween. As a kid, Halloween was a bit creepy with those plastic masks. Do you remember these? Boy, we were big on full on non-breathable masks back then. While creepy, they were still fun. In New York, […]
Her hearing was phenomenal. Super sharp. It always was. It had to be. It was a defense mechanism growing up. When she would hide from the monster she needed her sense of hearing to be on point. She needed to even hear his nostrils flare. Today was no […]
As you make new friendships and relationships, you somewhat enter a blank space or canvas. However, you are not. You bring fears, goals, and mental handcuffs. You might bring scattered thoughts even on a solid foundation. One thing to monitor is to see if you are moving from […]
It feels like a dream A soft yet thumping dream Shrouded in a deep, thick cloud Living each moment in mid-state Wondering what’s real Wondering when will I hit the wall Consciously acting Yet not consciously processing Tickled to tears of fear
“The only real prison is fear, and the only real freedom is freedom from fear.” A little bit of fear is not a bad thing. I believe. However, paralysis by fear can be all-consuming. As we think about freedom, we must consider it at not only at the societal level but also […]
It’s a mindshift. It’s an easing of the stomache. It’s a calming of a fidgety leg. It’s listening to the music It’s blocking out the noise. Turning down the volume. Facing fear head-on. It’s dancing with fear.
I used to travel a lot. I traveled light and always on time. Only missed one flight in my time and it was due to a horrible highway accident in Atlanta which already has very bad traffic. Otherwise, I make my flights. I don’t want to fret and […]
I don’t know how it happened Why it happened When it happened It just did The balloon just flew in Guided me on some steps I grabbed it and floated away with it The pink balloon just floats higher and higher But one day it may burst And […]
Did the clock stop? Did the birds drop? Can I see from the top? Did my heart become a mop? Did I survive the bad crop?
Oh, I think I’m losing my mind now Write on my neck Emotions are naked You fight so dirty Looking at me like you don’t know who I am The heartbreak changed me Walk away I’m falling There is no escape Never understand my weird mind