The feature photo was taken at a resort in Porto Seguro, Brazil—a coastal resort town in the Brazilian state of Bahia. This is also the location where I finalized the name of my first book’s main character, his name’s Rigil. Care to connect the dots? Read more about the Booj-Wah-Zee COLLECTION here!

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Above shining and beneath your surface, a burning crust.

Dirty minds rhyme with what creates us.

It’s between us men.

A divided line of trials.

11 miles and for each a breath I smile.

You all respected in gratitude.

I created a beautiful mess; now here I elude.

Of the childish nature in I, the deed is shy.

Every moment walking into my why.

A runner’s bliss—why am I here?

Because the idea defends a cry.

My words are nothing to you.

But fate’s virtue; so, who is I?

A writing bird, protecting verbs.

In other words, I’m here to write.

Take action on my fights.

And you I look up to.

A hero tonight.

Running next to stars.

Wishing upon the hottest.

Bold next to the modest.

A planet I see is the brightest.

I run with you in view.

Like Venus, I could be running for you.


Born and raised in Portland, Oregon, Budd writes to encourage readers to explore the depths of their inner ocean, an unexplored self, because it's fun once you get through the emotional part... “The world around us is our vehicle, what you'll read is how I digest it.” -Budd

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