Daddy Issues

I knew he was dead and that his body was cold and lifeless. Yet I was so afraid, not because I was so close to the work of death but rather because I couldn’t shake off his ever looming presence. It seemed to remain in tack and ever more powerful. It played itself out boldly…

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Don’t Let Go

As we stand looking out into the burning field of red, our youth. I know that what we see is everything we aren’t. The vibrant red, our lost youth. The empty space, our state of mind. All the things we’ve lost cover the horizon like a sickeningly dark cloud hanging over our hearts. Here we…

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The Shocking Truth

It feels like I’ve done this a thousand times. I smile and laughed my way to the grave in order to make my passing feel okay for you and them. I struggled to survive a day or make my way to happy skies. I want to speak my truth but fear is a hold of…

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The Lost Boy

There was something about the sky that had gotten me thinking…things would be different. That I would understand the things that had happened the night before, like I would somehow awake to a moment of reflection and understanding. The night was my place of clarity and calmness, it was the soothing voice of my mother…

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Relationships and Self Identity- short story

I had sat over the kitchen counter looking out the window as a familiar song began to play out taking me back to the winter that had passed. It was finally summer but my heart hadn’t warmed up or least forgotten the pain that had made its way through me like a sickening virus. Sweeping…

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A Waiting Poem

I held out for you and waited knowing there wouldn’t be a chance. I held my breath and counted to infinity letting the game that was our lives play out. I wrapped myself up in the anxiety that was quilted altogether from our love waiting for you to come around and take a notice of…

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