If I Had One Wish Before I Die

If I had one wish before I die, I would like to stand on a large stage before thousands of people. A pool of white light illuminates where I am standing. Bottom lip trembling. Hands shaking. Take a  breath,  Peter...Just breathe. I look out into the crowd and say, "We are here on this planet... Continue Reading →

A Bit of Prose: I Am…..

This was originally posted May 11th, 2014 on my blog site. I am reposting this for World Bipolar Day. 5.7 million people in the United States, about 2.7 percent of the population, have bipolar disorder. Although our labels may say clinical mood disorder, rapid-cycle bipolar, or schizoaffective disorder, this diagnosis does not define us. For... Continue Reading →

HER SILENCE

This was originally posted on the Hasty Words website. Thank you very much Hasty for this opportunity. You can check Hasty out on her website and Twitter at the provided links. You can also check her out on Facebook and Instagram.  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A Bit Of Prose: HER SILENCE I have no poetry No song No creative thought... Continue Reading →

This is Why Love and Marriage are a Big Lie

This was originally written for a guest blog opportunity posted on the Rachel From The OC website. Thank you Rachel Thompson for this awesome guest blogging opportunity, as well as some writing advice. For more information regarding Rachel’s media company, Bad Redhead Media, or her website and social media, please visit the provided links. This... Continue Reading →

The Day That I Survived Suicide

Trigger warning: Suicide, depictions of self-injury. This is a very raw, honest account of my suicide attempt in mid-2012. These are thoughts and feelings I had in the moments leading up to my suicide attempt. If you or someone you know is struggling with thoughts of suicide and/or self-injury, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline... Continue Reading →

Never Forget 9/11

"No day shall erase you from the memory of time." - Virgil Today is September 11th, 2015. Fourteen years ago was the worst day in American history. Nearly 3,000 innocent people lost their lives in the greatest terrorist attack on American soil. And I remember it like it was yesterday. It was September 11th, 2001.... Continue Reading →

; The Story Of The Little Boy and the Snake ;

This is not an original story written my me. This is a re-written version of an old parable scribed by American Indian elders many centuries ago. Versions of this parable has been shared and passed down from generation to generation from many different cultures around the world. Some versions have a tiger and a mongoose, others have a cat and... Continue Reading →

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