Relinquished Hope

Like a blooming flower emerging through the cracks of cemented walkways on the weary streets, she enforces her beauty upon the hovering souls, both lost and found – infiltrating their minds with wonder without a single sound. Dragging feet come to a halt with an overwhelming feeling of intrigue, submerged in blissful confusion on just…

Love Needs No Invite

So I haven’t done a daily prompt in quite some time, but it’s a new year and I am fresh off my writing break, if you will. As I sit here in downtown Houston at Starbucks, spinning my creative wheels, in hopes of landing at a destination that’ll add some flare to the word “invitation”;…

Premonitory Funk

Chasing dreams catching nightmares Trapped in the curse of good intent Ignoring the cautionary tales Welcoming the suspense Voices Voices Voices in my head shoving the blame in every direction you knew! No, you knew! We knew! We had protection Our peace our craft our spirituality our vision… All exposed and tainted because of one…

Four Little Words

It’s Tuesday night, and I could probably think of a million other things that I should be doing right now, but I’ve placed my life on pause for a good reason this time – she’s worth it, but what about my dreams? No, no it doesn’t matter; my talent won’t vanish. I wonder does she…

Vigorous Flame

  From dust we become, to dust we return on this vicious cycle of love Will I forever be burned? Can I, infact call it love when love itself has no aim for destruction? Fear resides behind the very idea of this spontaneous combustion Then again, I ask What is love without it’s soaring, vigorous…

Coffee Beans

What is it about the smell of fresh coffee beans, the sound of tiny stirring spoons hitting porcelain mugs ever so subtlety, and the muffled murmurs of universal conversation that get the senses aroused? I looked outside the window of my favorite coffee shop upon the congested street and shuttered at the thought of reality…