“Year In Review – 2013”
The parlance of my year has gone a little like this…
January brought expectations of restoration from past hurts and failures
While the next 28 days of love brought the same ole same ole.
— but I’m not trippin.
March brought a few professional changes that put a pin to my pen and paper;
while the month that brought forth my birth
birthed a new logic of what true friendship really is.
Mother’s month highlighted the queen to my queen;
aligning up with the consistency of her love and enduring care.
Oh and June?
Death sparked my heart to open up just a little more than before,
while July doused flames of sky lit lullabies, reducing them to nothing but
Touches from its breeze are still fresh on my skin,
the calm before the spin
down a bottle of
The next few weeks invoked freedom from demons
Even though secrets still attempt to hang on for dear [life]…
The month with hollow faces brought a sweet sense of
While the second to last stirred up a
confidence and renewal.
…And here I am.
Writ in hand,
Ready to walk into the rest of my future.
Tattooed on my [Left] is a reminder…
To not fall for past hurts because
the heart that’s made to love me is on [his] way.
Etched in my soul is the determination and passion to reflect
no one but the [One] who saved me.
Behind the lenses of my eyes lies a resilience and faith
that will not back down.
On my back are the bruises from swindlers and abusers,
— they are all healed up now.
Under my feet is the red carpet prophesying to the stellar prospects that lie ahead.
I’m walking in.
– from the heart of Joc