man wearing guy fawkes mask while sitting on silver honda civic

Have you ever been friends with an outcast?  When I was seventeen my social circle consisted of the youth group at my church. I grew up in a small town so we had basically the same set of teenagers attending every week.  There was one kid in my[…]

selective focus photography of woman lying on flowers

Have you ever felt invisible? When I wrote “My Eyes”, this was how I was feeling. It felt like on the inside I was this strong woman full of potential, starting to emerge, but nobody could see me. Nobody could hear the woman on the inside screaming to[…]

seashore with coconut tree under blue sky during daytime

Living Water is my second favorite poem that I have ever written. I also wrote this poem when I was a seventeen-year-old girl back in good ole 1999. I was raised in a deeply religious family. Faith was the root that kept my family together despite a lot of[…]