• Poetry,  Travel

    I Need A Vacation…

      Recess (Going On Holiday) By Jesi Scott   “Come and play” the soft voice whispers in my ear, And I open my eyes to see who is there. “Come and play” it whispers again As I rub and stretch the sleep from my skin.   “It’s nice out here. Come and see.” But I ignore the words and drink my tea. “Please come and play. I’m lonely and bored.” Instead I read the news and leave the voice ignored.   “Won’t you at least look outside?” I glance at the pile of dishes needing to be washed and dried. “Isn’t the sky looking especially blue?” It does remind me…

  • Poetry

    Set Yourself Free

    Wanderlust By Jesi Scott   It begins again -feeling confined- Breath kidnapped by rigid rules; Society’s norms Leeching the life out of your soul. Responsibility’s chains Weigh your heart down But the key that will unlock you Is nowhere to be found. Marley’s ghost has nothing on you, Already you can see the ground through your fading hand, Sunlight shining through your shadow. But the road’s siren call resounds through you, Signals nerves and muscles, says “come” And you long to break your chains, Leave obligations, send your feet running fast And set you flying free into the air To soar to the invocation of earth and sky And find…

  • Encouragement,  Journal,  Life,  Motivation,  Poetry,  Random,  Running,  Thoughts,  Uncategorized,  Writing

    Happenings

    A couple of things happened this past weekend that I am excited about. The first one to happen is that I am going to be giving my first ever poetry reading along with a few other people I do not know currently. I will be reading about 4 poems and possibly a short story, which means I need to write one. This is actually tentative as it is still in the planning stages I believe, but if it happens then it will be held March 19th from 8-10pm in Dallas. If anyone in the area would like to attend you can message me for details. Thank you to Larry Atchley,…