Published in the 2014 issue of the Eclectic literary magazine. I’m naked to the waist. God is the just the harlot that I left behind in room 166. This morning she offered breakfast; I wanted no part of it. Last time her grainy grits tasted like anxiety. I left my faith along with yesterday’s clothing… Continue reading deserted.
My journey with the vegan (plant-based) lifestyle began in February 2016. After years of struggling with post high school weight gain, I was searching on YouTube for ways to lose weight when I came across quite a few videos about veganism. At this point, I still had an unhealthy mindset in regards to food and… Continue reading My Experience with the Plant-Based, Vegan Diet
Today as I was walking home from class, I was mentally budgeting the money that I have available as I await the arrival of a few sources of income that I am expecting to come over the next couple of weeks. As I walked thinking of this, I noticed a one dollar bill on the… Continue reading A small lesson in perspective.
“Know your worth” is a phrase that is repeated so often that it is borderline cliché, but it is such an important mantra to incorporate into your daily life. This phrase is often offered as advice to those who are dealing with issues within their romantic lives, but it can and should be applied to… Continue reading What Does It Mean to Know Your Worth?
“The man who knows something knows that he knows nothing at all.” Everyone is “woke” these days. I can admit that there have been times in my life in which I fit the mold of the stereotypical poet refashioning and regurgitating empty words of wisdom. Even as I draft this post, I find myself holding… Continue reading I Don’t Have All Of The Answers & That’s Okay