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Footsteps

artificial moonlight invades my solace
my eyes ajar as i view the notes tinkling from solstice
i reach out and touch it.. and my ears burn
the sound from whence the sun sets makes me want to rip out my eardrums
all peace is lost as disappointment settles


ALL is lost for me


and i walk along and watch my footsteps in the sand
left to right
i've walked alone
oftentimes i've looked and saw a second pair drift towards me, only to drift away in silence
but who cares, really.


walk on, simple entity.
four footsteps will remain someday.


is it that i see in you what no one else sees?


your melody is enticing, passive. yet corresponding notes cause a flatness to your harmony.


wrapped in a parcel shrouded by faux perfection, i was blind but now i see.


my heart stands strong with optimism
though my mind stresses ALL is lost
my eyes stare at my footsteps in the sand, content upon the rolling grains
forced to travel to the deepest point of each newly-formed valley.

my mind shifts and my heart stops sometimes a…

We can do better, but we don't.

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So I'm sitting here watching this awesome episode of Oprah where she and a bunch of other people are addressing the fucked up American educational system. There was a big announcement buzzing around the media that has just been confirmed by the Democratic Mayor and Republican Governor of Newark, New Jersey and Mark Zuckerberg, the Founder and CEO of Facebook. Mark Zuckerberg is giving $100 MILLION FREAKING DOLLARS towards the effort of improving the struggling schools in Newark. He wanted to remain an anonymous investor, but Oprah herself, along with the politicians involved, convinced him to identify himself as the investor publicly in hopes that other rich & wealthy folk follow in his footsteps.

And as I watch this I'm watching my mom cry.

It's definitely a beautiful thing. As a teacher myself I've been waiting for the rest of the world to obtain the same dedication as me to improve the lives of these children. But on top of all that there's another reason w…

Switch the Spotlight Over to: Sandman

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NEW MUSIC ALERT!!


My homie Sandman (also known as ET of Hot 107.9's The Durrty Boyz) just shot me some of his new music. I think they're all awesome and I just had to post them on my blog to get the opinion of the people. Here are 3 tracks from the homie. Let me know what you think!


Got Yo Butt


No Panties


Work


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