Fearless Lou Gehrig and ALS

By now, everyone around the world knows about the "Ice bucket challenge" in support of ALS.  If you like, you can read more about the origin of the Ice Bucket Challenge here. I am sure many of you have laughed at the videos of celebrities getting splashed with ice and water. Some of us have prayed that no one nominates ...

Poem: The Storm

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The seas rise in rage As emotions explode Dreams are shredded Hopes have been shattered It's hard to disengage   The tides fall and rise As darkness veils and lies Fury swallow whole Humanity unknown Still, the ocean denies answers Tears churn into waves But nothing washes off Only the wreckage  Of hearts and minds Fill the debris at sea The storm builds Inside and outside The storm divides Grief and Hope There will be ...

POEM: All Right, Good Night

All right, Good night Sweet dreams, Sleep Tight Words we say On a daily basis To our dearly beloveds Safe travels,  See you soon, Our Good byes Are not supposed to be Final Farewells Everyday exchanges We share So much we take For granted Cherishing our own security While consoling others' loss As days struggle into weeks Time sharpens the anguish Uncertainty gnaws into sanity Still, answers elude All we can do is hope against ...

Poem: The Brilliant Carcass

No amount of concealer Will hide the bruises No foundation Will quite cover the pain No red lipstick Will match the blood Dripping from inside   In the asylum of mind There are battered walls Punctured by screams The cracks on windows Mirror the scars They will never heal They are wounds No one will see or hear   Do I look pretty? Am I thin enough? Will this make me desirable? Should I let ...

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