Grief: Kid’s Book Narrative Idea

Ideally, each kid’s book will have one word that it is focused on and an animal with that theme word so the book can be picked up used by child of any nationality. For this book, Grief, I imagined Giraffes as the characters instead of people. I’m channeling a bit of my younger self inContinue reading “Grief: Kid’s Book Narrative Idea”

Minutes to Never – Poem

I woke up this morning, eyes still red and puffy, dried streaks of tears once there,My heart still heavy, burdened, A levee, by the memories we once sharedOne life, one moment, one laugh, one love; flooding thoughts of my soul about youNot one minute, one smile, one touch in a while, until I am inContinue reading “Minutes to Never – Poem”

Learning from My Mother’s Death

People often commented on how strong I am to have gone through so much. But I became strong because I often had to be, not because I wanted to be. I pushed through the pain. I sucked it up, dried my tears and kept it moving. I’ve always done that. It’s the 1st survival techniqueContinue reading “Learning from My Mother’s Death”