Teddy Dondanville

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On May 3rd, 2018 my grandpa left his body and passed on. He was the loving father of my mom and Auntie Tia. A month or so prior, I had recieved the news that he was admitted to the hospital. He was having problems with breathing while he slept. His heart wasn’t working like it used to. He stayed in the hospital a couple weeks while they monitored his improvement. Finally he… Read More

As the sun sets, a new day begins. Where it goes and whom receives its shine; that is not a matter of mine.   It’s darker now and colder too. Moon and stars provide their light; I feel you shiver and hold you tight.   Old day for us and new day for them. Waking up, breathing deep; lay down now and rest your head for sleep.    

Beaten paths with glossy roots. These trails, they’ve seen many boots. Sunny glades with shady spots. Running through them, a rush of many thoughts. Bathing lizards and singing birds. Other people? There are no herds. Merely stillness and solitude. Filled with nothing, but gratitude.

When I think about trying to describe myself to other people, I feel as if making a list would be the easiest option. Then again, subsuming my entirety into a single list is kind of sad. However, for the purposes of this blog, I am going to do it anyway. If you feel as if this list cannot possibly do me justice (I hope?!) then feel free to reach out and get… Read More