This is the second blog post in a four part series about my travels in India. This post will focus on my adventures touring India with my dude and m’lady. Click here for the first part of the series, ‘Adventures in India (1 of 4): Adjusting to Indian Culture’.
Adventures in India: Touring India
My dude and I arrived in the Delhi airport from Mumbai. We had plans to meet our third travel companion, m’lady, and continue our adventures touring India together. ...READ MORE...
Feeling overwhelmed by the recent violence in Portland, I wrote this poem to honor and remember the dream of Martin Luther King Jr.
Remember the Dream
a heart filled with hate
and eyes tunnel visioned
a brain filled with simplicities
and focused on division ...READ MORE...
This is the first of four posts about my Adventures in India. This first post will focus on my experience with adjusting to Indian Culture.
Adventures in India: Adjusting to Indian Culture
In December 2016 I traveled around India for about 3 weeks with two of my close friends, my dude and m’lady. The primary motivation for going to India was to attend our guy friend’s 4 day traditional Indian wedding. My friends and I also took this opportunity to travel to various parts of India. ...READ MORE...
Through utilizing my ever growing collection of nature based metaphors, I will briefly reflect on my most recent camping road trip adventure.
Nature Based Metaphors and My Life
Nature based metaphors are a powerful tool to use when trying to understand the dynamics and behavior of something potentially intangible. Recently I turned off my cell phone for the weekend and escaped on a camping road trip around NE Washington. My ultimate goal focused on disconnection from the every day hustle. However, now reflecting back on my experience, I realize that I actually longed for a re-connection to nature. And, to highlight the complexity of my internal adventure, I will use nature based metaphors to explore my intense weekend journey. The nature based metaphor themes include: earth, water, wind, heart, and fire. ...READ MORE...
I wrote this poem about a fictional stale marriage using inspiration from a Creative Collaboration. I posted on Facebook: “Look to your right, what do you see?” All answers to the question are formatted in the poem like *this*, and I wrote the poem within the goal of an hour.
A Stale Marriage
Stuck between *dirty dishes
A red bed pillow
And the wall* ...READ MORE...