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Reflections on Family, Chaos, and a Five-Month-Old

Saturday, January 13, 2018

I've tried to start this post so many times now. There. A sentence! Woot! Quite frankly, I've been in a very reflective mood these last few days. You see, my mom was rushed to the hospital and I spent that evening by the phone waiting for news from my dad. It just so happened that I had ...

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Changes – Out with the Old, In with the New

Sunday, January 7, 2018

It has been an incredible roller-coaster ride after my last post. I thought for sure I was done. Done with writing and blogging. Done with ambition. Done. For those tuning in now, let me bring you up to speed, my last post was written on July 8th, 2016.  Let that sink in - Two Thousand and Sixteen. ...

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Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Shh! In the darkness, Do not speak. In the morning, Do not think. Just silence. Who needs to know What this heart yearns for Or What troubles It beholds? Shhh! Troubles scream, Piecing my soul! It hurts! Aches! This anxiety In my very being! "But silence!" they say. Who are "they," Behind their glass homes And hidden gems? "They" who negotiate and gain From the silence I retain. Fuck the system! Telling me I should live in ...

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Misadventures of Italian Class

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

From cafes, to movies, to wonderful books, Italian seemed like the perfect language to learn! You'd think that speaking Spanish and intermediate French would help in the learning. Here was the train of thought: Spanish helped me pick up French fairly quickly. If I wanted to write a good sentence in French, all I would ...

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Tale from Ancient Times

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Hymns of triumphs sung at dawn Senses close to the world above Beneath this glory shalt he sleep A restless dream of unending greed Once the King of Heavenly Post Now a shrewd revengeful ghost From tombs of old shall power spring Rising to aid our fallen kin Tears of gold on dying land Howling Wind and Restless Sea United with thy Golden Flame Renewing that ...

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