Screams so loud they can never be heard

Screams so loud they can never be heard but hurt to feel them within.
Electromagnetic storms ravaging your thoughts and holding you still like glue.
A stainless steel net stopping you from expanding as self doubt grips you as self esteem slips off of the cold steel that is the only warmth you can touch.

I drove away from someone yesterday and she contacted me later and asked why I drive my car so fast.
I said I shifted from 1st to second at 5,000 rpm and to third at 4,500 rpm but if was not that I wanted to get There faster but that I did want to be Here any longer.

I want my heart to beat faster and knot/not feel so heavy in my chest.
She said aren’t you afraid of breaking something on your car?
I am more afraid of what is broken within than anything I can buy.

You have more please to do not be less with the Blessings you have.
Your Blessings are the springboard for your aspirations.
You have inspired others in more ways than you think.

Dragonfly in Ellenville NY

Dragonfly in Ellenville NY

BLOWING SMOKE

Starlet Williams
BLOWING SMOKE:

PAIN RIDE SUCH AS LIFE EVERYTHING SITS IN THE DARK
TILL MORNING LIGHT….
BLOWING SMOKE IN THE WIND
JUST DON’T CARE NO MORE

PAIN TEARING YOU DOWN
FAILURE KNOCKING AT YOU AT IN
ITS MOST TEMPTING GAME
BITTER SWEET PAIN TRYING TO IMPLANT IT’S DEFECTS
GOT NEWS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
BLOWING SMOKE IN THE WIND AT YOU TOO

FEELING WEAK ..SLOW TASKS UNDONE…. TAKING IT
ALL IN AS IT COMES….
IN MANY FORMS BUT WITH EACH
THAT COMES I GROW STRONG
BLOWING SMOKE IN THE WIND
PAIN YOU REALLY THINK YOU CAN WIN

PAIN TALKING BEHIND MY BACK
LAUGHING IN MY FACE
LYING TO DISPLACE… WHILE ALL IN MY FACE
TRYING TO TAKE CONTROL
DAMN THIS MUTHA BOLD

GOOD THING I’VE BEEN TAUGHT HOW TO BOUNCE AROUND
YOUR CHAOTIC MESS….
PAIN THANKS FOR THE MOTIVATION
CAUSE EACH TIME YOU COME .. AND I KNOW YOU WILL REMEMBER .YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED ..

IN THE SHADOW’S
IS WHERE I WILL BE..
ANYTIME YOU COME NEAR
I’M BLOWING SMOKE LIKE YOU NEVER BEEN

I’M
BLOWING
LIKE
SMOKE
IN
THE
WIND

STARLET WILLIAMS http://www.facebook.com/starletw
© 5/2012

There is a dark side to every human

There is a dark side to every human.

In this dark side lives Pain, fear, anger and hate.

And in the pain, fear, anger and hate lives freedom.

It is this freedom that beckons to be explored.

Getting there is easy the hard part is getting back.

For to get there and come back one must travel through

Madness and it is the madness that strips the humanity from ones

Soul.

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Being positive takes work every day

By Steven Lewis
Being positive takes work every day, it’s the only way of life if you’re striving for excellence. Have high expectation and anticipate the very best outcome, rise to the top and stay there. I’ve seen many people rise to the top but for only for a short period of time. I’ve also seen them fall harder then they rose. One of the main reasons for failure is living in the moment and not being prepared for the future. Being successful one day does not guarantee the same results the next. You have to stay a step ahead of what you’re doing. I call this my ”what if plan” Here’s an example, what if this happens and what will I do next to protect myself? Never put yourself in a position where you don’t know your next move. If life throws you a curb ball and you swing and miss “don’t give up,” evaluate and calculate what went wrong and try something else. Don’t be left on the outside looking in, giving up is never an option. The easiest thing to do in life is to quit, the hardest thing to do is to hang in there and make it work if by any means possible. You will never go beyond your present situation by quitting. You have to become tenacious, hold fast to your dreams and expanding on them. In order to be this strong in your conviction you have to have wit which covers your intellect and gives you the power to move forward and the perception for new ideals. When looking at new ideas don’t just look at the ideal look beyond your thoughts to see how many directions your idea can take you. This will help you to expand and become creative. You’ll be amazed on what you come up with. Often times you’ll come up with over five different ways to expand on a thought. Be careful not to try and do them all at once, apply yourself one idea at a time which will allow you to work towards perfection. Don’t spread yourself to thin, it can cause failure and or overload which will lead to stress. By using my tools you’ll find your accomplishments to be stupendous. You’ll be amazed in everything you do, which will fuel your motivation. As you know you need to stay motivated on your journey to continued success. Your drive can never die, so your motive must stay strong. Your motive puts your plan in action and keeps your will strong which keeps your passion alive.
~Steven Lewis~

Lessons from the Butterfly Woman

1. Words without action are powerless
Talk is cheap. And it really is. There are many people who use beautiful words and dazzle us with their eloquent speech. Anyone can say anything. However it is few that follow those words with action. Words are nothing unless we are willing to follow through on what we say. They need action and beat, this is how we create a beautiful song throughout our days. Life is a glorious and continuous weaving between what we say and what we do. So walk your talk, show the world that you stand behind the words you say, not only to others, but most importantly to yourself. This is the foundation of creating trust and belief from others and ourselves.

2. Learn to stand in your own power
Before learning to walk we must first learn to stand. Standing is about balance and strength. That is what helps us to then walk with grace and confidence. Walking along our own life path is no different. Learning to stand “on our own two feet” helps to ground us, connect us to our own power. It reminds us of and connects us to who we are, and allows us to learn balance. Then we can begin walking our path authentically and express to the world the beauty of who we are.

3. Honour Yourself
You gotta know when to love and know when to walk. Learning to love is a lifelong process and lesson. And one of the most important lessons is to discern when to love and when to leave. We are faced with the choice: do we continue to love or do we walk out the door? I myself have been faced with this scenario many times over, and each time I have learned something new. There is no guidebook or “learning to love for dummies” manual to help with this question. What I have learned through my own experiences is that it all boils down to honouring yourself. It is up to you to decide whether the situation is a positive or negative in your life. Is it in sync with who you are? Are you honouring yourself, your values and everything you believe in by staying in it.? When we learn to honour ourselves we will then naturally attract situations and people that support that. If we find ourselves in a situation in which we are not honouring ourselves it is a lesson in self love to move through it and onto something better. The most important relationship in our life is the one with ourself. William Shakespeare said it well many years ago, “to thine own self be true”.

4. Embrace life’s challenges
“What don’t make you stronger will make you fall”. We often try to avoid painful or challenging situations in our life for fear of the pain or the hardship. Yet it is from these same situations that we learn new things about ourselves and grow as a person. They force us to push past our boundaries and self created limits, thereby evolving ourselves into a stronger person and more connected with our inner self. It can be tempting to take the easy road, but many times this can be actually cause us to stagnate ourselves instead of grow. Taking the easy way out is cop out on our part. It doesn’t serve us because it allows us to stay within our comfort zone, and constantly staying in our comfort zone results in our stagnation rather than growth. And this is our biggest fall as humans on this earth.

5. Time is our wisest teacher
Because in this life I am the one that shows the only way to change is by growing old. Change is the only constant in our life. We can be rest assured that as we move through the years it will be there to accompany us and eventually become one of our greatest allies. We can incorporate change at any time into our life and as many times as we want. However change of self is something different. Change in ourselves as a person is a process, something that requires time and patience. As we move through the years we learn more and more and continually evolve, and hence we change. We are not the same person at 20, 30, 40 or 50. Thank god. As each decade passes we become wiser and develop a stronger sense of self. Native Americans understand this very well and elders are held in high esteem within their tribes. Age is a beautiful thing and lifetime teacher of wisdom, strength and sense of self.

6. Love is the source of all life
Love has given me more it seems, than riches and worries and pain and dreams. Many of us spend years chasing money and dreams. We spend endless hours worrying over things that in the grand scheme of things don’t hold much significance, or we fill our days with meaningless tasks and eventually forget what it is like to experience living fully. Yet as we look back on life, we see that our happiest moments revolved around love. Love is what nurtures us, what inspires us, what motivates us to keep going. It is to our soul what water is to the physical body, it gives us life, shapes us, elevates us to reach our potential. Without love we would wither away and die. Yet we sometimes forget this as we move through our daily lives. Other things get in the way and we procrastinate, leaving loving comments for another day. But at the end of our days when we look back those are the things we most regret. So live each day with love, for both others and yourself. And from this an abundance and happy life will be created.

UNKNOWN:

DREAMS SUCH A ROMANTIC

Starlet Williams
DREAMS: SUCH A ROMANTIC

HE DRIVES ME CRAZY WITH JUST A SMILE
THE LOVE I HAVE I WILL NEVER HIDE

HE IS UNIQUE NOT LIKE ANY OTHER
HEART AS BRIGHT AND THE SUN RAY’S
MELLOW AS THE MOON
LAWD HAVE MERCY
HOW THIS MAN
MAKES
ME
SWOON

HIS HEART SPEAKS
TO ME IN THE PUREST FORM
THAT’S HARD TO FIND
CAUSE A MAN TO CAN BE SCORNED

WITH THE DEEPEST BREATH HIS SOUL BLOSSOMS
TO AWAKEN MY OWN LIKE I’VE NEVER KNOWN
KISSES SO SWEET.. HIS TOUCH SO DEVINE
THIS MAN HAVE CAPTURED MY MIND

NO LONGER SEARCHING THE HORIZON’S
TO TAKE FOLD ..FOR I KNOW
THE CALIBER OF A MAN
IN FRONT OF ME

TO BAD IT’S JUST A DREAM::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::

A DREAM IT MAY BE BUT IT WILL NEVER DIE… NEVER KNOW WHEN YOUR TWO WORLD’S WILL COLLIDE …. DREAM HIM INTO EXISTENCE AND SOON HE WILL BE AT YOUR SIDE FOR ETERNITY

© STARLET WILLIAMS
4/19/2012
STARLET WILLIAMS

EACH ONE TEACH ONE

I was asked today by a very frustarted good friend, about our inner-city youth and how to deal with them. I responded; Love is just like a gun; it can’t help or hurt when left alone. It has to be felt to be affective; just to say you love won’t get it done, one has to be creative in how that love is delivered. I said this because I was one of the troubled youth we now spend so much time talking about at one point in my life, but my mind was challenged by GOD through the words of people that actually manipulated me a positive way until I was strong enough to see and feel where it was that they were trying to lead me. It’s not easy but EACH ONE TEACH ONE is more powerful then most realize. You will probably never convince the group at once, but you can convince one at a time until they actually become the group. -Thomas L. White III

Andy Karol

A photographer associate of mine, outstanding work.
Here is the bio and a glimpse of the site, enjoy.
I began my years as a small-town Indiana girl, building model rockets, delivering newspapers, and attending ballet class. In 2003, shortly after college graduation, I moved to Chicago to pursue a career in performance and communication. The office environment did not quite suit me, and my interest in theatre evolved into becoming a headshot photographer for the talent scene. Soon after, I found myself desiring a higher level of creative expression and turned to portraiture as an additional outlet.

Under my birth name, Saundra Karol, I built a niche of photographing family portraiture, specifically maternity. In working with so many transitioning (i.e. pregnant) bodies, I found myself intrigued by the complexity of the female form in itself and in relation to the more masculine counterpart. Gender, and what it meant to my clients as they embarked on the journey of raising children, continued to be at the forefront of my mind.

My interest in gender is a driving force in my personal life as well where I consider real life my best research. I draw upon my own interactions with family, friends, and strangers through a more androgynous appearance as inspiration and truth for the images I create, as well as the stories and experiences of those I meet willing to discuss this favored topic of mine. Photography has become my medium to help define, examine, and understand gender.

Currently, my work in gender variant photography may also be found in my most recent project, Eden: Expressions in Gender (www.edenprojectonline.com). An ongoing project, this work displays photography of gender fluid and variant subjects in nude form to showcase the natural and beautiful state of gender non-conformance.