• Personal Story,  Poetry,  Uncategorized

    Yolanda, The Sea and Me

    I have always loved the sea, as can be demonstrated in a poem I wrote in 1999, although this poem has a deeper meaning for me. I was in love with a guy whose name translates to the sea. With or without the guy, I loved the sea. I grew up in a place where you could hear the sound of the waves and smell the sea mist, the sea breeze lulling you to take a siesta. But because of a life changing event, and because of the number of people, of loved ones that the sea took, I decided to stay away from it and from other big bodies…

  • Finding Love,  Personal Story,  Poetry,  Random Musings,  Uncategorized

    Light My Heart

    Miña La Luz.   Am I in love with you? Maybe.  Maybe not. I don’t know.   I have always been in love with the idea of love, but I am undecided whether I should fall in love right now. Because right now may not be the perfect time.  “Right now” is complicated. I wish it’s easy to uncomplicate things.   The things you do to me, they confuse me. And frighten me.   But at the same time lifts me up from the pit I am in. And puts me high up on a pedestal.   I am scared. Of opening my heart again to love. Because the road…