Breaking Free From the Chains That Bind Us

“‘What makes the desert beautiful,’ said the little prince, ‘is that somewhere it hides a well…” (The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry) In a self-absorbed world quickly succumbing to addiction and obsession, oppression and aversion — it is easy to lose sight of the things that truly matter. Merely living for the sake of living,…

Rape Trivialization & Consent.

Disclaimer: If this issue is triggering to you, it’d be best if you stop reading now — the last thing I’d want to do is cause you pain or discomfort. If this issue makes you uncomfortable because it’s not talked about often, especially by someone younger, I’d strongly advise you to continue reading. Choosing to…

Expiration Date.

EXPIRATION DATE February. She lies wide awake, listening to the steady beat of the alarm clock, willing herself to concentrate on the sound long enough for it to drown out the other noise The explosions in her head The earthquakes that threaten to split her apart tick tock tick tock tick tock April. I am…

Time.

To kick off the start to a hopefully amazing 2016, I decided to write a little something for you guys. Enjoy, and Happy New Year! Every year comes and goes and each year, we grow a little more as the time passes. We change a little more as the time passes, and these changes are…

3 Winters Ago.

3 winters ago All I can remember is being Anchored to my bed, unable to move Unable to do anything but lie there and stare up at the ceiling As if staring at it long enough would help me forget Everything I let myself drown in sadness Longing to be held, touched, loved To be…

Stories.

If you’re reading this If you’re still alive, still breathing Then there’s hope for you Your story is not finished It’s nowhere close to being done So, my dear, pick up your pen again, and keep writing For you have so much waiting ahead of you You have yet to experience And maybe there are…