Poem: How Others See Me

Tweet If you asked a relative/friend/acquaintance about me, they may not say it, but inside they’d think it. To them, I am a failure because… I am not a lawyer, a doctor, a primary income provider. I talk LOUDLY when I should be soft and TOO softly when I should be loud. I’m rude and…

Finding Your Way

Tweet Life begins when you accept who you are Bumps and lumps and all When where you are isn’t where you would have chosen Nor is it where you might expect to be But in that puddle you splash and observe You see WONDER where a mess could be Because deep down low or way…

Transformation

Tweet Transformation is one of those words that sounds easier and loftier than change. The latter often beckons its listeners to hide, avoid or escape. Why is change so scary, but transformation seem as elegant as a caterpillar turning into a butterfly? I think because all of us innately know transformation is necessary in order…

Put to Bed the Fighter

Tweet why it’s good to be a fighter… I was born a fighter. I think I must have came out of the womb with gloves on. Well except that I was delivered via C-section so maybe I wasn’t quite ready. I carried this mindset my entire life. It dictated my academics and shot me up…

Keep Hope In Your Pocket

Tweet I admit I spend too much time worrying about the things that don’t end up even happening in my life. I worry about wasting time, but much of it is spent obsessing over the illnesses I have and the opportunities I don’t have. Last night, however, I dreamed about possibility, hope and miracles. In…