Safe Place

Safe Place

Safe Place As a child, I hoped for a safer new year, But pain stayed, always near. Growing up, I created a safe haven in my mind, Yet outside, safety
The Giraffe

The Giraffe

The Giraffe When I look at this giraffe I made, The detail in every spot and shade.  Imperfect shapes and spots The bright colors and the little dots  They are like my strengths, quirks
RESILIENCE

RESILIENCE

RESILIENCE Resilience in nonspeakers is likely taken for granted. Given the odds stacked against us most times, resilience is almost a necessary survival skill. Point not lost when life feels
Choicest Lives

Choicest Lives

Choicest Lives The choice is a privilege Its power is a leap Most long for it Few experience it Poorer are lives Full of potential but Constrained by choices The
WHO ARE WE?

WHO ARE WE?

WHO ARE WE? We are not impaired, but improvised We are not ominous, but synonymous We are not grave, but gravitas We are not a farce, but a force We
Oxford

Oxford

Oxford Oxford was truly magnificent. I had not visited college campuses or university towns before so I was not sure what to expect. I have to assume now that it
London Trip

London Trip

London Trip London is magical. Life is about balancing the old and the new and striking the happy medium there. It seems to be the way of life there. The