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”

For the Both of Us- Poem

Remember the songs I’ve sung. The stories I’ve toldLet the lessons I taught you carry you til you’re old.I taught you what I knew though it still wasn’t muchHope that I changed your world through my temporary touch.Remember the nights that I held you, eyes filled with tearsPrayers whispered in your ears will carry youContinue reading “For the Both of Us- 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”