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Finding (more like making) time to write consistently

One of the biggest challenges in blogging is writing consistently. Even though I have been blogging for years, I am only now starting to get my groove. I am developing a daily writing habit, somewhat kickstarted by my recent road trip. I have some other ideas for blogging consistently to share.

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The Absolutely Best Stuff I Read This Week #1

I read widely and have pretty varied interests. This shows up in how I consume information online. There is a lot of crap but there are some shining moments. For your Sunday reading pleasure, here is The Absolutely Best Stuff I Read This Week.

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Sometimes you have to just leap

We all grew up hearing… ‘Look before you leap’ ‘Look both ways before you cross the street’ ‘Fools rush in where angels fear to tread’ Sayings like these are designed to keep us from rushing into “dangerous” situations (obviously not necessarily physical danger). But sometimes we take this too literally and start to see trouble…

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Film in Jamaica

On Monday night, I went to my first event in the 2012 edition of Kingston on the Edge. This urban arts festival is apparently the largest in the English speaking  Caribbean. There was some question about whether it would be staged this year, but happily they pulled it off. So what did I go to?…

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Somniphobe

Tonight I cried From the weight Of sleeplessness Lids pried open Afraid to fall Knowing each night That I’ll wake Alone

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I’m a poet and didn’t show it

I have maintained for a long time, that I write primarily for myself. Nowhere is this more true than when it comes to my poetry. I never read my poems out loud and don’t generally draw attention to the fact that I even write. Some of this stems from a pretty deep-rooted fear that my…

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Sick inside

Belly cramping Ball in my chest Eyes glazing over Mind in a daze Hands clenched Throat closing down Sick from and of it Tired in so many ways

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Is it too late?

Can I say I’m sorry For the pain that I caused I never realized who I hurt It wasn’t my goal To threaten your peace I never realized what you lost I sit where you were Alone as you must have felt I just realized what I did

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Music of my life

At first there was only silence My life had just begun Then you stepped in  on a roaring wind You said you were the one It seemed a bit like magic From air a symphony sprung You took my hand to be my man And so began our song You found the rhythm of my…

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Breathing room

A slow intake Refreshing the spirit  You flow through My very soul Deeply absorbed My body renewed Exhaling softly Again. 

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Do you remember?

The whispered words Barely restrained Hands drew me close The frenzied kiss Hungrily shared Breath on our skin The raging heat Completely scorched Bodies in an embrace The quiet goodnight Softly welcomed Lips as if in a dream

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Not strong enough

I really don’t think I can do this again Will I be your lover? Or perhaps just a friend? Should I stay right here Or try to walk away? Maybe block you out Or hear what you say I want you to be there But it’s getting too hard Maybe I will have to Be…

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Reversal

The strong one Who doesn’t need help Who gets the job done Who supports you Who lends a hand Is struggling, is scared And needs someone strong

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On my pillow

A simple thought Triggers the flood Opens the gates Of my eyes The salty stream Clouds my sight Mars the face Of my heart This quiet eruption Brings no release Drains the life Of my soul

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