Category: Poems

No, thank you.

I love God and my promise is to always prioritize his will over my own. It is an honor to obey, respect and choose to lean on my faith over my own understanding. I follow those two sentences by sharing that I am no… Continue Reading “No, thank you.”

Like I Never Left

The changes that I experienced through the last few months catapulted me into adulthood. I’m glad to be apart of the club. This is a farewell to the former, more naive and inexperienced Dai and hello to the beautiful, relentless, powerful yet gentle woman… Continue Reading “Like I Never Left”

I Remember…

I remember riding through the dark county hills with all 4 windows down in a Chevy Silverado pickup truck one summer night. I had just finished fishing in a private pond while wearing flip flops and my favorite leopard sun dress. This was fashioned… Continue Reading “I Remember…”

Adequacy

As we all venture through life, we will experience highs, lows and in-betweens. Most periods, we may feel the we are inadequate and incapable of achieving our deepest desires, healing and experiencing joy. I’ve come to realize that social media is today’s main cause… Continue Reading “Adequacy”

2021

I feel so good today and that feels damn good to say. Today, I got to march to the beat of my own drum and do the small things I always tell myself that I should do. With my father passing away a little… Continue Reading “2021”

2020

Wow… It’s been a while. I think about my blog a lot, but I honestly think that the most genuine and heart-felt posts that I make are the posts that are uploaded when I feel like it: when I feel like putting my thoughts… Continue Reading “2020”

It’s been a While…

…more than just a few months and the world is changing. I’m changing. Life is pushing forward. In the past few months, I’ve experienced loss, love and growth. People tell you “Happy Birthday” every year, but I think life would be a lot better… Continue Reading “It’s been a While…”

Humbled.

Writing is a blessing and a gift! Luckly, I can pick up my blog whenever I choose… Whenever I need an extra dose of authentic mental healing.  Throughout the past few months, I’ve been living and trying to figure out life; all while maintaining… Continue Reading “Humbled.”

Birds Calling

I woke up. I set a timer for 10 minutes. I sat up and closed my eyes. I inhaled through my nose and released each breath through my mouth. I saw sunlight underneath my eyelids. I heard birds chirping a beautiful song. I felt… Continue Reading “Birds Calling”

Altering

I’m constantly bending to break through the box. It served as protection in my adolescence. It was until recently that I chose my growth over any wall I’ve created…