Better Days Ahead 

​For the past several weeks, I have been on an emotional roller coaster. These weeks have been a mixture of emotions including but not limited to: excitement, anxiety, fear and even sadness. I was excited and still am excited about my debut novel Poka City Blues being sold in stores soon, but I am also … Continue reading Better Days Ahead 

What is in a Nickname? 

​Nicknames are funny are they not? I know some folks may disagree. Whether you agree or disagree, the fact that remains is that you yourself has a nickname or two or three or more. There is no escaping it. It is almost like a rite of passage.  I have two nicknames that I am not … Continue reading What is in a Nickname? 

An Unusual Epode 

​Hellooooo and good evening to all. You have no idea, but I have been on a crazy whirlwind. I have been here, there and everywhere! Lawdddddd Hammercy on my determined soul! I have been so busy that I have not had the chance to post my recent flash story poem about my Paternal Grandfather Howard … Continue reading An Unusual Epode 

A Big Thumbs Up! 

​Here's a BIG thumbs up to all the writers, authors, poets and bloggers! Writing can be a bit daunting and even frustrating sometimes, but we stick with it because it is a worthwhile profession. Here's to sticking to your dreams and never giving up no matter what! You are doing the #write thing!  On a … Continue reading A Big Thumbs Up! 

Winter Sorrows 

​It is thirty degrees outside and it is bone shattering cold. When the wind blows, it feels as if it is blowing straight through to your soul. The sun is out shinning, yet there is frost on the ground and black ice over the roads.  As I sit here all warm and cozy in my … Continue reading Winter Sorrows 

What is Life? 

​I have two questions for you. What is Life to YOU and how would YOU define it? Everyone has their own definition, I posted mine below. If you live your life the way I defined below, you are indeed living your life to the fullest. Look for ways to make your life more meaningful and … Continue reading What is Life?