This section includes some of my latest works. By introduction of these words, there is one factor I always insist in my work and that is hope. All my poetry offers hope to the human spirit. It is my desire to infuse my work with inspiration.
You must have hope in your life that things will somehow get better, especially when you are feeling down and out. I admit I can be a rather emotional person and I ride the tones of life like I am on some kind of spiritual surfboard, hoping and praying that the next wave will be the one.
HOPE has been described as the feeling that what is wanted can be had or that events will turn out for the best, as in to give hope. It is a feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen. Plainly speaking, hope is an optimistic state of mind that is based on an expectation of positive outcomes with respect to events and circumstances in one’s life or the world at large. Hope is based on TRUST!
I used to be called Oscar the Optimist at the first magazine I worked on. It was called Zygote and it was one of the first competitors to Rolling Stone and we were the first alternative rag to use color. I will never forget when that first issue came out and I could see it in all the newsstands in New York City. Wow, that was a high I will never forget. Unfortunately, the mag folded after a year. That kind of sucked but we were making history while it lasted. We always had hope!
Now that may seem like a bit of a ramble, but you see it aligns with that one word again – HOPE. Yes, we had a lot of hope that we would succeed. And we lived off that hope till the very end, until the next project came along. That is the beauty of life, there is always another project, another game, another, and another. You don’t really run out of things to do or say. You don’t really run out of time; you just make some more. We must make time! We must make hope! And that is a beautiful thing.
I do hope that these works give you hope and inspire you to create!
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