My Life Be Like, poetry

If You Left

Photo by Fillipe Gomes on Pexels.com Life is short but the journey to happiness seems never ending.  You take ten steps forward just to take ten back. Starting back at zero, wondering if there is anywhere left for you to go. Should you start over again or let it be whatever it’s going to be? You say… Continue reading If You Left

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My Childhood in Rio

When I first arrived in the United States in the summer of 1998, my mother and I lived in my uncle's house in Berkeley, California. He had sponsored our tourist visa. After picking us up from LAX, he took us to Disneyland and Universal Studios, before we made the six hour drive to his home.… Continue reading My Childhood in Rio

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Running Back To An Ex… Don’t Do It!

Photo by Avonne Stalling on Pexels.com On several occasions I've found myself running back to what's and/or who is familiar to me and it most cases the outcome has always been the same. I'm sitting there regretting making a U-Turn to go back to the place I've left for a specific reason, wishing I would… Continue reading Running Back To An Ex… Don’t Do It!

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Unit 8 At 2:58pm

The sound of the screaming 30 feet away, will always be a vivid vocal memory. Chills that stopped me in my tracks as soon as I approached the trauma. My heart sank and my body froze. I could not move. I was stuck from any sudden movement. All the hair on my body was standing… Continue reading Unit 8 At 2:58pm

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TSS – “Drank & Sativa”

We were bound to cross paths; finally come face to face because those late night texts were getting intense. All that talk about how much you wanted me. All that talk about how you'd do my body. It was time to see if all that talk had action behind it. I hopped in my car;… Continue reading TSS – “Drank & Sativa”

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Lifesavers R Us

  I've got another story from my sophomore year in college. I had 3 other roommates in our apartment style dorm unit that year. We all had separate rooms but shared a common area and a kitchen. I had two roommates from New Orleans. Ironically, they had the same names as well. I called one… Continue reading Lifesavers R Us

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The Good News and the Bad News

Hey loves, Happy to announce that today is my last day of work and then I have five days off. I can not wait to relax and then celebrate Christmas and my birthday with my family and friends. I have another birthday celebration coming up on December 30th and I am SUPER excited. The first… Continue reading The Good News and the Bad News