Influences


Before I knew it, he was putting me against….

The Road Driven


One that seems like family. Thank you readers for your dedication and support. Our humble abode has grown over the years. All while, I too have grown right before your eyes. With the truest intent and most genuine of love. I am grateful for your presence and look forward to the new chapters to come.

Crystal’s Tale (Sandy And Her Teenage Shenanigans)


"If you can't figure out where the root is, you wont be able to pull the weeds." ©Rare-ity 5-5-16 #stuffraresays  Jane sat at the dinner table with Sandy. Sandy had been struggling with some issues recently, but didn't understand why or know what her problem was. Teenagers these days. Sandy had gotten into trouble recently … Continue reading Crystal’s Tale (Sandy And Her Teenage Shenanigans)

Night Time Sky (Poem)


Some days I stare off into the sky. Stars shine bright catching my eyes Constellations "predict" our lives Insightful spirits shed our ties. In the realm of night time haze. The silent hymn of a world dazed. Mindful thoughts we gain in faith The morning comes freshly in place. ©Rareity 4-7-16

Crystal’s Tale Part 7 (Growing Pains)


As Crystal sat with her legs crossed on the bench. She watched her teammates run up and down the court. She covered her eyes and shook her head, as the tension rose. Their opponents were challenging them. Block after block, the game was getting intense. Only two points ahead, and the other team is gaining. … Continue reading Crystal’s Tale Part 7 (Growing Pains)

The Goal or the Ambition? Maybe…Both?


The moment you realize you DO deserve better is the moment you should hold onto, because once you feel that way, your feelings will never change. Instead, keep pushing forward and working towards achieving the goals you desire. Otherwise, you'll always stay just right where you’re at. As we travel through life, we tend to … Continue reading The Goal or the Ambition? Maybe…Both?

Baby Blue (Poem)


Your glistening eyes They make me beam Piercing through  My every seam  Precious girl  Sapphire blue Can't  help but stare  Into your gaze A beautiful hymn Quite full of grace Can't help but feel  You are my happy place.  😍©Rareity 12-23-15

Silent Struggles (Poem) Raising Anxiety Awareness


You don't know what to do To escape the vast doom Heart racing Wrenching  Pounding Anxiety driven Air swallowing  Your losing grip About to slip This reality, your a about to flip Your ribs and chest can't quite resist The ferocious creature inside your breast Fading in and swaying out Your simply bleeding your emotions … Continue reading Silent Struggles (Poem) Raising Anxiety Awareness

Keeping your Head up When Everything Feels Like It’s Falling Apart.


There will always be those moments where you feel like giving up. There will always be those feelings when you wonder where your self-worth is. Are you fulfilling your purpose in life? Do you feel like your still struggling to find who you are? Do you ever feel like you put so much time, effort, … Continue reading Keeping your Head up When Everything Feels Like It’s Falling Apart.

Surrounded (SOW and Poem)


Have you ever wondered about your life, relationships, you, friends, work, etc.? It's inevitable. Anxiety is a growing issue with people nowadays. It doesn't matter what gives you anxiety whether it be OCD, social situations, family difficulties, work stress, etc. Sometimes these things can range from mild to extreme, we cannot choose the impact of … Continue reading Surrounded (SOW and Poem)

Parenting, and what it means to you.


Alright readers the book is coming. I know you’ve enjoyed my poetry, and probably miss it. However, I’ve been working diligently on a poetry book, with some of my poems from here but completely edited. However, there will be lots of new stuff too. I’m in the process of getting the book approved, and working … Continue reading Parenting, and what it means to you.

A Struggle for People Recovering from Addiction


Alright readers, I'm opening up the/my criteria. Often, I find myself spreading my SOW (Sprouts of wisdom) into daily moments of my life. When I’m scrolling through social media, I see friends of mine and sometimes strangers posting about their struggles. I generally opt to share my words with them. However, tonight a brilliant idea came … Continue reading A Struggle for People Recovering from Addiction

An Extension of Crystals Tale and SOW (Sprouts of Wisdom)


Sandy sat in her room moping all day because she’d felt slighted by the world. Her mother tore at her about how terrible her art was, and her lack of talent. While in school, her friends did the same thing. She’d felt as though nothing could go right in her life, and why should she … Continue reading An Extension of Crystals Tale and SOW (Sprouts of Wisdom)

How your thought process affects your life


Life isn’t always easy. We have our struggles. All of us do. I suppose that’s what wears every single one of us down. Emotionally, physically, mentally you’re slowing down. This can be seen badly, it can be seen as good. The difference truly lies in the perception of this statement. I know I don’t always, … Continue reading How your thought process affects your life

A Forgotten Generation (SoW)


SoW= Sprouts of Wisdom I was strolling through my feed this evening and saw a quote around the lines of “The planet does not need more successful people. The planet desperately needs peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers, and lovers of all kinds.” Quoted by Dalai Lama The sad part is, more people thrive on drama, strife, … Continue reading A Forgotten Generation (SoW)

Crystal’s Tale (Pt. 4)


While growing up, Crystal’s mom often spoke fondly about the many bits of wisdom her dad had divulged. It was her favorite part of growing up. Being given the gift of deeper knowledge, pondering, and contemplation. Those quotes, thoughts, and inspirations stayed with her mother. Often, her mother found herself sharing these same teachings to … Continue reading Crystal’s Tale (Pt. 4)

Spring Renewal (Poem)


Photography by: Amanda Gordon   As spring renews our listless souls Resurrection transfers in our bones Another year has come to pass Relentless days of winters pest Summertime comes with burning fury Lighting faith in every theory A new life, and new growth A world-changing within strokes Surviving yesterdays hard-hitting glory. Beginning new memories and … Continue reading Spring Renewal (Poem)

The Strange Experiences of Jillian Rayne (Ep 1)


Have you ever just woken up in the middle of the night with a million thoughts running though your head? Maybe a productive spark of muse came flooding through? Well this is one of those nights for me. Instead of tossing and turning until I fall asleep yet again. I reached over and grabbed the … Continue reading The Strange Experiences of Jillian Rayne (Ep 1)

Clutter (Poem)


I close my eyes Contemplate thee Another subtlety Within me Shattered dreams On broken boulevards A world unknown to heroes and villains Tell me, you see what you see I'll tell you, "It is what it is" On my knees carving the path Trying to make sense through all the riff raff. ©Rareity 3-31-15