Where I’ve been, where I want to go…

I’ll be lying if I told you, I’ve traveled far and wide. I’ve been to a few places outside of my hometown, but I aim to travel to more places in my near future. I was born and raised in southern California. Within California, I’ve been to Yosemite Park, Los Angeles, San Diego, Big Bear…


When the world stops and droplets of H2O fall from the sky, I remain frozen as I stare trying to discover what lies beyond this blue sky. ©strivebright.com


There is a breeze that shakes within myself, hoping to do something I’d rather contain unveiled underneath my keepsake for no one but I to know, unless I take the step not dared to be made. ©strivebright.com

Like the Wind

I’m crashing in like the wind trying my best to commit to this island of mysterious events, although my heart and soul unite as one and my brain behaves chaotically. Here I am once again putting my best foot forward reminding myself of what’s yet to come in this unexpected reality. ©strivebright.com


There are melodies that shine way up high every time I whisper all the secrets from my life. I get to sleep at night and dream of all the colors from last night. Craving for happiness that strikes my way, inching to penetrate my deep self-restricted maze. ©strivebright.com


Sometimes I’m caught between the lines Not knowing which way to turn to Unable to decipher what’s right from wrong And now I’m trying to keep this smile Hoping all is alright And that everything I aim for Will actually blossom This time Wishing I could sit under this tree Knowing everything will be just…

Successful Bliss

If you live your days like you’re not living at all, will you be remembered? And will your presence be heard? Will there be a voice, illuminating the darkness that may someday make its way through? Will the oceans be there to guide you when you need it the most? Will the strength you have,…

Our Earth

The earth is heavenly As it means we are guaranteed A space to be alive and free To celebrate the truth between The lines of our reality. We are free to breathe, Free to see Only if we are given The gift to see, But more than that Is not guaranteed As sad as it…

The Cycle of the Depressed

Recognition is just a game we play Here in our inventive space Of elves and shards That dance to tunes Of roses and flutes With melodies That shine above All mountain tops Even as the sun Pokes fun at us From a height That reaches galaxies And destines Of shooting stars From time to time…

Two in One

In the midst of the jungle stood a couple who won the hearts of many. They found each other miraculously after having been lost for centuries. ©strivebright.com