🛑🤔 Unbecoming Forgotten

🛑🤔 Unbecoming Forgotten

I know:     You are special. Yet at some point:     You forgot. Maybe you forgot by accident. Some choose to misremember on purpose. And many see their potential, but outer voices convince them to stay forgotten. So people no longer know their own innerVerse of old...
Don’t Fall Down The Rabbit Hole

Don’t Fall Down The Rabbit Hole

PermissionThe boy said, “Daddy, is it okay if I just call you ‘Dad?’”I replied that I appreciated him asking, but explained it was his choice.”Okay, I’m going to call you ‘Dad,’” he said.ConfirmationOver 14 years ago, I invited an old school friend...
A Writer’s Carol – by Mr. (Scrooge) Villalva

A Writer’s Carol – by Mr. (Scrooge) Villalva

Do you remember the moment you knew you were meant to be a writer?I’ve read about people knowing at an early age that writing was their purpose. Their early calling compels me to take on a Scrooge-like demeanor because I’m not that writer.I’m a late bloomer and that...
The U.S. election is over. Here’s who I chose…

The U.S. election is over. Here’s who I chose…

The world didn’t end after the U.S. elected its new president. My friends haven’t started moving to another country and nobody’s bought a bunker to my knowledge.  The Days Before the (Re)Public Spoke It was painful as crap. I couldn’t visit Facebook without...
Open Letter to the Humans Who Haunt Me

Open Letter to the Humans Who Haunt Me

The phone rang but I didn’t answer. It was him. It was her. It was you. I thought the humans expected something from me. Not anything of value, just more than I could offer. These people cared about me, and I cared about them, but I didn’t know how to show it,...