Why?

You ask me why,Why is the sky blue?Why do we breathe air?Why does my heart beat with excitement at the thought of you?Why do I feel nothing but security when I am in your arms?Why do your lips taste so good when ours meet?Why are the stars aligned? Why is the earth round? Why do…

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Finding Courage

This blog post came about in an interesting way, so the other day I was having a conversation with a friend who then said to me, “I wish I was as brave as you, you were unhappy in your personal situation and you decided to do something about it.” For a few seconds, I genuinely…

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I Hesitate

I hesitate, To tell you just how much you mean to me,For fear that you’ll know too much,I hesitate,To let you fully in because then you’ll be able to hurt me,I hesitate,Because being around you is a feeling I cannot describe,I hesitate,Because in all my life, I thought I had felt it all,But the feeling…

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Loneliness

It’s kind of funny how it’s only in the dead of night,Your feelings of inadequacy creep in,You feel the walls closing in on you,And everything you think you know is questioned,Loneliness is a funny thing,It robs you of the joys in your life, even if they’re small,Feelings of being overwhelmed swirl in your mind,And you…

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Why We Still Blog

As our four year blogversary approaches, I thought it might be interesting to sit and think about the reason(s) why we still churn out a weekly blog and maybe think about, is anyone reading this mini blog anyways? Sometimes, it’s good to do some housecleaning and there’s simply no time like the present to do…

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Book Review: The Death Of Vivek Oji

Have you ever had a book just capture your attention right from the offset? Be it the cover, the title and then the content? Not only is this book by an author from the LGBTQIA community and Black, let me tell you about how good it feels to get my hands on a book that…

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Sabotage

All this time, I claimed to know what I want,Now, it’s here in front of me,In all its calm, patient glory and I don’t know what to do with it,I’m so scared it’s a trap,The other shoe will drop,There will be a catch and I will realize why I’ve had my guard up this whole…

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Our Life Altering Playlist

The suns out, the vitamin D is on tap, summer vibes are fully in the air and what screams summer more than blasting music from your car as you cruise down the road? I am that person who cannot put the car into D until there is music coming out of my speakers. I don’t…

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Sitting in Discomfort

Three hundred and sixty five days and counting from the Summer of 2020. We’ve “finished” riding the BLM wave, we’ve listened to countless numbers of members of our Asian communities express their lived experiences of being verbally attacked, targeted and in the case of the mass shooting in the US- murdered. In Canada, we are…

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Treasure

I know you will dismiss it when I tell you,But you are a treasure,Your patience and willingness to help never ceases to amaze me,Your smile and laughter lights up the room,Your gentle touch on the back of my arm reassures me,Your soft caress as we drive in the car,All things, I treasure and think of…

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