I forgot to post here that I uploaded another YouTube video last Wednesday, New Year Day. Here is the link! ❤
Two & a half months after I ventured to post my intro vlog video on YouTube, I have FINALLY decided to post another. I swear I am going to make this a more routine thing from here on out! Like the old country song says, “Why put off ’til tomorrow what you could get done today?” I decided to post, ready or not, it was time to put something out there! There was a lot more I wanted to say than I did in this video, but that’s okay. For now, I am just trying to get comfortable in front of the camera & putting myself out there, which is WAY outside my comfort zone I can quite assure you! My editing techniques will get better as well, I promise. So stick with me, we will get through this! ❤
I HATE the way I’ve been feeling lately, but I am DETERMINED to get better. I got closure on a previous relationship last night. It was extremely painful, but I am finally going to be able to let go. Somehow, through that pain I was able to go out & run today, & tonight I started a great new motivational book called Atomic Habits by James Clear. I am working on rekindling my passion for life & the person I once was. I am a Leo & I want to be that roaring lioness once more. I am going to retrain my mind to be the person I wish to become. So stay tuned because there is more on that to come. Also, I WILL be working on the podcast I promised to start a while back. Thank you for your patience with me through my dark period. ❤
I haven’t been feeling myself lately, & for that I am truly sorry! I haven’t been writing at all lately, not for quite some time. I decided to do something about that tonight. This poem just goes to show that no one is happy & positive all the time. No matter how hard we may try, we all get down. We all have bad days. We all go through slumps. Sometimes what we need is solidarity. To know that we are not alone. I am hoping that maybe someone can relate to what I wrote tonight. No matter what you may be feeling, I promise you there is someone out there who feels the same way! So today I decided to write. I knew what came out of my fingertips wouldn’t be joyful. But, writing has always been my escape. It is what makes me, me. I knew that the longer I put off writing the longer I’d feel dead inside. So I did the only thing I knew to do & let me mind escape from my head onto the page. ❤ This was the result:
Once a girl full of wonder
Now mobile, breathing corpse
Go to work, then come home
Nothing happens but remorse
Holidays are nonexistent
Feelings just the same
Eating to postpone the grave
In this body devoid of flame
Her life perceived as over
No writing & no thoughts
Ceasing to create her own
How can this cycle be stopped?
Swept into imaginary worlds
Through books & in her dreams
Scrolling through her phone
Wasting time staring at memes
What happened to the soul
That sparkled like a diamond
In the society, which is rough?
Her light diminished
Her world now dark
When will it be enough?
They say the spirit is eternal
That it goes beyond the grave
But, what happens when the spirit
Becomes the body’s slave?
Today “Mississippi’s Best Emerging Poets 2019: An Anthology” was published by Z Publishing. My poem is first in the Inspiration section! 🙂 Please check it out. If you would like to purchase a copy, please use my referral link below so that I receive credit. I greatly appreciate it! Thank you as always! ❤
I would like to sincerely apologize for my recent absence for which I have no valid excuse. I suppose I have been lacking motivation. But, what does that even mean? It means I’ve been lazy. & for that I would like to apologize to my readers. Please accept my apology, & let’s move forward!
Today I was bestowed the great honor of having one of my poems selected for publishing! Z Publishing House will be printing my poem “Positivity is a Virus” in their Emerging Poets of 2019 series. You can find it in the Mississippi edition available December 7th. I received a draft of the book tonight & I was elated to find that my poem was FIRST in the “Inspiration” category. I am ecstatic for this opportunity & hope everyone goes out & purchases a copy!
Thank you to my loyal followers & anyone who just happened upon this page by chance. I hope you too will find my writing captivating enough to stick around. Only up from here! ❤
You can purchase the book at ZPublishingHouse.com
New venture in the works! I have been told numerous times lately that reading is going out of style. People are reading less & listening/watching more. Kimily’s Korner will be a continuation of my blog’s “Inspiration” page in the form of a vlog/podcast. I will be focusing on positivity, motivation, & inspiration. I believe a healthy mindset cultivates a happy life & I am hoping to help people with that. Below is the link to my first (intro) YouTube video. It is short & sweet. I look forward to exploring these new forms of media & encourage you to follow my journey! ❤