2
Aug

For Egypt Is… – A Poem

Throughout all of my travels, Egypt has been one of the most powerful and memorable places. It has inspired me and given me such insight, it has taught me so many new lessons and showed me a whole new side of enjoying life that I never knew before.      For Egypt is a boat ride down the waters of

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24
Jul

Reflections Of Syria Through the Eyes Of a Refugee

After volunteering for four months in Greece with refugees, I found a deep love for the Syrian people and the Syria they once knew before the war. Here is a poetic reflection on the Syria of the past, the reality of the refugee crisis, and the hopes they have for their future.  Oh Syria The stories I hear reflect beauty

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27
May

We, The Generation – A Poem

A poem dedicated to all of the people of this generation and the generations to come who will make this world a better place!    We, the generation to stand stronger against hate. We the generation to remember our place as leaders of this world  where every boy and girl has the right to be heard. We the people to

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25
May

Everybody Dies But Not Everybody Lives – A Video by Prince Ea

“It is not death most people are afraid of. It is getting to the end of life only to realize that you never truly lived. ” – Prince Ea This video by Prince Ea, rapper, poet, and change-maker, has always been one of my favorites  – a video that always touches my soul. It speaks to every single one of

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25
May

The Butterfly of Nebo – A Memory of Jordan

In northern Jordan you can find Mt.Nebo, looking out over the Jordan Valley and the Judean Desert. It was said that the Israelites first saw the “promise land” here and it was where Moses died and was buried. Although no one knows exactly where he was buried or if the Israelites were ever really here, it is an incredible place

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23
May

In A Poetic Mood – An Ode to Rome

This is for you ROME – a city that has captured my heart and become a part of who I am and who I will be… I may never be remembered meeting you, but you will always remain. Just like me, thousands of people have met you, then passed away into history. Your columns, temples and churches inspire people everyday,

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23
May

A Felucca Ride Through History in Egypt

As we glide down the Nile, we pass by locals in their cars going about their day, the road to Luxor weaving in and out along the shore of the Nile, carrying adventurous travelers on their way. Out in the distance the Nubian villages fade into the mountains as the blue and white houses reflect the bright and warm sun,

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23
May

Legacy, What Is a Legacy? – A Poem Inspired By the Musical Hamilton

Hamilton, the smash-hit musical that has taken the world by storm, is the story of the life of Alexander Hamilton, one of the founding fathers of the United States who started off as a poor boy in the Caribbean and went to being one of the most influential people in the creation of a new nation after the Revolutionary War.

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25
Apr

Mother Earth, Our Home

We live on a beautiful and magical planet, where everything from the smallest flower to the biggest thunderstorm live and co-exist harmoniously. Too many times we can get caught up in the fast-pace world that we live in and forget to look up, look around, and appreciate the amazing planet we call home. All too often is the very place

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25
Apr

Thailand From Under the Sea

A moment of suspension in the air, flying for a second, then a huge splash and a rainbow of colors explode before me. Thousands of bright yellow fish squabble – darting from one place to another, all at the same time, all uniquely shaped, uniquely made. Deep down at the ocean bed, rainbow fish linger slowly as I try to

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