Racism Does Exist!

The picture above may say it all. Why was a person of color, jogging down a road, and followed by armed white individuals shot down? Why did it take 74 days for arrests to be made? Would this have happened if the person who was shot was white? Racism does exist in our community, in … Read more

Love Of Reading

My affinity for reading began with Bram Stoker’s Dracula. It was my senior year of high school, and I hated assigned reading. I disliked being forced to read. As a kid, I read Goosebumps. My favorite is One Day at Horrorland, but any reading we were tasked I found to be the dullest. What I … Read more

Truth

Truth There is the truth  And there is the opposite of truth Which is also true  And the perpendicular of truth And on and on  The same arrow pointing every which way  within an infinite sphere  With every direction leading to the same place  As the last breath turns back into the earth  All it … Read more

Transformation (Stories From The Hi Desert) For Manuel

Transformation (Stories From The Hi Desert) For Manuel Drive up the windy road Into the land of windmills Where the white rabbit clock Always read 2:22 Into a world with tales of an old woman Who lost her memory Wakes up every morning to a familiar stranger holding a little cupcake Every morning she is … Read more

Choose Your Words Wisely

Once those syllables come out of your mouth, they can’t be retracted.  Oh sure you can apologize, but what you said can never be unheard. Your only hope is that the person hearing it forgives you and you can move on. When a child is born the parents wait patiently for the first word…will it … Read more