The Most Genuine Love Story – And it’s Not A Fairy tale

A while back I had posted a spoken word video that deeply touched me. Janette Ikz performed the poem "I Will Wait for You" and each word struck me with honesty and understanding. She defined what it means to have value and respect every woman should have for herself. She set the bar for standards, while … Continue reading The Most Genuine Love Story – And it’s Not A Fairy tale

Above the Ship Wreck

My favorite poet, Sarah Kay and her poem "Ghost Ship" from her latest book No Matter the Wreckage had inspired me to express how I deal with the "ship wrecks" of my life. Her witty lines and illustrative lyrics encouraged me to share how my spirituality and religious beliefs give me the superhuman energy to … Continue reading Above the Ship Wreck

The Ride

Spoken Word- Centennial Audition “The Ride” Hi. There’s something I’ve been meaning to ask you/ But before I ask you, I’m going to dive into the inner workings of your mind, And compare them to mine/ Now I get it, we do things differently/ We have different morals, values and priorities/ We have different definitions … Continue reading The Ride

“It’s scary lea…

"It's scary leap when you have no idea if you're going to fall or fly. But one thing about believing in something greater than yourself is that you may not know the answer of HOW or WHERE, but there is a higher entity that has the power to create a safe landing pad if you … Continue reading “It’s scary lea…

Why We are Here

So this was my very first spoken word poem attempt. My church held a speech contest among the congregations in Southern California and the winner had the opportunity to speak at the high school recognition night reception. I know this is another religion poem, but I hope you all enjoy. I found it hard to … Continue reading Why We are Here

Upon the Dimly Lit Road

Earlier this year marked my church congregation's 10th year anniversary. Three very talented and passionate brethren, along with myself, wrote a spoken word poem that revealed our spirituality, displayed our sincerity and expressed our dignity. Hope you enjoy! Upon the Dimly Lit Road “the instruction or improvement of a person morally or intellectually”/ synonym: enlightenment/ … Continue reading Upon the Dimly Lit Road

Life is not a s…

Life is not a spectator sport, if you're going to spend your whole life in the grandstand just watching what goes on, in my opinion you're wasting your life. - Jackie Robinson Watching 42. #respect #baseball #brooklyngoeshard

Food for Thought

There's a sort of beauty in mystery and a sort of ugliness in knowing too much at one time. Human beings are naturally curious and it intrigues us when we have the opportunity to wonder. Yours Truly

“I Will Wait For You” by Janette Ikz

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=igCj3jsbcqs Janette is a poet that speaks truth. She talks about an attitude so rare nowadays that it has inspired me to publish it on my blog. I posted this because I believe her message is powerful and important. I've seen so many women throw away their values and morals just because they want to … Continue reading “I Will Wait For You” by Janette Ikz