Category from my journal
I sat on the balcony overlooking the gardens, the humidity kissed air caressed my skin. I was soaking in the quietness and warmth of this tropical paradise, the chosen escape in celebration of my birthday when my solitude was interrupted. It was room service delivering breakfast my friend had ordered to surprise me. It was […]
Each surge of guilt stripped another layer of her heart leaving it raw. Like salty ocean currents on open wounds condemnation, steeped to her very core.
All over the island stands our national tree the lignum-vitae, known as ironwood for its strength; emblematic of the tenacity of a people. This time of year, it is a sheer delight to witness the site of lignum-vitae trees almost enshrouded in yellow Sulphur butterflies in their frenzied mating ritual. One afternoon as I savored […]
I simply wish to challenge us not to allow an area of perceived lack to be the rudder that charts our entire course at whatever the cost.
SECOND Second hand Second place Second class Second best Second hand that’s what I’ll be to the one who’ll come to set My heart, Soul Mind His body free Not bright and shiny Like a penny new Or a blade of grass after night sends its dew I was impatient you see Thought it wouldn’t […]
Let the rain do my crying Let if fall to the earth like broken dreams Through the cracks Let it beat down on leaves Like a lover’s rage summoned by a love, A dream A hope ….lost Let the rain do my crying For I am dried up inside Emotions chaffed from the absence […]
I remember the day I failed my driving test for the third time! Disappointment, shame, defeat, anger were some of the emotions that soared through me. So I made a boo boo with one road rule, even trying to remember the rule now is confusing but at the time I felt a gross miscarriage of […]