NatureDust swirling in a warm breeze,The earthy smell of wet dirt,Crunchy sand between one's toes,The full, silvery moon on a clear night,Drifting, weightless butterflies,The rough bark of a cedar tree,Sweet, fragrant orange blossoms,The solemn silence of the desert,Gentle ripples along a lake's edge,The juicy tartness of wild blackberries,Haunting howls from a wolf,The salty air of … Continue reading Nature


Impatient Do you lie awake at night, feeling the same anxious longing? Does your heart beat, with the same bittersweet impatience? Time seems to drag on so slowly, without thought or care of my restless soul. There are thousands of words still unsaid between us. I wait with a heavy, hopeful heart. Happy Easter tomorrow! … Continue reading Impatient

National Poetry Writing Month

It's April, which means it's time for National Poetry Writing Month! If you aren't familiar with it, then go ahead and click here. This project devotes a whole month to writing poetry every day, which sounds super creative, but honestly, a little daunting to me. I figured that I'll just try to challenge myself to … Continue reading National Poetry Writing Month

Movie Review: Wonder Woman 1984

DC Comics/ Warner Bros. After many, many long months since issuing the first trailer and waiting through the pandemic after yet more pushed back release dates, Wonder Woman 1984 was finally released in America back on Christmas! Unfortunately, my city, like many others around the US, is on lock-down, and so all of the theaters … Continue reading Movie Review: Wonder Woman 1984

the good, the bad, and the ugly of the holidays

The idea for this post came from my cousin, Jen. Her suggestion came at a time when I was running out of ideas, so she saved me from writer's block and/or writing about something lame. Thanks, Jen! She might guest-write a post for me one of these days, so be sure to check back! The … Continue reading the good, the bad, and the ugly of the holidays