Remember when 2021 held such promise? After an extremely bleak 2020 filled with deaths of loved ones and mass confusion the world over, 2021 seemed like a shining diamond on the parched horizons. Did 2021 live up to my expectations? No. Nothing does. With the global pandemic still burning, it's been yet another rough year... Continue Reading →
It's that time of the year again. Since 2004, I've written this poem annually to do a check on the state of affairs of myself during the holiday season. Here's this year's version. It's "Wintertide XVII" from my poetry book for Oct-Dec 2021, 'Earthly Delights in a Closed Type Universe.' Have a wonderful holiday! -BB... Continue Reading →
Is falling in love again worth the risk? Is putting your heart on the line worth it when you're in your 40's and have seen and lived every trick in the book? Sometimes, it's like rolling dice, or reaching for fire. This poem was written six years ago on Dec 21, 2015 and was contained in my poetry book, 'Look for the Silver Linings.' Enjoy! -BB
So here we are! On the edge of December... on the verge of yet another new year. Can you believe it? In this month's journal, I talk about the fast pace of life I've become accustomed to lately. Enjoy!
So, I never thought the day would come! The first novel I wrote, "Sweet Pea," is now up on YouTube as part of an ongoing weekly series named 'Storytime.' In this new series, I read my writings & get cozy with a cup of joe. Take a look and subscribe, like & comment! Enjoy. -BB
"Victory Laps in Outer Space" was written on Dec 10, 2021, from my poetry journal for Oct-Dec 2021, 'Earthly Delights in a Closed Type Universe.' It's an atypically happy yarn. Enjoy (while it lasts)! -BB
This is a journal entry from back in June 2019 that was previously unpublished. I thought I'd go ahead and publish it since I hate it when things go unpublished! The moral of the post is... seize the day, and don't hold your breath waiting for tomorrow. Tell your loved ones you love them in the moment! And be the best you can be each day. -BB
My Dear Alex (One Year Later...) A year ago, I lost my ex boyfriend Alex to Covid and cancer, and to this day, I miss him terribly... (Journal, 2021).
"Double 8's" was a poem I recently wrote about one of my old roommates nearly 30 years ago. He was one of those gorgeous bad boys. I seemed to attract them like flies! Enjoy - BB