THE CITIZEN LIFE

Category: Self Discovery

NAIVE NIRVANA

'NAIVE NIRVANA' SERIES PART 2   When I was a child, I yearned to be an adult and now that I've had the deadly nectar of all that is adulthood; I now yearn my impossible return to those days of unlimited innocence and wonder. How then can this sick game be fair? When youth's beauty is only apparent after the lingering sense of time travel is no longer there. Something deep inside me has been shattered and I can no longer see the world the same way. Some call it puberty, I call it the very first of our many existential crisis.
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IN BETWEEN THE SHEETS AND MY MIND

 'PIECES OF ME' SERIES PART 1 Creativity runs wild and it is hard to restricted or even know from which directions it's coming, the only times I become aware of the exchange between my head and my soul is when I am completely quiet and still. Still enough to track the randomness of my thoughts unbroken communication that crowds the stillness I seek. Once the randomness is out, the live thought falls so flawlessly into place. Which is why a lot of my work happens in bed, strolling down my city, riding the bus with the vast array of personalities. Everything seems more beautiful through the lens of the observer. Catching a mere glimpse into someone else's life is gold! It's what we all seek flipping through magazines, channel surfing, encountering a great plot in the latest film release. We are all obsessed with having even if it's just a mere glimpse at the other side.
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AI: TONY MAGAÑA JR// LOVE TRAIN PLAY

It was the evening of Friday the 13th and I'm not superstitious however we thought it would be a thrill to step out on the town and press our luck. So we decided to do a very traditional date on a day that is 'simply taboo', we went to the theater. My wife chose 'Love Train Play' written and directed by Adam Hutchinson, starring Amy Mayes, Andrew Davies and Tony Magaña Jr. As the play commenced we sat on the very last row of the armory theater, whilst sipping pinot we entered a love story that would push boundaries and spark self discovery. After the show I was able to catch up with Tony Magaña Jr (casted as Daniel, one of the leading roles) and chat about the play, his future roles, likes and dislikes and lest we forget fashion.
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SEEING FOR THE FIRST TIME

It was a boy (it’s always about a boy). That is how I stumbled there: to a place of complete and utter despair. I say a boy because our actions were that of children at play. Children playing an adult’s game in which our emotional wellness served as a bargaining chip.
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