Author: dcallen

A GIRL WITHOUT PANTYHOSE

NOW A GIRL WITHOUT PANTYHOSE Downtown financial district, women rushing by, nice heels, designer clothes, where the hell are their pantyhose? Why am I blessed by this nightmare of I can’t be professional without nylon, close fitting, constantly picking, forever running, never the right color. I hate them with a dress, I hate them under my clothes, but Read More …

INTRODUCTION TO ME

INTRODUCTION TO ME – Stepping Outside That Box Perform, perform poetry, I have written, HERE in front of all you? I am that girl, the one that was sick on oral book report days, I would proudly take a zero claiming not completed, when in reality, I had memorized every point I wanted to make. Read More …

GRATITUDE OR ATTITUDE

DELIVERING A MESSAGE WITH GRATITUDE OR ATTITUDE Before writing this today, I was knee deep writing about an ongoing concern for too many in our country.  The more I wrote, the worse my head ached.  My awareness was kicking, I was irritable, aggravated, overwhelmed, and frustrated.  I was writing with anger instead of compassion, bitching and reproaching instead of Read More …

THE UNREAD BOOK

THE UNREAD BOOK Another notch on the bed post, she catches a glimpse from a past and in the split of a second she believes, this is it, the other part of me. The energy so gentle, eyes worn yet kind, wisdom to understand, she is part of her past. Feeling safe today at last. Knowing tomorrow will Read More …

FREEDOM OF SPEECH, ON STATUES?

FREEDOM OF SPEECH, RIGHT It downright disappoints me, when my newsfeed is bad energy filled with negative memes, bitching again and again. Someone’s falling prey to negativity around change creating peace and removing hate. Y’all got my brain in pain! When that happens, my 2 cents thinks its 2 million, mouth from the south, no filter here Read More …

GOODBYE CORPORATE AMERICA

How and Why I said GoodBye Corporate America I found myself waking up daily feeling like an air plant torn in many directions.  My day started with what I felt was an industry much needed for investors but becoming murkier by the hours at least for me.  The financial industry always preaching to use transparency with clients while the Read More …