A Child of the Sun, a Star

I am born from the people of the sun. I have seen the building of our temples and the tear down of our kings. I tend to our flora and make friends with their fauna; Their mythical spirits dance and sing within my soul. They became one with the people under yellow and red, indigenous…

Valentines Day

I love Valentines Day. Something about a whole day dedicated to loving friends and family and significant others makes me feel all warm and gooey, and it’s a corporate holiday I take a huge liking too. Much like people would to Christmas or Superbowl Sunday. So this Valentines Day, like every Valentines day since Freshman…

Different Directions

Hello Hello! It’s been a whole month since I posted the concept introduction of Under the Weather      – previously under the title of a prologue- or anything else for that matter. But, just because I haven’t posted doesn’t mean that I haven’t been writing. For the past four weeks I’ve been writing for…

Preview/ Concept Introduction

Jamie and I sat on the side of the roof that faced the Gold Medallion tree, watching the flowers that told us fall was here bloom a bright yellow. Under the light of a lamppost, you could see each individual petal floating toward the ground when the wind blew just right.  Sometimes, the petals chased…

Where I’m From

I am from the cracks growing up brown walls and the thirst that cries from yellow grass. I am from old cars that don’t work and clubhouses with wasps nests that sing all night. I am from screams on the porch at midnight after family parties downtown. I am from a home where avocado trees…