What’s your password?
She rolled her eyes
A news story opened up a Google search
A hundred different fan sites
Bashing a TV reporter
Humility opens doors
That foolish pride shut in her face.
It’s tough finding genuine souls
Found one? Hang on to them!
Eva Santiago copyright 2013
Altered Book/ CERTAIN GIRLS/Jennifer Weiner
She saw him in her dream.
Emilio was there
Looking just like in times gone by.
The same boyish face-
That once made her heart trip;
looked at her in a desolate stare.
Her heart’s door- he closed recently.
His heart’s door – closed long ago when Sofia left.
She followed him just like old times.
He never stopped.
He never answered.
Sofia hope against all hope for them both.
Emilio’s well of hope dried out long ago.
He only tried to survive his own hell.
He had no tears.
She wept for them both.
She changed as did he.
Change is good,
It helped them both move on.
Now when she dreams of him she smiles-to have known him only for the blink of an eye was knowing him for a life time. No one could take that away from her-not even that old devil itself called time.
-EVA SANTIAGO copyright 2012
I am thrilled to announce to you my amazing readers that I have just completed the first round of edits for my upcoming book, SALSA! THE TASTE OF LIFE. I beat my June 15 deadline too! That’s why I wasn’t posting on my blog. I never was a procrastinator. Why live life worrying about what you know you have to do? My motto: Just do it! That way when it’s done you can breathe easy. Ok, ok, I’m not trying to get preachy here 🙂
A couple of day ago I finally met with my editor via the cell phone. She is such a wonderful person to work with. Funny, I had always feared working with an editor; I seriously had made it into a nightmare in my head. Now that I actually have one who is working with me to help me fine tune my work and helping me grow in the craft, I truly do appreciate the work editors do.
This post was for catching you up on the latest developments of my book. Since it’s Friday, I shall leave you with some funny pictures to start off your week-end. Have fun it’s summer!!!
This post I am doing in honor of all of my family members and friends who have served or are currently serving in our Armed Forces. I want to thank: Mireya Ervin, Larry Ervin, Kristina Ervin, Diego Sanchez, Kelli Bonds,Francisco Sanchez, Carlos Bello, Joe Brincat, David Brincat, Daniel Vargas, Mike Asher, Tamicko Deen, Tim Mears, Tammy Defoe, David Gonzalez , David Salazar, Mark Brage and Frank Sanchez for giving of your life, talents and time to fight for our freedom. Here are some funny pics to brighten your holiday! Enjoy 🙂
No I did not fall off the planet 🙂 My two girls are going to their home school prom tonight and so for the past few days we have been busy preparing; buying dresses, shoes accessories and whatever else goes into making their night fabulous. So I had to put blogging aside for a few days.
This morning my 17-year-old home school grad made me laugh so hard, it helped me let go of all the tension I’d been feeling lately. So to start off your week-end I’ll share the laughs and tell you it’s all going to work out fine. No matter what you’re going through if you can have a good laugh,it lightens your load. I love my readers!!!!
In this new place there is no room for bitterness. Bitterness is a dead man’s grave-clothes. I have cast off all my grave-clothes for good. The last vestiges, which hung on to me by a thread, have fallen at my feet and bitterness is eradicated once and for all. From here on out I see ahead only as far as the lamp I carry allows me to. I have caught glimpses of my future. I carry with me postcards , snap shots of it and when I look at those, I smile because I know I’m headed there for sure. Perhaps that is my only certainty in this new place; my assurance of a better future than the current present and that is enough to comfort me and keep me on this path that is taking me there. Every sunset I see differently now. Sunsets now mean that I have overcome another day. This day has passed into tomorrow. The sun setting on today can only mean one thing: That my future draws closer and that is exciting.
Who awaits me in my future?
Eva Santiago © 2012