Tag Archives: Jorge Antonio Vallejos

VLOG: MY STACKS OF BOOKS

In my last post I wrote My Stacks Of Books.  Books are my life.  I love books!  In this VLOG I talk about what my stacks of books represent to me. Enjoy, SHARE, Tweet, and comment. Subscribe to the Black … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

MY STACKS OF BOOKS

My Stacks Of Books By Jorge Antonio Vallejos I’m surrounded by books!  Seriously.  I have books on my floor, desk, and walls.  I tiptoe around certain parts of my place.  Walking on eggshells is easy; try twisting and turning around … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

MIDNIGHT SWEATLODGE

Midnight Sweatlodge By Waubgeshig Rice Reviewed by Jorge Antonio Vallejos Dynamite comes in small packages!  Have you heard the above saying before?  It usually applies to people.  I think of my five foot mom, a woman of colour, who doesn’t … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

ASSUMPTION IS THE MOTHER OF ALL FUCKUPS!!!

I recently had a beef with someone that was mainly based on an assumption.   After tense emails we agreed to meet and talk.   I found out that my main problem with them was based on me not doing … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

TALKING THINGS OUT: A LESSON IN CONFLICT RESOLUTION

Talking Things Out: A Lesson In Conflict Resolution By Jorge Antonio Vallejos Conflict resolution has not been my strong point over the years.  I know how to resolve other people’s conflicts, and I have, but doing it in my own … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

THE HOMECOMING: A POEM ABOUT PRISON

It has been an interesting week.  On Monday I wrote about my criminal past while thinking of the future of an acquaintance who has been charged with first degree murder; and I explored the prison industrial complex.  A few people … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

THE STORY BEHIND “THE HOMECOMING”, MY POEM ABOUT PRISON

The Story Behind The Homecoming, My Poem About Prison  By Jorge Antonio Vallejos I saw Butch about a month ago on Bloor Street.  He rode by on a bike as I was talking on a pay-phone. (Yes, pay-phones still exist and … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment