Learn how to cope with stress: The Cuban way

Everyone that has ever visited Cuba went back to their country wondering the same thing: ‘How can Cubans live in such misery and be so happy about it”. Let me get one thing straight: We are not happy about our misery. We just have found a way to be happy despite it. We lack the…

Second chances

Time’s the illusion that lives in our eyes seeing the world passing us by but we are… we’re all left behind. Almost forgetting just who we are Falling and failing time after time Just need hand to help us get up. I looked in the mirror and saw Someone new before me Things are just…

A hole in the soul

We placed a ticking bomb Right inside of our souls Faced with the thought of abortion Of a beast that was really a saint Letting him live wasn’t an option If we wanted our love to prevail What the hell? So we betrayed procreation By sucking out the bunch of cells murdered natural selection Practiced…

To see each other again

We pushed geographical lines Drove mathematicians insane Sabotaged the weather forecast To see each other again. We played fetch with a beast To escape imprisoning chains We jumped from the tallest bridge to land with each other in bed. We scribbled over our paths Drew two rails and a train To get from your planet…

A little poem to my big rock

You are my song, when not even music would sing along You are my muse, when my own poem makes me confused You are my birds when all I want is fly away You are my rock when all around already broke You are my rain and make up rainbows with my sun rays You…

Careful with inspirational mantras – they steal your inspirations!

Now, before you think of me as the Grinch, give me a chance to explain…. Very often, I find myself repeating those inspirational feel-good thoughts that we read in those self-help books. They are nice and serve a great deal to console a friend (or even ourselves) when they are facing a small issue. A…