Lies Never Age Well

Whatever bad thing that was said about you will be overturned. You will make them eat their own words through your righteous actions, so don’t give up. Keep your hands clean because they will use your flaws against you as if they never had any. You know who you are, and the person you onceContinue reading “Lies Never Age Well”

Me Versus the World (free-verse)

“What are these verses for?“ Me versus the world. Stone cold, but I remain warm, Keeping my peace hidden from the swarm of leeches, I’ve been warned to refrain from, Disdain painted across their faces as they see me making it without them, Without a handout I stand out, For as much as they putContinue reading “Me Versus the World (free-verse)”

Reflecting on the Wise Words of My Father

My father is a man of a few words, but those words were essential to instilling a logical and sound mind that allowed me to move in the right direction. It made me a solid individual. He had difficulty communicating, but he wasn’t afraid to speak the truth. Even if it “hurt my feelings,” itContinue reading “Reflecting on the Wise Words of My Father”

C O M P A S S I O N

The intensity of energy sending tingling senses across the membrane, Immense anxiety tension, When I see their faces once again, Nostalgic memories that left stains, A menace to my brain, Had to train my train of thoughts, To stop bombarding me with negativity, That causes my spirit to bleed, My amygdala has no time toContinue reading “C O M P A S S I O N”

R I S I N G

We are rising,Awakened by the Divine light,With a message for us to fulfill our purpose,“But I thought I was worthless?” ‘Guess not.Surprised by the gifts we’ve got,With a goal in mind, to go beyond gold mines. While the world despises how high we choose to rise,The true colors of mankind is tragic,The unveiling of theContinue reading “R I S I N G”

A V O I D A N T

The eccentric loner hones in on the creative gifts they were born with, Despite being torn from past disappointments, Though it may be hard to cope, scoping on the possibility of hope, Social anxiety comes knocking on our door, Me against the world, Overthinking paranoia, Unseen toxic ammonia, Clouding our perception of reality, As weContinue reading “A V O I D A N T”

Encouragement for Writers

After unwinding for a few days, relaxing and contemplating, it finally hits you.It’s in those moments when you realize why you started in the first place. What inspired you to write that book? What was it that made you want to even start writing? When you look at a published book you are looking atContinue reading “Encouragement for Writers”

Encouragement for Those Who Defied the Odds

A person can know everything you’ve been through, but that doesn’t mean they won’t try to hurt you. They may know about all the pain you’ve endured for years to the point you wanted to end your own life. You were about to self-destruct because you felt like there was nothing to live for. TheyContinue reading “Encouragement for Those Who Defied the Odds”

You’re Against All Odds

By doing something oddly different, out of the ordinary, Only you hold the keys to this honorary door, When you come up,The same ones who ignored you will wanna get to know you, The majority of people are phony, This gift was given to uplift the hearts of the forgotten, The ones who were toldContinue reading “You’re Against All Odds”

A Message to the Ladies Coming of Age

Wisdom saves lives. Some people in Modern society view sex as a sport or hobby, but it’s absolutely not a game. People think that they’re “missing out” if they don’t engage in meaningless casual sex. Well, you’re not. There shouldn’t be FOMO (fear of missing out). If anything the only thing you’re missing out onContinue reading “A Message to the Ladies Coming of Age”

Let’em Doubt You

No one’s expected to believe in you, only you can fuel that, and the power increases through undying faith and determination that we get from God. We work as hard as we pray and meditate. Everyone doubts you, and that’s perfectly fine. Perhaps, you may have been taken for granted or seen as a joke,Continue reading “Let’em Doubt You”

The Beauty of Karma

There’s just something so glorious about overdue justice. The universe has a way of sending the karma that is rightfully deserved. You get what you put out, that is a fact! But unfortunately, some people don’t understand that, nor do they care to. They’ll say things like, “Oh well, no one’s perfect.” This is true,Continue reading “The Beauty of Karma”

7 Keys to Success

Some people define success as having material gain. Though, you do want to be financially stable and build wealth, there is more to success than just money. Success can also be defined as the moment you’ve achieved great peace and security within yourself. So much so, that you feel like you can take on theContinue reading “7 Keys to Success”

Boxing as a Metaphor for Life

“Protect yourself at all times…!” The bell rings, symbolizing the commencement of a bout, By the end of this fight you’ll know what life is all about, Just make sure you make it through without getting socked in the mouth, Keep elbows down to block incoming punches, possible uppercut, Leave no openings otherwise the voidContinue reading “Boxing as a Metaphor for Life”

C O C O O N

Moonlit skies dyes the clouds indigo, When your mind is inclined to dig gold, Yearning to unearth the gems stuck within, ‘Til it gets struck, no more living in the rough. Do we have to be broken to be made whole? How else can we see within the crevice if it weren’t for the breakingContinue reading “C O C O O N”

Running: As a Form of Healing Escapism

Just like in that poem, ‘10 Years Ago,’ I was in a dark place mentally, my sense of hope was crumbling bit by bit as the memories of the past haunted me, it pushed me onto the verge of depression. Depression, when you lose sense of existence, Existence feels pointless, The only things that onceContinue reading “Running: As a Form of Healing Escapism”

Use Your Pain to Propel You

Everyone has some degree of hardship. However, some people are given more than enough tools and resources to build upon the life they want. Whereas, others don’t even have the tools. They have to spend extra time and energy to attain those tools. Is it impossible? No. But it can set you behind… then again,Continue reading “Use Your Pain to Propel You”

A Message to Writers

Your unpublished work is the treasure trove ready to be discovered by those who need to hear your words. Dear writer, Never stop writing. Do not quit. You don’t know how many lives you can touch by your words. There may be a vast multitude of books, websites, and blogs, but each one is uniqueContinue reading “A Message to Writers”

The Healing Art of Prose Writing

Many people have their own interpretation about what prose writing is. It goes deeper than just a dictionary definition or a literary art form. The art of prose writing delves much deeper than the surface many have kept it on. It is cathartic healing by way of rhythmic, clever-linguistic writing, that opens the disheartened hardenedContinue reading “The Healing Art of Prose Writing”

The Benefits of Writing Poetry

Writing poetry saved my life because it gave me a purpose. A life without a purpose isn’t even worth living. The very same words you needed to get off your chest could become a lyrical art form that transforms the way you feel, think, learn, and grow. It provides cathartic release for mental clarity andContinue reading “The Benefits of Writing Poetry”