Blogging Everyday in July|A Poem about Someone’s American Dream

I had a friend who really got crushed before I met him.  It seems I tend to meet people in the aftermath.  Maybe because I'm constantly living in the aftermath. Anyway, he came to mind after he told me his story about losing his American dream that snuck up on him.  He was ready for …

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Blogging Everyday in July|About Breathing

About breathing, take a breath. Tonight we talked about breathing.  We talked about fear.  And we talked about courage.  And if you've followed me at all, you know that I talk about the air in our lungs, the breaths we take, probably far too much.  I reference breathing and suffocating and drowning in my poetry …

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Blogging Everyday in July|Celebrity Distractions

Have you heard about all the beef going down between Taylor Swift, Kanye, and Kim Kardashian?  I guess they're in a fight.  Why do we care?  Because they're famous.  Because it gives us something to focus on.  Because we don't want to focus on the conflicts in our own lives.  We need a distraction.  We …

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Blogging Everyday in July|Connections, Choices, and Everything in Between

Something I think about a lot, and that I was definitely thinking about yesterday, is how everything is connected, and how if one choice was made differently, than not only would my life be changed, but so would the lives of so many other people.  One of the biggest things that makes me think this …

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