The love I have for you comes attached with the pain you caused. I now understand that time doesn’t heal wounds; it just makes them hurt a lot less. But that pain you caused manifested into hate, then one day I realized that hating you was hurting nobody but me. So, I chose to forgive.Continue reading “Inferno”


Finding yourself and regaining your power is one of the most uplifting and triumphant experiences one can go through. It is not easy, but once you are there, you will never do anything to jeopardize your redemption.

Night Demons

I can’t sleep. Night demons scratching at my back once again; Taunting me. Even when I close my eyes, they don’t get the message that they’re not welcome. Unwanted, uninvited pests, lurking through my thoughts, flipping through my conscious, reading aloud the crumbled up and tossed out pages of my life. annunciating each and EVERYContinue reading “Night Demons”

What is Freedom?

There is something about water. The ocean, the waves, the sound, the sway, the ebb, and flow. It goes every which way because it can and there’s nothing anybody can do about it either. Its freedom. Water is Freedom.


He was exposed; already naked. He told me it was my turn to strip. I hesitated, then loosened my shoulders, removing the weight of the world. He told me to keep going. So, I slowly turned around as my insecurities fell to the floor. He told me to keep going. So, I walked toward him,Continue reading “S T R I P”

The Countdown

I wrote this essay in July of 2015 while attending Chabot College. It amazes me to see how far technology has come since then versus now.

Always Forward

She is always in constant motion. Forward is her only direction. Forward is her only protection against the pass that attempts to haunt her future. Her mind ebbs and flows like the ocean. Back-and-forth to make a choice. Back-and-forth to find her voice to be loud enough to drown the whispers of what used toContinue reading “Always Forward”

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