Love conquers all. Love is the most powerful force known to mankind, overcoming any barrier we put in front of it. Pursue your passions. We value passion, art, ingenuity far too little; make time for the things you love. Self-expression is vital. Honour your brokenness, your imperfections, your scars, whether physical or metaphysical. Imperfection… Continue reading 16 Things I Learned in 2016
Free me From this cage I have built For myself. Free me From shattered mirrors Revealing broken dreams. Free me From this cage of glass Where all my suffering can be seen. Free me From this smoke-filled room, From the smoke That stings my eyes And fills my lungs. Free me From this pain Following… Continue reading Free Me
There is a flame that created us. There is a flame within us, Not to be doused but to be fed. There are fires that came before, Fires they danced and sang and Shared stories around. There are fires ahead. There is a fire in the hungry man on the street, A fire in the… Continue reading Words on Fire
There is something undoubtedly magical about this time of year. As the leaves burst into song, perhaps a part of us does too. Perhaps as the leaves show us the colours of fire and warmth, we can absorb and radiate that energy. So sing on, dear reader, and harmonize with the world around you.
A like, a follow, a tweet, or shares Are the traps my generation ensnares. A world lies trapped within the screen Voicing the thoughts of the poet, athlete, drama queen. One wonders if it could have been foreseen; The demise of humanity, the loss of green? An illusion, a virtual reality Of foes turned friends,… Continue reading #antisocialmedia
Because language is the most powerful tool mankind has created. Because the pen is mightier than the sword when wielded with care. Because it is two words that begin a marriage, It is three words that can change a life, It is language which contains the key to understanding. Because the written word can take… Continue reading Why I Write
Art is defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary as "something that is created with imagination and skill and that is beautiful or that expresses important ideas or feelings." Be it music, sculptures, dance, poetry; art allows us to free ourselves, to go beyond the humdrum of existence and explore the boundless depths of imagination, to explore… Continue reading Motivation Monday: What is Art?
In the spirit of Valentine's Day and the media encouraging materialism and the need for another's love, I thought it was important to remind you of the most important love: loving yourself. As social creatures, we have been taught since birth that our happiness relies on the approval and love of others, and if that is not… Continue reading The Rules of Self-Love
How much credit Do these credit cards give me? In a world ruled by the labels on our purses Who are the real rulers? The corporate overlords? I don't know what real excitement is; My feelings are given to me In the media, on the racks of department stores. I will go to school, Spending… Continue reading The Dangers of Capitalism
The only thing holding you back from success is your self-doubt. Forgiving yourself is the hardest thing you will ever have to do, and the most important. What you put out into the world is what you get back. Learn to appreciate the little things, because not everyone has what you have, and if you… Continue reading 15 Things I learned in 2015