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…

The Pursuit of Balance

"What is your most desirable ambition in life?" I feel that the most common answer would be, "to be successful." But as society continues to let wealth and money dictate the measurement of success, everyone has different ways of achieving, let alone, defining it. But when asked the question again, how many times have you … Continue reading The Pursuit of Balance

Identity vs. Role – One step towards Success

I attended a sales training seminar for work. During the lecture, I had learned that there are two factors that affect the way we perceive ourselves. What I also learned is that perception plays a big role in how we strive for success. Now, mind you that in the context of the seminar, these two … Continue reading Identity vs. Role – One step towards Success

Because great c…

Because great copy -- copy that sells, copy that moves people -- appeals to both sides of the brain. Both logic and emoion. - Pamela Wilson #bigbrandsystem #copywriting #marketingwisdomFor all you fellow marketing folks out there, here are some words of wisdom from Pamela Wilson, a notable and award winning market consultant and graphic designer. … Continue reading Because great c…

5 ways to survive your Post-grad crisis

A very brief catch up session with a dear friend of mine sparked my longing to blog again. I know I rarely post anything (which I'm trying to change), but today's conversation gave me the inspiration for tonight's post. Now, mind you, that I actually have had the same conversation with at least two other … Continue reading 5 ways to survive your Post-grad crisis

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

Beauty and its ugliness

Nicole Salazar CRWT 130 Final Beauty and its Ugliness Because there’s nothing more beautiful than the way the ocean refuses to stop kissing the shoreline, no matter how many times it’s sent away. - Sarah Kay I would tell her that there’s nothing more beautiful than the how the wind knows where to blow away … Continue reading Beauty and its ugliness