Poem – “Understood & Misunderstood” – Mother’s Day – 5/8/2022

Talk to pain.Sweet mother of whispers,cradle this misfortune,blanket me in sleep.Wish me a better life,reprieve meinto better thoughts,beyond debris of failure. When you awakened meas an immature child,deep in folded arms,I recall those tearsI let go,as I could notlet you go. Have you understood me,inside my newly formed wombof a greater, older life?You have caressed… Continue reading Poem – “Understood & Misunderstood” – Mother’s Day – 5/8/2022

Philosophy – “A Theory on the Holiday Blues” – 12/24/2021

"What a person most expects is everything they shouldn't. A gift can be expected, though only at the same level as offering a server a tip. It had been expected, that for the server's excellent hospitality, they were given something for that reason. Although, what is a gift? What is ever defined as a true… Continue reading Philosophy – “A Theory on the Holiday Blues” – 12/24/2021

Poem – “When it comes to Love” – Modern Romanticism – 11/7/2021

Still youKeep running the tears that toMankind's hurts, in the war for bloodied dirtFollow wails, will lead to worse.Leave sorrow as dewTo make the mourning as morningWithout the sleep of the sunStaying where we are entering. While love is warm, apartFrom faces scarred,We keep the bullets entering hearts - We send forth showers, towards eyes… Continue reading Poem – “When it comes to Love” – Modern Romanticism – 11/7/2021

Philosophy – “Why Criticism is not the same as Hatred” – 2/17/2021

"Unlike hatred, criticism is its opposite. Criticism constructs. It lifts, just the same as love."- Modern Romanticism To reject criticism is to reject the friend. It is to reject the one who doesn't find you perfect. Is not the essence of friendships to show vulnerability around the other? Is this not the same as trusting… Continue reading Philosophy – “Why Criticism is not the same as Hatred” – 2/17/2021

Philosophy – “Why Family is not a Choice, in Contrast from Work” – 2/2/2021

"Who claims that love is a choice, other than those most likely to find betrayal of trust a fitting design over the area where one must be responsible? Choice has little to do with responsibility. When we are trusted, we are so because of our duties. Of duties that renounce the freedoms of childhood we… Continue reading Philosophy – “Why Family is not a Choice, in Contrast from Work” – 2/2/2021

Philosophy – “Why Children, or Childish Adults, should not have Opinions” – 8/23/2020

"Freedom is in excess, when we have forgotten our duty, as adults, to witness and supervise over lesser people so they may rise beyond where they will inevitably be stagnated."- Modern Romanticism Children. Childish adults. These sorts are not meant to have opinions, viewpoints, perspectives... or whatever other synonym there is available. It may seem… Continue reading Philosophy – “Why Children, or Childish Adults, should not have Opinions” – 8/23/2020

Philosophy – “The Importance in having a Foundation” – 5/24/2020

"Each origin is the pain of every beginning."- Anonymous Without the acknowledgement of roots, the suffering it took to create what was created for future generations to hold in appreciation, what is there left? What is there left for the recognition of a million more miles to come, if one merely severs those roots, forgets… Continue reading Philosophy – “The Importance in having a Foundation” – 5/24/2020

A Quote of Wisdom – “Progressiveness to Denial” – Pt. 2 – 4/16/2020

The face of denial will always be the face of Death. How do we prove the existence of God? By believing in the non-existence of God, and that is how. Love, in the form of the highest emotion, the most eternal emotion, extinguishes fear, extinguishes the fear of Death. Because of love, humans are heroic.… Continue reading A Quote of Wisdom – “Progressiveness to Denial” – Pt. 2 – 4/16/2020

A Quote of Wisdom – “When Science Questions the Power of Love” – 4/10/2020

The power of reason has been on the side of science, when it is the thing opposite from love. Why is reason opposite from love? It is because reason dissects what all people are satisfied and content with. This is within the power of love, to be content with what one already has. Love, as… Continue reading A Quote of Wisdom – “When Science Questions the Power of Love” – 4/10/2020

Poem – "A Father who never Left" – Family – 3/24/2020

Deep in my pastWhere horses rideOver roadways and train tracks,I fall awayInto memoriesFull of the same shelter,In how I gave loveTo anyone else.His armsBrought my misfortune to fortune,And in what I learnedWas that grief is but a symbolTo never grow beyondTo something diseased.I have used all my ambitionTo feel what I feelWhen I am asleepWhen… Continue reading Poem – "A Father who never Left" – Family – 3/24/2020

Poem – “A Christmas Omen” – Romance – 12/14/2019

Have you found what you needed mostBeneath the star and tinsel?We both once shared hands, to dive withinThe sea and its shining surface,So that we could send kisses to each other's faces,Beneath that blueness,Beneath that openness.And yet, we stand beneath the tree with its most mournful appearance,And gaze with eyes upon each lit bulb, each… Continue reading Poem – “A Christmas Omen” – Romance – 12/14/2019

The Tena Poems – Truest Love – “In Arms, Across Oceans Deep” – Romance – 10/18/2019

I see thee, upon a land so muddy, in the blood of sorrow,You've never, held onto happiness, for long.Here, I yearn, to be the one,To cradle your defeat, in longest arms, and trembling fingers,I fathom your emptiness, a lot likeThe families of sickness, in nations heavy, on poverty.We'll not fall, with the tears, that come… Continue reading The Tena Poems – Truest Love – “In Arms, Across Oceans Deep” – Romance – 10/18/2019