“You’re the one I want to want.” “I’m not ready for a relationship, but we can be friends.” “You’re great, really… I’m just not feeling a connection…” All very tactful … Continue reading THANK U, NEXT
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Our ordinary days. Each one filled with obligations, stress, and hopefully, a moment of laughter. I am of a school of thought that is optimistic, despite heartbreak and disappointment, that … Continue reading Broken.
Chasing the moon I run, run… run into the mist There are silver slants of light bursting down between the trees the entire path is aglow as I chase the … Continue reading Artemis.
I was dressed for the movies. I was getting ready to walk out the door to watch the early exploits of RBG. I got a message. I made a call. … Continue reading I Don’t Know How I’m Suppose To Feel
What no one tells you about having mental illness is the sheer madness of it. It’s a mental illness, but so much of it is not mental. My body … Continue reading What No One Tells You…
I will never be prim. I will never be proper. I will never be prim and proper. Fitting in… fading into the background… is simply not something I do. … Continue reading Marilyn.
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Kate Spade passed away on June 5, 2018. Anthony Bourdain passed away only days later June 8, 2018. For weeks, articles discussing suicide were in the health and lifestyle sections … Continue reading When The Headlines Disappear …
Here sits Alice, golden hair pinafore, going where she has never gone before a compass to guide her a quill to finish her tale a crown to remind her of … Continue reading Alice.
Our hearts are such miraculous things. Fueling our bodies in an a cycle that doesn’t end until we leave this life. We derive strength from this fist sized organ that … Continue reading Queen Of Hearts
A longer road lay ahead The lights were harsh The sky was night It was comforting in a strange manner Skin to skin There goes the sins again Music and … Continue reading Rules
What once hung over the mantle Is currently in a state of dismantle No longer does Marilyn look knowingly from the black and white on which she’s laid In her … Continue reading Over The Mantle