1.18 Real-life lightsabers? From the corner of our storage today, we pulled out a unique piece of technology that had been forgotten for a while. Four life-size lightsaber sized and shaped tubes of gas which emitted a light with the passing of electricity. Set up in a dark, somewhat hidden area of the museum, we … Continue reading Lightsabers

Project Create

12.21 A place where you can explore all your dreams - from fashion to carpentry, from music to electricity. Chabot’s Project Creates is an inspirational exhibit, providing all the tools needed for young kids to explore innumerable activities. Walking into this open and inviting “exhibit,” one’s eyes fall on the radiant, diverse fabrics draped over … Continue reading Project Create

Being One

Being one, being aloneFitting in too much, But standing out more. In a sea of those.Who only see youAs your shoes and clothes. Where you are fromMatters much lessThan what you’ll wear to prom The decision to look prettyMay seem betterThan becoming a little witty The rumors and gossipCould define youShutting your voice in a … Continue reading Being One

The Lights of Maui, Hawaii

Under the open sky, speeding on a highway, with the cold wind blowing against our faces, we found ourselves in a convertible Mustang in Maui, Hawaii. The beauty of the island inspired so many emotions among our small family of three. From the beaches to the dances to the sunrises, what Maui had in store … Continue reading The Lights of Maui, Hawaii

Wax Sculptures

wax sculptures from afar, you believe that he is real that he exists as flesh and blood and pain and joy but truth and lies cannot stand side-by-side and when you come closer to touch him, you cannot because of his deceptive, dubious self and if you warmed his cold heart, he would disappear.


Rough blacktop, crowded, yells, loud 4 basketball courts, but 11 balls some in the hoops, mostly out however   hitting big red balls against the white walls a mini-bang with each bounce some too high, some too low   each miss – wall or hoop would hit the 11-year-old girls gossiping, standing between the hoops … Continue reading Nostalgia


unbelieving dubious doubtful skeptical untrusting cautious apprehensive hesitating Be dubious for your own safety. We live in a society of doubt, where from young ages, children are taught about the harms of trusting someone: "Don't talk to strangers" "Don't take candy from strangers" "Don't get in a car with someone you don't know" "Don't open … Continue reading #trust

I’ll Type A Word

I’ll type a word, Delete it soon after, A sentence doesn’t stay, Not for long Not until it’s been gone. Somehow my words form Reorganize and rearrange Into sentences and verses The clicking of the keyboard Goes on and on I don’t recall writing that Yet it’s embedded there, Punctuation and Capitalization Pretty black lines … Continue reading I’ll Type A Word

How to Write a Poem

Start with a line A series of words that were never meant to meet each other watch them mingle and laugh politely at one another's jokes while pouring drinks and taking each other's numbers watch them go to the movies after a dinner and take strolls at midnight watch them get comfy and hug and … Continue reading How to Write a Poem