It’s been a while, hasn’t it? I hope that you have been keeping your spirits well-rested and replenished. I know that I too have been working on being kinder to myself as the world will continue to prove it’s cruel uncertainty over and over again.
The following collection of poetry contains some of my personal favorites and pieces that I have been advised to publish. Admittedly, as time progresses I find myself becoming a harsher critique on my own words. Posting these poems is a means to release my own pressure; and of course, to forever inspire my readers.
Enjoy these words that curate parts of my soul; they were made for me and you. More to come soon.
*Trigger Warning* *THIS ESSAY CONTAINS SENSTIVE CONTENT AND EXPLICIT DETAILS OF EATING DISORDERS, SEXUAL ABUSE REFERENCES – READ WITH CAUTION* Ana: A Sketch Essay She is present and she is absent. She is cold and unforgiving. She is bold, and unwanted. She is thoughtless, careless and the saddest creature you will ever encounter. She is…
Dear reader, 2021 is now a closed chapter in all of our books. I wanted to share with you some of my reflections and most integral experiences last year. 2021 was filled with incredible achievements, flourishing with bright and vivacious days. I do not know if the memories of my friend’s smile were shining brighter…
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Authors note: I am profoundly and wholeheartedly broken at the horrific news of the passing of a magnificent young woman. Who walked hand in hand into a job with me, we both dreamed of pursuing. Though I suffered a loss and hardship and had to let my dream sail sadly away- she continued her journey….
Mothers. They are the matriarch’s of the universe, and the name most kids wail when we are in need of a little extra love. The saying usually goes “she’s your mother, you only get one of them.” In my case, I have two. One who has been watching me on the horizon of every sunset…
“You never find enjoyment without having some sort of curiosity. The kind that pushes your limits lifts you out of your comfort zone and compromises all” — J. Katherine Curiosity is just another component that sparks humanity’s lust for life. The universe holds a soul similar to a large body of water. Some of the…
Two great shots, makeup by Smashbox from Sephora
From January, 2013, in Walnut Creek, California
these from June and December 2012 shoots in Berkeley CA
Pictures in and around San Francisco