Just Some Thoughts I Have, Sharing, Strength, struggles, Thinking, Uncategorized, words, writing

I am still working on my goal of raising funds to attend the Martha's Vineyard Institue of Creative Writing. It's not easy to continuously ask with originality. Honestly, I am running out of words and thank yous. I have reached out my audience over and over again and I know they must be tired of… Continue reading

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Creative Writing HELP

Hello everyone! It has been a long time since I posted a blog. I have not been writing much since the dreaded writer's block has made its way into my life and has settled down for the long haul. Recently, I decided that I need to break through this writer's block and I have been… Continue reading Creative Writing HELP

Just Some Thoughts I Have, music, pain, people, Strength, struggles, Thinking, words, writing

Puerto Rico

I am writing today from within. I write from the roots of my being. I am an American, a Puerto Rican. I am the daughter of an island born on the mainland of a country in turmoil over identity. Today, I see inaction on behalf of other American citizens, on inhabitants of an island in… Continue reading Puerto Rico

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Music Monday’s

I forgot it was Monday and that I should be sharing some music. In the spirit of this weekend-here are my choices. Notice the recurring theme! Because I am a queen that thing goes on-and-on. https://youtu.be/Mq86e4Fhja0 https://youtu.be/T6QKqFPRZSA https://youtu.be/-CPCs7vVz6s

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Let’s Share: Mary Beth

I made a new friend at a conference I attended over the weekend. Please stop by her and visit her blog. She was absolutely delightful and kind. She definitely had an infectious smile. Happy Monday! https://mbcoudal.com/about/  

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Reading and Daughters

I should write some more. I think about the things I should be writing but I have yet to actually write anything. I may be over thinking everything in my life right now, there really isn't much going on other than reading books and hanging out with my daughters. I finally graduated in May. It… Continue reading Reading and Daughters

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Drummer Girl

A poem inspired by my daughter playing Buddy Holly by Weezer. She listened to the song for the first time and played along. Rhythmic pounding Beats in time Par-a-diddle Alternating sticks She pounds out the beat Hit Strike Sticks in hand 1,2,3,4 counts A drummer's soul Dwells inside Her heart beats the counts Of that drummer's… Continue reading Drummer Girl

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Stone Hearts

Stone hearts And stoic faces Bodies moving Unfamiliar places Trying to adjust Appearing to fit in Harboring inside What can’t be shared at all Internally digesting Events that make you cringe Knowing that it’s yours to keep Preserving classification Your privacy in tact No one privileged enough To get through the external hallowed out remains… Continue reading Stone Hearts