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@twinksburnett you and @dueling_coves are absolutely inspiring and radiate joy. Just two of the most beautiful humans I have ever met- inside and out. Thank you for letting me be a part of your journey. Can’t wait to see you loves again before I leave CDMX! ✨💖🙌🗺 #cheers! #hostel #uk #mates #mexicocity .
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@twinksburnett you and @dueling_coves are absolutely inspiring and radiate joy. Just two of the most beautiful humans I have ever met- inside and out. Thank you for letting me be a part of your journey. Can’t wait to see you loves again before I leave CDMX! ✨💖🙌🗺 #cheers ! #hostel  #uk  #mates  #mexicocity  . . . . . . . #mexico  #travel  #instagay  #igers  #photooftheday  #friends  #lindo  #beautiful  #mensfashion  #mexicocity  #travelblogger  #gay  #motivation  #goodtimes  #christmas  #globetrotter  #backpacking  #wanderlust  #expat  #travelgram  #style #goodvibes  #synchronicity  #fashion 
Revisiting the last and hardest chapter for me to write, this morning. The darkest night of my soul was also my bravest moment. The night I walked into acceptance of my full self, my sexuality, and left all the trappings of guilt and religion and people’s expectations behind. 
I hope these words, that moment, that darkness brings light to whomever may be facing their own difficult trials and moments. You are an overcomer! Think of how many things you’ve already done just today. “It is only in our darkest hours that we may discover the true strength of the brilliant light within ourselves that can never, ever, be dimmed.”
– Doe Zantamata “Break the Violent Fetters”- May my words help you live your truest life. 🙏❤️🌈🗺⚡️🙌
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#writer #sunday #nature #hope #comingout  #lgbt #travelgram #igers #selfcare #thankful #gay #selfesteem #mexico #fountain #hope #writersofinstagram #inspire #empowerment  #freedom #photooftheday #love #brave #consciousness  #bookstagram #selflove  #breaktheviolentfetters #travel #life #suicideprevention #itgetsbetter
Revisiting the last and hardest chapter for me to write, this morning. The darkest night of my soul was also my bravest moment. The night I walked into acceptance of my full self, my sexuality, and left all the trappings of guilt and religion and people’s expectations behind. I hope these words, that moment, that darkness brings light to whomever may be facing their own difficult trials and moments. You are an overcomer! Think of how many things you’ve already done just today. “It is only in our darkest hours that we may discover the true strength of the brilliant light within ourselves that can never, ever, be dimmed.” – Doe Zantamata “Break the Violent Fetters”- May my words help you live your truest life. 🙏❤️🌈🗺⚡️🙌 . . . . . . #writer  #sunday  #nature  #hope  #comingout  #lgbt  #travelgram  #igers  #selfcare  #thankful  #gay  #selfesteem  #mexico  #fountain  #hope  #writersofinstagram  #inspire  #empowerment  #freedom  #photooftheday  #love  #brave  #consciousness  #bookstagram  #selflove  #breaktheviolentfetters  #travel  #life  #suicideprevention  #itgetsbetter 
Christmas came early this year 😆🇲🇽. Santa Ashton, thank you for being the straight gift that kept on giving- for the camera and mis suenos, por supesto. 🤪✨ #hostel #newzealand #kiwi #mates #santaslap 🎅🏻😍🇲🇽🗺 .
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#mexico #travel #instagay #beer #igers #photooftheday #friends #weekend #sexy #gayhot #igers #mexicocity #travelblogger #gay #weekend #goodtimes #lol #christmas #globetrotter #backpacking #wanderlust #expat #travelgram #fun #goodvibes
Christmas came early this year 😆🇲🇽. Santa Ashton, thank you for being the straight gift that kept on giving- for the camera and mis suenos, por supesto. 🤪✨ #hostel  #newzealand  #kiwi  #mates  #santaslap  🎅🏻😍🇲🇽🗺 . . . . . . . #mexico  #travel  #instagay  #beer  #igers  #photooftheday  #friends  #weekend  #sexy  #gayhot  #igers  #mexicocity  #travelblogger  #gay  #weekend  #goodtimes  #lol  #christmas  #globetrotter  #backpacking  #wanderlust  #expat  #travelgram  #fun  #goodvibes 
I keep seeing Rainbows everywhere I go! No wonder the Beat Writers used to hang out in this park. 10 days until “Break the Violent Fetters” is published!! 😍🙌✨ #overthemoon #rainbow .
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#writer #nature #hope #comingout  #lgbt  #travelgram #igers #selfcare #thankful #gay #selfesteem #mexico #fountain #hope #writersofinstagram #inspire #empowerment  #freedom #photooftheday #love #park  #consciousness #backpacking  #breaktheviolentfetters #travel #life #suicideprevention #itgetsbetter
I keep seeing Rainbows everywhere I go! No wonder the Beat Writers used to hang out in this park. 10 days until “Break the Violent Fetters” is published!! 😍🙌✨ #overthemoon  #rainbow  . . . . . . #writer  #nature  #hope  #comingout  #lgbt  #travelgram  #igers  #selfcare  #thankful  #gay  #selfesteem  #mexico  #fountain  #hope  #writersofinstagram  #inspire  #empowerment  #freedom  #photooftheday  #love  #park  #consciousness  #backpacking  #breaktheviolentfetters  #travel  #life  #suicideprevention  #itgetsbetter 
Happiest birthday @brashtagram! Friendship established 2005. Brasher, Thank you for reaching out, praying with, hanging out with that lonely Texas kid “struggling” with his sexuality, all those years ago. 
You literally changed my life’s trajectory starting as my first real friend in college- and not only influenced me to minor in philosophy, but literally pushed me around during that controversial Halloween ode to Terri Schiavo. 😂🤪🙌 .
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To summer of fun and to being work friends, You pushed me, and us all, to question the status quo at a parochial Christian college in Tennessee, while having a blast. 
I’m so glad I got to see you, meet Sarah, your children, and doggo this summer! You are a great father and one of the best people I know.  You truly helped me become the man I am today. Hope you have the best birthday and life. I love you, man. #friendshipgoals #bffs  #weekend #goodvibes #itgetsbetter #bros .
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#besties #college #tennessee #birthday  #leeuniversity #instagood #photooftheday #instagay #gay #queer #conciousness #igers #life #goodtimes #philosophy #throwback #friends #thankful #instagood #ballers #funny #love #lawofattraction #collegefriends #throwback
Happiest birthday @brashtagram! Friendship established 2005. Brasher, Thank you for reaching out, praying with, hanging out with that lonely Texas kid “struggling” with his sexuality, all those years ago. You literally changed my life’s trajectory starting as my first real friend in college- and not only influenced me to minor in philosophy, but literally pushed me around during that controversial Halloween ode to Terri Schiavo. 😂🤪🙌 . . To summer of fun and to being work friends, You pushed me, and us all, to question the status quo at a parochial Christian college in Tennessee, while having a blast. I’m so glad I got to see you, meet Sarah, your children, and doggo this summer! You are a great father and one of the best people I know. You truly helped me become the man I am today. Hope you have the best birthday and life. I love you, man. #friendshipgoals  #bffs  #weekend  #goodvibes  #itgetsbetter  #bros  . . . . . . . . #besties  #college  #tennessee  #birthday  #leeuniversity  #instagood  #photooftheday  #instagay  #gay  #queer  #conciousness  #igers  #life  #goodtimes  #philosophy  #throwback  #friends  #thankful  #instagood  #ballers  #funny  #love  #lawofattraction  #collegefriends  #throwback 
Full speed ahead- 🚵‍♂️✨ #goals. To all my free-spirited, independent, soul rockin’, wall-smashin’, adventurous, fearless, world and self-lovin’ folk- hope your Friday rocks, supreme! Trust yourself. You are worthy. 🙌💖😆🇲🇽🥤#independent #independiente #nofilter
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#mexicocity #weekend #free #angeldelaindependencia #igers #photooftheday #lgbt #mytravelgram #adventure #selfcare #igers #travelblogger #sunset #writersofinstagram #travelphotography #intuition #statue  #empowerment #backpacking #wanderlust #expat #travelgram #skyline #goodvibes #motivation #soul #mindfulness
Full speed ahead- 🚵‍♂️✨ #goals . To all my free-spirited, independent, soul rockin’, wall-smashin’, adventurous, fearless, world and self-lovin’ folk- hope your Friday rocks, supreme! Trust yourself. You are worthy. 🙌💖😆🇲🇽🥤#independent  #independiente  #nofilter  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #mexicocity  #weekend  #free  #angeldelaindependencia  #igers  #photooftheday  #lgbt  #mytravelgram  #adventure  #selfcare  #igers  #travelblogger  #sunset  #writersofinstagram  #travelphotography  #intuition  #statue  #empowerment  #backpacking  #wanderlust  #expat  #travelgram  #skyline  #goodvibes  #motivation  #soul  #mindfulness 
31 days in Mexico City. A beautiful, sprawling, eclectic metropolis- seemingly at one with the profound and profane. A bit ambivalent about everything in between. Claro, que sí, Yo tambien. I can’t think of a better city to have edited and revisited the text written between two covers, y lugares en mi corazon.  #mexicocity #travel #author #free 🇲🇽❤️🗺📠
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#instagay #blogger #igers #photooftheday #lgbt #mytravelgram #adventure #hope #igers #friday #travelblogger #gay #friday #writersofinstagram #travelphotography #lindo #live #globetrotter #backpacking #wanderlust #expat #travelgram #skyline #goodvibes #mondaymotivation motivation #soul #mindfulness
31 days in Mexico City. A beautiful, sprawling, eclectic metropolis- seemingly at one with the profound and profane. A bit ambivalent about everything in between. Claro, que sí, Yo tambien. I can’t think of a better city to have edited and revisited the text written between two covers, y lugares en mi corazon. #mexicocity  #travel  #author  #free  🇲🇽❤️🗺📠 . . . . . . . . #instagay  #blogger  #igers  #photooftheday  #lgbt  #mytravelgram  #adventure  #hope  #igers  #friday  #travelblogger  #gay  #friday  #writersofinstagram  #travelphotography  #lindo  #live  #globetrotter  #backpacking  #wanderlust  #expat  #travelgram  #skyline  #goodvibes  #mondaymotivation  motivation #soul  #mindfulness 
Finished editing the final draft of my book!! And to celebrate- being 💯Basiq-in-bed at the Stayinn Barefoot Condesa. Someone please get Ina Garten to whip me up some Pumpkin-Spiced Uggs. 😂🤦‍♂️ #30s #tired #barefootcontessa #author #basic #finishhim 😆✨ .
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#mexico #travel #travelgram #gay #bed #transformationtuesday #instagay #lgbt #writersofinstagram #globetrotter  #fall #photooftheday #celebration #book #instagood #condesa #goals #travelgram  #igers #selfie #queer #motivation #mexicocity #expat #backpacking
Finished editing the final draft of my book!! And to celebrate- being 💯Basiq-in-bed at the Stayinn Barefoot Condesa. Someone please get Ina Garten to whip me up some Pumpkin-Spiced Uggs. 😂🤦‍♂️ #30s  #tired  #barefootcontessa  #author  #basic  #finishhim  😆✨ . . . . . . . #mexico  #travel  #travelgram  #gay  #bed  #transformationtuesday  #instagay  #lgbt  #writersofinstagram  #globetrotter  #fall  #photooftheday  #celebration  #book  #instagood  #condesa  #goals  #travelgram  #igers  #selfie  #queer  #motivation  #mexicocity  #expat  #backpacking 
Writing, photographing, editing, and publishing “Break the Violent Fetters: Life Beyond the Closet and the Pulpit” has been the most rewarding, challenging, cathartic, nerve-wracking, inspired, experience I’ve ever had. Even if only one person reads this and reaffirms their worthiness through my experiences and thoughts it is absolutely worth it. Amazon Kindle publication date: 12/18/2018. ✨❤️😭🙌🙃🌎🙏 As a social worker, I saw case after case of children and teens wanting to harm themselves as they were discovering their sexual or gender identities. This book is written for anyone who has ever felt different, or unworthy. Because you are truly beautiful beings and are worthy of the life you have intended. 
The words flowed easily to me- but delving unto past wounds and sharing them for all to see has been difficult at times. I have poured my blood into this book because I firmly believe in its importance. That you don’t have to die because you are different. That marginalization and erasure of your personhood is not your destiny. 
It is my intention that each reader will walk away from this story with the same self-confidence, love, and acceptance written and living within these pages of which I found in my own life.” ❤️✨ I hope these words helps heal hearts and open minds!
😃😭🙌 😃😭🙌 .
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Writing, photographing, editing, and publishing “Break the Violent Fetters: Life Beyond the Closet and the Pulpit” has been the most rewarding, challenging, cathartic, nerve-wracking, inspired, experience I’ve ever had. Even if only one person reads this and reaffirms their worthiness through my experiences and thoughts it is absolutely worth it. Amazon Kindle publication date: 12/18/2018. ✨❤️😭🙌🙃🌎🙏 As a social worker, I saw case after case of children and teens wanting to harm themselves as they were discovering their sexual or gender identities. This book is written for anyone who has ever felt different, or unworthy. Because you are truly beautiful beings and are worthy of the life you have intended. The words flowed easily to me- but delving unto past wounds and sharing them for all to see has been difficult at times. I have poured my blood into this book because I firmly believe in its importance. That you don’t have to die because you are different. That marginalization and erasure of your personhood is not your destiny. It is my intention that each reader will walk away from this story with the same self-confidence, love, and acceptance written and living within these pages of which I found in my own life.” ❤️✨ I hope these words helps heal hearts and open minds! 😃😭🙌 😃😭🙌 . . . . . .
#throwback #summerbody #flex 😅 New blog post! “It’s Now or Never/Break on Through to the Otherside” (link in bio) I planted a garden in Texas, this past spring/summer. It began with raking leaves, after a few strong storms felled large branches in the backyard. I was also raking and pulling weeds as a way to clear my mind, a way to figure out what the next steps would be on this journey.

I had no experience planting a garden from scratch. But I saw the potential for growing things, & it seemed like a fun challenge. After getting permission I started planting a garden- knowing I was leaving Texas.
It started small, with a few Caya lillies, marigolds, two sunflower plants, some white pansies, and a variety of herbs. They started growing, thriving.

Certain events and falling-outs occurred which sped up my leaving. Still, I planted and cultivated until the very last day I was there.

I had wanted to leave TX for years, but had reasons to stay. As I continued growing, I saw  the inequality in an Alt-right state/country that began to undo its care for vulnerable populations; as relationships began to change; after my dog- my best friend, Ranger, ran away for the last time and was never found, as I realized my book was really turning into something important- I knew my time was up. 
When we pursue our true passions and purpose- sometimes we will begin to feel blocked or trapped by our current circumstances- because that is Life causing us to expand. Because the ties, job, & people who once meant so much to you begin falling away. The life I had been planning was calling me & I could no longer ignore its bidding.

Because we are all in process. Gardens in our own way.

I had planned to publish a book this year & it is coming out exactly at a time, when like the plants I planted- I have broken the Violent Fetters & on through to the other side. Release date- 12/18/18!
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#igers #gay #instagay #weekend #universe  #writersofinstagram #garden #lgbt #journey #gayfit #trust #selfcare #blogger  #dogsofinstagram #freedom #goodvibes #motivation #workout #inspire #friday #gardener #flowers #photooftheday #gayfit #consciousness #goals #breaktheviolentfetters
#throwback  #summerbody  #flex  😅 New blog post! “It’s Now or Never/Break on Through to the Otherside” (link in bio) I planted a garden in Texas, this past spring/summer. It began with raking leaves, after a few strong storms felled large branches in the backyard. I was also raking and pulling weeds as a way to clear my mind, a way to figure out what the next steps would be on this journey. I had no experience planting a garden from scratch. But I saw the potential for growing things, & it seemed like a fun challenge. After getting permission I started planting a garden- knowing I was leaving Texas.
It started small, with a few Caya lillies, marigolds, two sunflower plants, some white pansies, and a variety of herbs. They started growing, thriving. 
Certain events and falling-outs occurred which sped up my leaving. Still, I planted and cultivated until the very last day I was there. 
I had wanted to leave TX for years, but had reasons to stay. As I continued growing, I saw the inequality in an Alt-right state/country that began to undo its care for vulnerable populations; as relationships began to change; after my dog- my best friend, Ranger, ran away for the last time and was never found, as I realized my book was really turning into something important- I knew my time was up. When we pursue our true passions and purpose- sometimes we will begin to feel blocked or trapped by our current circumstances- because that is Life causing us to expand. Because the ties, job, & people who once meant so much to you begin falling away. The life I had been planning was calling me & I could no longer ignore its bidding. 
Because we are all in process. Gardens in our own way. 
I had planned to publish a book this year & it is coming out exactly at a time, when like the plants I planted- I have broken the Violent Fetters & on through to the other side. Release date- 12/18/18! . . #igers  #gay  #instagay  #weekend  #universe  #writersofinstagram  #garden  #lgbt  #journey  #gayfit  #trust  #selfcare  #blogger  #dogsofinstagram  #freedom  #goodvibes  #motivation  #workout  #inspire  #friday  #gardener  #flowers  #photooftheday  #gayfit  #consciousness  #goals  #breaktheviolentfetters 
Taking some time to smell los flores y finish writing. Mexico City, you done me good. 🙏✨🌳🌹🌴🌼 .
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#mexico #travel #instagay #explore #coyoacan #igers #photooftheday #friends #flores #style #earth #adventure #thankful #igers #mexicocity #travelblogger #gay #writersofinstagram #thursday #lindo #fountain #discovery #globetrotter #backpacking #wanderlust #expat #travelgram #flowers #goodvibes #motivation #soul
It. Is. Happening! 😆 This writer is left without words right now. 🤯 Break the Violent Fetters: Life Beyond the Closet and the Pulpit- Amazon Kindle publication date: 12/18/2018. ✨❤️😭🙌🙃🌎🙏
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From the back cover: “In 2009 I laid in a Beijing hostel room, 750 yards away from Tiananmen Square, for 2 days, waiting for my friend to leave China, so that I could kill myself for being gay. I prayed to God for 15 years to heal my sinful desires. In that hostel room I began to realize there was never any sin to begin with.” That’s how suicide impending, spiritually-awakened, David-Bowie themed Chapter 9: Little China Girl, begins. It begins this way because that was the water-shed, Eureka-shouting, Fear-and-Loathing moment of my own life. 
This is the book I wish I could have read as a young teenage boy coming out as gay- in the religious Christian South. It is told through my own experience before broadening the horizon to patriarchal, political-religious, quantum reasons that brought us here. Intermixed with photography and poems are lessons of empowerment offered to the reader- and a blueprint to where I hope we and society are going. 
It is my intention that each reader will walk away from this story with the same self-confidence, love, and acceptance written and living within these pages of which I found in my own life.” ❤️✨ The words flowed easily to me- but delving unto past wounds and sharing them for all to see has been difficult at times. I have poured my blood into this book because I firmly believe in its importance. That you don’t have to die because you are different. That marginalization and erasure of your personhood is not your destiny. I truly can’t believe this is happening I hope these words helps heal hearts and open minds!
😃😭🙌 😃😭🙌 .
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#writer #kindle #gay #instagay #comingout #lgbt #selfpublished #genderfluid  #selfcare #thankful #queer #selfesteem #mondaymotivation #writersofinstagram #lgbtq #empowerment  #freedom #photooftheday #love #philosophy #brave  #consciousness #book #selflove  #breaktheviolentfetters #transformationtuesday #life #suicideprevention #itgetsbetter
It. Is. Happening! 😆 This writer is left without words right now. 🤯 Break the Violent Fetters: Life Beyond the Closet and the Pulpit- Amazon Kindle publication date: 12/18/2018. ✨❤️😭🙌🙃🌎🙏 . . From the back cover: “In 2009 I laid in a Beijing hostel room, 750 yards away from Tiananmen Square, for 2 days, waiting for my friend to leave China, so that I could kill myself for being gay. I prayed to God for 15 years to heal my sinful desires. In that hostel room I began to realize there was never any sin to begin with.” That’s how suicide impending, spiritually-awakened, David-Bowie themed Chapter 9: Little China Girl, begins. It begins this way because that was the water-shed, Eureka-shouting, Fear-and-Loathing moment of my own life. This is the book I wish I could have read as a young teenage boy coming out as gay- in the religious Christian South. It is told through my own experience before broadening the horizon to patriarchal, political-religious, quantum reasons that brought us here. Intermixed with photography and poems are lessons of empowerment offered to the reader- and a blueprint to where I hope we and society are going. It is my intention that each reader will walk away from this story with the same self-confidence, love, and acceptance written and living within these pages of which I found in my own life.” ❤️✨ The words flowed easily to me- but delving unto past wounds and sharing them for all to see has been difficult at times. I have poured my blood into this book because I firmly believe in its importance. That you don’t have to die because you are different. That marginalization and erasure of your personhood is not your destiny. I truly can’t believe this is happening I hope these words helps heal hearts and open minds! 😃😭🙌 😃😭🙌 . . . . . . . #writer  #kindle  #gay  #instagay  #comingout  #lgbt  #selfpublished  #genderfluid  #selfcare  #thankful  #queer  #selfesteem  #mondaymotivation  #writersofinstagram  #lgbtq  #empowerment  #freedom  #photooftheday  #love  #philosophy  #brave  #consciousness  #book  #selflove  #breaktheviolentfetters  #transformationtuesday  #life  #suicideprevention  #itgetsbetter 
#fbf to Canada this summer-
Setting Free the Captive

I took leave of my bed 
Dripping accusations 
on the threshing floor.
Sunlight does not hold 
the night for ransom 
My eyes were last to see 
this caged heart
was flung open long ago
It takes a river to tell the glacier’s story
It says,
“Fall and add your tale to the streams.” I’m a seed in cursed soil.
I have no rain to spare.
I’m always with bread, 
alone. “Even in your barrenness
There are desert creatures thriving.”
Life forever finds its way. 
Two lips can be an oasis,
or a divide.

Spit out the copper coils of your tongue 
You’ve dined at ash heaps too long.
It is the mad who deny themselves a banquet seat.
Come taste the dew drops once again.

Why is my heart always the wager 
For such high bets?
My friend, there would be no spring 
Without winter sacrifices.

Tectonic plates crash created continents. 
Life comes forward from the rubble
from the dead places inside of me.
I have split my life open,
An atom rising 
A sky god in the clouds.

There is no higher offering 
than Meat of the soul.
Love is not a slaughtering yard.
“Then what else do you call a garden?” I blame you not for the scales 
grown upon my heart
I forgot they were there until you caused their shedding.
Stripping great piles from this rusted gourd. 
All this time I’ve been Flowering in secret 
kept even from myself.

One doesn’t have to see a blue jay 
to hear its song.
You don’t have to say the word 
For love to permeate me.
I feel it surround me 
like fingers of the wind.
I have been blinded 
by eyesight
far too long.

I’ve learned to 
a different way 
to shine.
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#writer #goodvibes #gay #travel #instagay  #travelgram #universe #vancouver #worth  #nature #thankful #queer #lawofattraction #writersofinstagram #poetry #friday #freedom #backpacking #love #hope #wanderlust #igers #forest #blogger  #flowers #canada  #photooftheday #shine  #poetsofinstagram
#fbf  to Canada this summer- Setting Free the Captive I took leave of my bed Dripping accusations on the threshing floor. Sunlight does not hold the night for ransom My eyes were last to see this caged heart was flung open long ago It takes a river to tell the glacier’s story It says, “Fall and add your tale to the streams.” I’m a seed in cursed soil. I have no rain to spare. I’m always with bread, alone. “Even in your barrenness There are desert creatures thriving.” Life forever finds its way. Two lips can be an oasis, or a divide. Spit out the copper coils of your tongue You’ve dined at ash heaps too long. It is the mad who deny themselves a banquet seat. Come taste the dew drops once again. Why is my heart always the wager For such high bets? My friend, there would be no spring Without winter sacrifices. Tectonic plates crash created continents. Life comes forward from the rubble from the dead places inside of me. I have split my life open, An atom rising A sky god in the clouds. There is no higher offering than Meat of the soul. Love is not a slaughtering yard. “Then what else do you call a garden?” I blame you not for the scales grown upon my heart I forgot they were there until you caused their shedding. Stripping great piles from this rusted gourd. All this time I’ve been Flowering in secret kept even from myself. One doesn’t have to see a blue jay to hear its song. You don’t have to say the word For love to permeate me. I feel it surround me like fingers of the wind. I have been blinded by eyesight far too long. I’ve learned to a different way to shine. ✨✨ . . . . #writer  #goodvibes  #gay  #travel  #instagay  #travelgram  #universe  #vancouver  #worth  #nature  #thankful  #queer  #lawofattraction  #writersofinstagram  #poetry  #friday  #freedom  #backpacking  #love  #hope  #wanderlust  #igers  #forest  #blogger  #flowers  #canada  #photooftheday  #shine  #poetsofinstagram 
I've come to believe that Life brings certain people into your life for a specific purpose and reason. Sometimes they are lifelong friendships, or the meeting of our soulmate, and at times your worst enemy. Were I to trace the connections I've made with people who have introduced me to other people and so forth- it would probably be astounding.
There is magic in this world.
It surrounds and permeates us every day. I have zero conflict or have come into contact with one unbearable person the three weeks I have been in Mexico.
I'm not saying it is perfect here- every country has its treasures and things that are in process. I am trying to not rate things as positive or negative experiences. Huge emphasis on the trying aspect. But it becomes easier day by day to release the things that no longer serve me so that I can embrace who I am becoming.
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 #writersofinstagram #sunset #naturephotography  #appreciation #beauty #inspiration #travel #mexico #igers #citylife #blog #wanderlust  #journey #hermosa #blogger #mindfulness #mexicocity #nofilter  #goodvibes #travelgram #journey #source #zen #synchronicity #mindfulness
I've come to believe that Life brings certain people into your life for a specific purpose and reason. Sometimes they are lifelong friendships, or the meeting of our soulmate, and at times your worst enemy. Were I to trace the connections I've made with people who have introduced me to other people and so forth- it would probably be astounding.
There is magic in this world.
It surrounds and permeates us every day. I have zero conflict or have come into contact with one unbearable person the three weeks I have been in Mexico.
I'm not saying it is perfect here- every country has its treasures and things that are in process. I am trying to not rate things as positive or negative experiences. Huge emphasis on the trying aspect. But it becomes easier day by day to release the things that no longer serve me so that I can embrace who I am becoming. . . . #writersofinstagram  #sunset  #naturephotography  #appreciation  #beauty  #inspiration  #travel  #mexico  #igers  #citylife  #blog  #wanderlust  #journey  #hermosa  #blogger  #mindfulness  #mexicocity  #nofilter  #goodvibes  #travelgram  #journey  #source  #zen  #synchronicity  #mindfulness 
#motivationmonday! Vibrant flowers in MX 😍
“You've got to be one that, wherever you are, like a flower, you've got to blossom where you're planted. You cannot eliminate darkness. You cannot banish it by cursing darkness. The only way to get rid of darkness is light and to be the light yourself.”✨💐🌿
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 #nature #flowers #naturephotography #appreciation #beauty #inspiration #travel #mexico #igers #citylife #flores #wanderlust  #caminar #hermosa #plants #mindfulness #mexicocity #nofilter #goodvibes #garden #caminar #park #walk #earth #travelgram #goodvibes #source #zen #synchronicity #mindfulness
#motivationmonday ! Vibrant flowers in MX 😍 “You've got to be one that, wherever you are, like a flower, you've got to blossom where you're planted. You cannot eliminate darkness. You cannot banish it by cursing darkness. The only way to get rid of darkness is light and to be the light yourself.”✨💐🌿 . . . . . . . . . #nature  #flowers  #naturephotography  #appreciation  #beauty  #inspiration  #travel  #mexico  #igers  #citylife  #flores  #wanderlust  #caminar  #hermosa  #plants  #mindfulness  #mexicocity  #nofilter  #goodvibes  #garden  #caminar  #park  #walk  #earth  #travelgram  #goodvibes  #source  #zen  #synchronicity  #mindfulness 
There is magic in this world.
It surrounds and permeates us every day. I have zero conflict or have come into contact with one unbearable person the three weeks I have been in Mexico.
I'm not saying it is perfect here- every country has its treasures and things that are in process. 
I have assets and a few financial obligations in America that have been stressing me out. I am paying over $1000 a month to keep a life on hold. And now I am not so sure that I want to return to it.
I have been asking the Universe what my path is and it keeps sending me signs and emotions that it is to keep on this journeyman's path. I don't know the reasons but it just feels right. When I think about returning to America- it fills me with dread. I have come to trust my intuition. When I think about Mexico or living farther a field- I feel happy, satisfied, fulfilled, even exhilarated. The Universe is dismantling my former life, my ego, my priorities. I think that it all happened this way so I would continue to learn and rely on the Universe and my own knowing. Free Man in Mexico.
I don't know exactly where to go next. But
A primal force is calling to me to go farther. To where and for how long I don't know. But I feel Life keep calling me forward. The path of the wanderer is a gift that bears a special kind of aloneness.

The great quaking of self. Of breaking open the sacred parts of me. I am in service to a higher ideal, a purpose of unity and light. Love for human kind and for our Earth. We spend out whole lives building a life we want to live.
I am living the life I want by shattering it to pieces, and I don't know exactly why- except I feel I am supposed to. My heart quells with a secret ache as I stretch myself and bank account out further. When does the stretching cease? Do I even want it to stop? Will I know how? .
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#writer #igers #blogger #gay #instagay  #naturephotography #mexico #mexicocity #lgbt #photooftheday #blog #lindo #mystic  #journey #explore #globetrotter #writersofinstagram #travelgram #travel  #inspiration #love #queer #poet #wanderlust #lawofattraction #instagood #enlightenment #thursday #live #backpacking
There is magic in this world. It surrounds and permeates us every day. I have zero conflict or have come into contact with one unbearable person the three weeks I have been in Mexico. I'm not saying it is perfect here- every country has its treasures and things that are in process. I have assets and a few financial obligations in America that have been stressing me out. I am paying over $1000 a month to keep a life on hold. And now I am not so sure that I want to return to it. I have been asking the Universe what my path is and it keeps sending me signs and emotions that it is to keep on this journeyman's path. I don't know the reasons but it just feels right. When I think about returning to America- it fills me with dread. I have come to trust my intuition. When I think about Mexico or living farther a field- I feel happy, satisfied, fulfilled, even exhilarated. The Universe is dismantling my former life, my ego, my priorities. I think that it all happened this way so I would continue to learn and rely on the Universe and my own knowing. Free Man in Mexico. I don't know exactly where to go next. But A primal force is calling to me to go farther. To where and for how long I don't know. But I feel Life keep calling me forward. The path of the wanderer is a gift that bears a special kind of aloneness. The great quaking of self. Of breaking open the sacred parts of me. I am in service to a higher ideal, a purpose of unity and light. Love for human kind and for our Earth. We spend out whole lives building a life we want to live. I am living the life I want by shattering it to pieces, and I don't know exactly why- except I feel I am supposed to. My heart quells with a secret ache as I stretch myself and bank account out further. When does the stretching cease? Do I even want it to stop? Will I know how? . . . . . #writer  #igers  #blogger  #gay  #instagay  #naturephotography  #mexico  #mexicocity  #lgbt  #photooftheday  #blog  #lindo  #mystic  #journey  #explore  #globetrotter  #writersofinstagram  #travelgram  #travel  #inspiration  #love  #queer  #poet  #wanderlust  #lawofattraction  #instagood  #enlightenment  #thursday  #live  #backpacking 
It was wild to walk the beautiful ruins of the Teotenango pyramids and valley where the Aztec people lived for 1000 years(!) prior to the Spanish conquest grr. Now, the pyramids overlook the church which over looks the town of Toluca. I’d bet good money that these ancient structures might out last us all. “And The Beat Goes On.” ✨🌋🗺🍂🧡 #pyramids #mexico #iglesia #ancient #nofilter .
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#beauty #travel #travelgram #zen #igers #saturday #meditation  #weekend #adventure #awesome #explore #photooftheday #journey #teotenango #wanderlust #earth #aztec #skyporn #energy #backpacking #inspiration #instagood #hermosa #hike #architecture
It was wild to walk the beautiful ruins of the Teotenango pyramids and valley where the Aztec people lived for 1000 years(!) prior to the Spanish conquest grr. Now, the pyramids overlook the church which over looks the town of Toluca. I’d bet good money that these ancient structures might out last us all. “And The Beat Goes On.” ✨🌋🗺🍂🧡 #pyramids  #mexico  #iglesia  #ancient  #nofilter  . . . . . . #beauty  #travel  #travelgram  #zen  #igers  #saturday  #meditation  #weekend  #adventure  #awesome  #explore  #photooftheday  #journey  #teotenango  #wanderlust  #earth  #aztec  #skyporn  #energy  #backpacking  #inspiration  #instagood  #hermosa  #hike  #architecture