freedom, poem, Thoughts, Writing

I Quit.

I quit. I quit trying to fit in. We're conditioned to think that being "in" is what's best when in reality resisting conformity passes the test. I quit. I quit trying to join in with segregated groups-- these organized groups commitment to one view and one way and that is never how I feel on… Continue reading I Quit.

Equanimity, freedom, Thoughts

You v.s. You + the world

There are so many things stacked against us… each one of us. There is no one person or group of people excluded. No matter what subgroup of human being you identify yourself as, you and the world is against you. The world says that beauty is thin and fair-skinned. You hate yourself because your image… Continue reading You v.s. You + the world

Equanimity, Thoughts, Writing

Light in darkness.

My eyes are closed. I see the darkness all around. The hate and anger is thick in the air, taking my breath away. I begin to cry. My soul cries out to those who don’t understand that they have a choice: The choice to hate or to love; To forgive and move forward. But the… Continue reading Light in darkness.

Equanimity, Thoughts

Let’s make America great, again?

Wait, when was America great?? Was it during the times I remember my mom and dad saying when bread cost a quarter? Or the days before seat belts were required? Was it when men were drafted to fight in wars, leaving their families to fend for themselves? Or was it the days when some folks… Continue reading Let’s make America great, again?