Two nights ago I had a dream... I don't usually remember my dreams, but this one stuck out to me, and I've been able to remember every detail. I feel like it's significant, though I haven't fully grasped the meaning of it. I've been praying for the Lord to give me dreams and visions while … Continue reading What’s the buzz?
"Every longing of my heart you satisfy...you love, you love, you love to satisfy." Wow. I can't believe from where you've taken me in the past few months. You let me have the desires of my heart - a degree, a fiancé, the opportunity to travel the world - to find that it was all … Continue reading 1:16
Dalise wrote the following one-act play for a creative writing course she took at Tarrant County College in 2014. It addresses the complicated ethical questions surrounding capital punishment. It has been edited from its original format to make it more easily readable. (SR = Stage Right, SL = Stage Left, UC = Up Centre, O.S. … Continue reading Serving Justice
F rolicking, laughter echoes in R esponse to shared secrets – I f only these moments would linger E ternally. Count on me, as N ight counts on D awn to break, just when darkness S eems unending. H ow time molds an I nsignificant other into P redestined companion.
This poem was originally published in Volume XV of Marine Creek Reflections, the creative literary journal of Tarrant County College Northwest of which Dalise was a student staff editor in 2014. Life bursts from familiar darkness into incriminating white; intensified by blinding light - reflection off white-washed walls and bleached tile floors; wrapped tightly in a … Continue reading White Life
Click the blurbs below to read the stories Dalise wrote while employed by United Way of Tarrant County on United Way of Tarrant County's website.
Chances are you're here to learn a little bit more about me. Well, here's the story, and reader be warned: it might be a little more than you bargained for. But who doesn't love an open book, right? I graduated high school in 2008 and began my college career at the University of North Texas … Continue reading I am…
Flip through the following two issues of Wesleynotes, the official newsletter of Texas Wesleyan's School of Arts and Letters, to find the stories Dalise wrote over study abroad experiences. https://issuu.com/txwesleyananl/docs/arts___letters_5f25d3b5f56397/1 https://issuu.com/txwesleyananl/docs/final_newsletter/1 During her final semester at Wesleyan, Dalise did not write any stories for Wesleynotes. Instead, she gave the publication a complete modernized redesign. Flip through the … Continue reading Wesleynotes
This short story was originally published in Volume XV of Marine Creek Reflections, the creative literary journal of Tarrant County College Northwest of which Dalise was a student staff editor in 2014. Once Upon a Time, there was a Beautiful Princess… Ivory soaked in her surroundings behind a malevolent scowl. Even sulking, her beauty could not … Continue reading The Fairest of Them All
Bedrock Auto Sales is a family-owned, buy here pay here car lot located in Fort Worth, Texas. Owners Ricardo and Brenda Silva needed a simple website and brand story to give their small lot an online presence. Their previous website was hard to navigate, did not translate well to mobile and was missing lots of … Continue reading Bedrock Auto Sales