World Poetry Day

Today is World Poetry Day! In honor of this, I am sharing a poem I wrote several years ago. It is a special poem to me as it paints a portrait of the relationship I have with my older sister whom I love very much. Unfortunately, our personalities just do not mix well so we... Continue Reading →

Paradox: Black and White

Last night I had the privilege of listening to a podcast called Hardcore History, by Dan Carlin. In the particular segment I listened to, he gave an in-depth history of the Assyrians, Medians, and the rise of the Persians in a preface to the famous battle of the Persians against the three hundred Spartan soldiers... Continue Reading →

Rant!

I don’t often go on tangents, at least not publicly, but today something has hit me really hard. I’m going to try to keep this organized so I don’t go chasing rabbits all over the place, but here goes. Our world feels like it’s on the brink of a revolution. With so much division, hatred,... Continue Reading →

Inanna and Ebih pt 3

After taking a day to celebrate International Women's Day, here is the last piece of the poem, Inanna and Ebih. In it, Inanna receives An's answer and then reacts the only way Inanna knows how....I'm not going to spoil it, the conclusion is below!   Inanna and Ebih pt 3   An king of the... Continue Reading →

The Story of Enheduanna

I honor of International Women's Day, I am posting the story of Enheduanna instead of the third installment of her poem, Inanna and Ebih. While the priestess began her life with every comfort that a princess could expect, after her appointment as High Priestess she had to face many difficulties, struggles, and life-changing events that... Continue Reading →

Inanna and Ebih Pt 2

Here we go with part two of Inanna and Ebih! With tomorrow being Women Empowerment Day, I thought this was a fitting way to lead up to a full breakdown of Enheduanna's story and her struggle to take back what was stolen from her. I am inspired by what she accomplished so long ago, and... Continue Reading →

Inanna and Ebih Pt 1

In the poem, Inanna and Ebih written by the High Priestess Enheduanna, a story about how Inanna forces the mountain Ebih into submission. Inanna loses her support from the god An, so she must learn how to rely on herself to achieve her goal of forcing Ebih to bow to her power. Due to the... Continue Reading →

Paradox: Law and Chaos

We live in a world that is colored with the full spectrum of light, mingled with the darkness of violence and dissidence. After a major event of violence, we see the media and people on social media screaming for something to be done to turn our world back to the light. Calls for the masses... Continue Reading →

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