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Why Game is a threat to our values.

Chances are you’ve heard of a concept called “Game”, and if you are like most people you suspect this concept poses a dire threat to our most cherished values.  1,390 more words


Every once in a while, we experience one of those special, unforgettable days when the sun comes up on a whole new ‘thing’ for us. Something that breaks down our walls, opens new spaces for us in the world, shows us what’s inside of us that’s bigger than we ever realized. 294 more words

Vanayssa Somers Books

Making Love to You Was Like Peeling

This poem was published in my 1st  collection, Baltimore Girls.

Ok, so it’s a love/sex poem.

But the real drama, sex , drama and scandal, comes in my forthcoming book, … 211 more words


Falling for Jars of Clay's "The Long Fall Back to Earth"

The most meaningful lyrics in my life – the ones that constantly ring in my head day after day – come from this album. Not even main lyrics, even, but background vocals from the song “Headphones,” sung beautifully by Grammy-nominated folk artist Katie Herzig. 2,076 more words


For Tania

The bright, white, yet small light was flickering. I didn’t want to read anymore, so I turned it off and put down the photocopied pages of some musicology book I had to read. 948 more words


Our Fine Way

How warmly his heart knows mine

that it can encapsulate me

 like a mellow spring flowing fine

And that we simultaneously lean forward

toward the same breeze  38 more words


Endings and Beginnings

My fiancé received word from home last week that his father may only have a week to live.  Late stage diabetes means infection and when it travels to the blood there is little an older body can do to fight it. 353 more words