Inspiring stories

Bad Advice Can Kill You!

In the middle of the night, visiting my mother in Detroit, I was sound asleep and was awakened by a pain so indescribably overwhelming that it rendered me utterly speechless. The only way to describe what I felt is to compare it to someone dragging a razor blade horizontally across my lower abdomen continually with […]

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He Fell For It!

Welcome A Spark Starts readers. This week I actually tricked one of my fellow bloggers Mr. John Sherry into believing I could write. That’s right! I tricked him. He has given me the opportunity to share a personal story of mine to his readers not knowing that this is a small part of a big […]

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The Reconstruction of Life

Suddenly without warning a massive, earth shaking, and life-threatening bomb has just exploded in your life leaving behind catastrophic damage. An area that was once full of peace and tranquility is now consumed by chaos, fear and confusion. Everything around you is destroyed. Nothing looks the same. Nothing is the same. Every pertinent relationship you had […]

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In Honor of National Poetry Month

UNTITLED What do you slave for? Misbehave for? Get dazed for days for? Lifted off the floor for? Move to the core for? Close doors for? Clean your pores for? SUFFER more for? Go through chores for? What? Is conquering… you? IS IT YOUR JOB? Yeah, you got a couple dollars for it, a promotion […]

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Don’t Die There

Can you get me something to drink? I am grossly dehydrated. Saying my mouth could be compared to the Sahara desert would be an understatement. My tongue feels like sandpaper and when I swallow there is nothing but the feeling of stabbing knives going down my throat. Moisture is nonexistent. The usual licking of the lips will not bring […]

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