Hello and welcome back to Poetic Resurrection. The poem FOLLOW is a combination of various dreams which represent past lives. Written in prose, I envisioned a pottery maker in the year 300 B.C. Keeping the feeling of what I experienced and after extensive research on what kind of pottery was being made in this era, I wrote the first part. Here a glimpse of the first section and the reading. Soon to be released on Amazon. Enjoy!
Fire burns tall in the kiln. Hues sway of saffron, cardinal, amber with hints of cobalt mesmerize as the salty drops from the forehead—stings eyes. Hands bleed from the dryness of yellow clay creating blood henna. Craft soldiers for Emperor Qin Shi Huang—molding soldier’s figure, carve fine details. Body aches from laboring days, thoughts of children playing, yearning family. Outside the screams of whips upon the skin of convicts in this blistering purgatory. Death visited before thirty-eight years, my handmade tile—tombstone. Ask and it shall be given—silence. Yet, I followed.
It is with great privilege to have Luis J. Rodriquez, Los Angeles Poet Laureate 2014 to 2016, discussing his life, inspirations and his poem “Words”. His service to the community and his life-changing insight has influenced underprivileged youth enhance their lives through writing.
Forget is about a woman who reminisces about an abusive relationship and how she changes and moves on with her life. Because of such great feedback I’ve received on the video I’ve decided to release. I thought at first it might have been too strong of a subject but like the poem states “Reality needs exposure”. I felt I should practice my own words. Here’s a link to the actual poem FORGET
Enjoy and I would love to hear from you. If you have problems with the link below, try this FORGET poem
So many times we forget about the small experiences that give us joy and think only about the future or the past. I’ve done the same. We’re concerned about our bills, our home (rent/mortgage), expenses and yet time isn’t taken to enjoy the fruits of our labor. Enjoy life with friends, family, and many gratitudes because those memories are what life is about. Be blessed.
Love the passion Jason Silva has in his YouTube videos. Had to write a blog on this today because of this video. I see where it fits in life. Having to deal with routine, financial situations yet balancing the emotions of fighting through the garbage of earthly events and reaching an awakening. Check out his video and be blessed.
Spanish poem with subtitles is now on YouTube. The poem is about waiting and about past, present, and future from childhood to adult. Check it out. Please check out my YouTube Channel and subscribe. Here’s a direct link if you have a problem viewing below Esperando.
We fight our way through life and wonder why it’s not thriving. Beliefs, habits, and customs which no longer serve us. Yet, we push ahead with them hoping our lives will change. Life doesn’t change, we do. Acceptance and surrender. Today is a new day to start again. Sending blessings, gratitude, and joy.