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Oswald Perez

@OPWriter

In my writings and videos, I inspire people to tell their stories. Everyone needs to be seen and heard.

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@OPWriter · 5:00
A close call that made me appreciate life even more…

#s21nbpv2p5 #WelcomePrompts #TellYourStory @dbpardes

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@OPWriter · 4:59
An Instagram Poet’s Guide To Flirting

This is based off a prompt from The Constant Poet, Michelle Awad. I square up to a part of life that’s been long neglected.

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@OPWriter · 6:13
Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day

In honor of Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day, tomorrow. This piece marks how far I’ve come along In my life.

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@OPWriter · 5:00
Awakening, Redux

This poem goes back to the night of March 22nd, 2020. The conversation had sparked the Poetic Journey that I’m currently on right now.

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@OPWriter · 4:57
We’ll All Float On…Okay

I attempt to bring my experience in a flotation tank to life. An hour’s worth of stillness but in verse.

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@OPWriter · 4:52
Find Yourself A Wine That Pairs With My Pulse

An ode to sparkling wine in verse. As bubbly and its equivalents pair well with my celebratory pulse.

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@OPWriter · 4:51
An Ode To Leap Day

With the 366th day on the calendar coming, it felt right to pay homage to the occasion. And remind myself, every day on the calendar is special.

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@OPWriter · 4:58
What’s Going Well?

This poem came together on Tuesday morning. I was asked the question in a direct message on Instagram by a friend. I tried to answer the question.

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@OPWriter · 4:58
What Do I Like About Myself?

I attempt to describe the things that i like about myself. It was harder to do than it looks.

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@OPWriter · 5:52
The World According To Oswald in 2024

A prose poem that doubled as a manifesto. As i wrote this for the 30/30 Project with Tupelo Press last month.

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@OPWriter · 5:00
A Return To Santiorini

In honor of Groundhog Day, I revisit the last day of the trip to Greece last September. A moment of bliss sailing around the island of Santorini..

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@OPWriter · 5:00
If I Could Make One Wish Come True

This is my attempt to bring together the Made To Do This cohort from January 2020. Hopefully, in person instead of virtually.

@rocio
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@OPWriter · 4:36
People Will Always Need People

The poem was written by Benjamin Zephaniah. In searching for his work after he passed, i came across this poem. And if resonates with me.

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@OPWriter · 5:00
Uncorked

As thanksgiving dinner concluded, I was asked if i wanted to keep the cork of the wine bottle. I was taken back to Crete.

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@OPWriter · 4:59
The Inner Saboteur

A momemt off melancholy from earlier this week. And my attempt to reframe the situation.

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@OPWriter · 4:58
38 Years Old

A moment of gratitude on my 38th birthday. The year has gone by so fast, both in age and in the calendar.

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Oswald Perez
@OPWriter · 4:59
Happy Thanksgiving!

A message from me to you on Thanksgiving Day. I have a lot to be thankful for and this poem only scratches the surface.

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@OPWriter · 4:45
I Close My Eyes & Dream of Summer.

This poem is my contribution to the First Line Poets project on Instagram for November. I dreamt of summer and it took me back to Greece.

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@OPWriter · 5:00
An Ode To Going Places

This poem came about in the aftermath of the multi author book that i was a part of, Going Places from Sulit Press.

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@OPWriter · 4:59
In Search Of The Masterplan

A measure of homage to the Oasis song, The Masterplan. But i ended up kicking up a big limiting belief as i wrote this poem.

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@OPWriter · 4:50
When Did The Good Times Become Memories?

This poem was based off a Bent Key prompt. As i finish the vacation cycle of poems. To the point the trip is now a memory.

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@OPWriter · 4:55
Incantations For The Next Trip

This prompt was on the list of prompts from The Constant Poet, Michelle Awad. An incantation to try and find where to travel to next.

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@OPWriter · 4:14
Under The Cretan Moon

This poem was written during my recent trip to Greece. A moment of spirituality under the full moon in Crete.

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@OPWriter · 5:22
Sun Setting on Greece

A closing remark on the last two weeks. The highs, lows and everything in between. As the trip is about to conclude.

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