Slumber subsides, Giving way to thoughts of you. Are they dream carryovers? The continuation of a unconscious play Fighting its way into the living world? Who cares? The show must go on. I, sitting on a couch, Hold you sitting on my lap, Your legs thrown sideways With your arms around my neck. The fingers … Continue reading Distant Dreams
White privilege is a thing, and once people stop reacting to it as though it's a negative connotation thrust at white people and see it as a societal current state of affairs people might give themselves pause enough to begin having the discussion. I'm not non-white. I've never had to deal with, nor could I … Continue reading White Privilege Exists; Stop Being So Defensive
I caught the wind, If only for a fleeting moment; Not in my hands- But in a solitary breath- Inhaling the fragrance, Which embedded itself Onto the very fabric of my being. -SMW-
I had the recent pleasure of visiting Riga; such a beautiful city with a tragic, war-filled history. Here are some random photographs. I'll try to caption what I can remember in the upcoming days. -SMW-
Here's a little non-poetic, personal stuff for ya. 6 months ago, 181 days precisely, I embarked on a new journey; the journey of sobriety. After years of punishing my body and bad decisions, it was time. The catalyst that created the realization is irrelevant, but it became apparent that I no longer had a grip … Continue reading Sobriety
Enjoying some treats on my last day in Latvia.