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Hopeful Romantic

Remember that night I fell asleep and let the wind push the clouds?
You know, for once I could not frown
Because they tilted my sleep to a free fall so steep
That somehow, I fell under your crown.
And this dreamworld I felt was the warmest of places.
More comforting was those forehead kisses you gave me when you came from wherever it is that you were.
You arrived with this shield and this cape made of fur,
And who questions a sight so absurd?
So the thought – I adjourned.
I must have been deep.
Now I wake and here you are;
You’re not my sun, nor a star or the moonlight so bright that can shine from so far.
You are light; but like you’ve traveled this far
And left your baggage in places where you just had to depart but worry not,
‘Cause one more time we’ll embark.
And all those knights that you brought shall voyage into your soul;
Embark in masses of battles that last until we grow old
Or ‘til you’re finally told that if this tongue fails to plant its seed
And you decided to leave…
We’re still left with this gift we had yet to receive.
When a mind like that meets a heart like this, true love is conceived
Like a rare breed in a time of desperate need for us both.
In this dream, we were so deep in love it was gross.
And we know that its real when it leaves room for growth
For the next time I dreamed that I grew
And I pieced back together confusions you drew
That night you repeatedly kissed my forehead
Not recognizing I can make two kingdoms unite stroking YOUR head.
I had fallen so low, the pain wasn’t so bad
But I cannot find a reason for feelings so sad to return.
Its like my memory burned when it took a turn from an eternity of serving you.
You make have thought I was a little girl confused but this time,
I’m just observing you!
From that kiss that lead to the first time,
From your sorry past to your last prime,
None of this is a better reflect than the feeling I get liberating my own mind.
And while you give true love a rest,
I stand, still giving it my best.
I know you taste is in these lines you inhale with your every breath
So, if EVER you’re feeling stressed
Watch me rhyme in a pretty dress
and be grateful for a love that will love you beyond your death.


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"It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve and all bad things are easy to get"  - Confucius 
          It was always this kind of rhetoric that I ignored as it was repeatedly recited to me in attempts to engrave wisdom into a child who had yet to experience life. I was more so trying to figure out the mysterious things. The human-like features of "Papa Dios" (God) and what those powers the elders spoke of entailed drove my curiosity through the roof. While growing up into the woman I am today, I often wondered why I'd spend countless nights wondering about something that was promised to never physically be seen until death came and we had to follow that light, not realizing that faith is something that must grow from within and we must possess inside of us without the need to constantly verify its existence. I then learned to channel and apply that energy towards my des…

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Written By Pierina Medina

Calling all girls, women, ladies, princesses, queens, make-up lovers and BEAUTY
Have you taken the time out of your day to view freelance make up artist Lismua's
Well, luckily you're in the right place at the right time. 
Check out her latest creations as she takes wearing lipstick to a whole new level!!! 
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#WhinByAnyMeans #Artsy Event Performing "My Dear" (Mind Over Matter) at Mimosa Lounge

First off, I'd love to thank the ENTIRE 
Whin Committee
For introducing me to a new world of performing arts. I have NEVER in my life touched  a stage before, but I feel like after last thursday, it may have been the start to something amazing.  As long as I can openly share my thoughts, strengths, and weaknesses through spoken word with the world, the feeling is prodigious. I'm not going to lie, I was the most nervous I had been since I was in labor almost three years ago. Something interesting happened though. The butterflies suddenly turned into wings that lifted me up into the clouds, into a much higher place. 
I did mess up, a couple of times (oh well.) But overall I think it was a pretty good turn out. 
But this video is dedicated mostly to all my
the ones who leave me comments, read my poems from DAY 1, and  continue to be the reason why I share my passion for writing which has flourished into a dream to recite 
Spoken Word Poetry. 
I love you all, and her…


In my mind i have a Visual
Of all of my residuals The mess that i have made Love CAN be individual!
I never try to escape it I try to cast no fears And every time I fall again
My soul just drowns in tears.

I wear my claws out on my sleeves So you could See it coming And don't you hide Behind those eyes Or think that you'll be running. I don't relate to evil But the world is far from safe, And til I head back home I need a love I could embrace
One with good intention, One with no expectation. One that results happiness And much consideration. A love so strong it's concrete An abstract work of art, An accident engraved itself Directly in my heart.
My heavy thoughts - apocalyptic They hide inside These thoughts so cryptic It's far from normal, Destiny brought this It's project lovebot, MY synopsis

With Love,


Edgar Allan



The time has come yet again to stroll down the streets of Inwood, Manhattan.  It's one of those places you can never ignore, and will always find something worth reading about or visiting.
The most important thing about this place for me at least, is that the memories made here growing up will never be forgotten. For instance, when I turned 18 and decided to get my first tattoo.  I had been obsessed with keys for FOREVER. 
Old, vintage looking keys, dungeons and dragon looking keys, all sorts of  crazy old rusty odd looking keys.  They hold a ton of meaning to me, primarily because they serve the purpose of opening doors. But besides that, I had been looking at Miguel's work for quite some time. MIGUEL made that tattoo of my dreams happen for me! 
is the owner and tattoo artist at 
Liquid Skin Studio 
Located on

165 Sherman Avenue between 204th Street and Academy Street.

Aside from being one of the most skilled tattoo artists and humbled human beings I know, his sho…