You can have all the tools…

As I work to get this poetry stuff out, to figure out why sharing it with the world feels so necessary, I’m starting to figure out how to make it more useful. You know, to the people listening. You can see that shift in these two videos. From just saying the poem and explaining, toContinue reading “You can have all the tools…”

Gut Punch Poetry #2

How do you believe in yourself when the path forward is unclear? Where does the faith that you will be able to do what you set out to do come from? My second #poem from the #gutcheckpoetry book I’m sharing out loud, is about what it feels like to not have a clear plan, and build the momentum youContinue reading “Gut Punch Poetry #2”

Before You Pour That Cup

Some poor soul busted their ass to pick the beans in the hot sun with blisters on their fingers,
another person drove an big ass truck with no air conditioning on a broken road to get them to a boat,
a team of people left their families for weeks getting that boat to a dock,
another group of workers unloaded the container that includes those beans while on their twelfth hour of work,