Before You.

I remember who I was before you, but I don’t remember why. I tiptoed around sanity like it was my job to stay blissfully crazy. I picked flowers with no understanding of why they need to stay rooted to grow. I stayed off the ground because it was safer in my mind to never touch … More Before You.

Hold On

I longed for something that I used to have. I squeezed it until all the blood drained and what I was left with was an empty shell of myself, wondering what happened to who I thought I was. I suffocated us and I left one day feeling cold and useless. I filled myself with anything … More Hold On

Peace

There are tiny little scars that have since turned from purple to an almost unnoticeable skin tone, ones that used to be wounds larger than my heart. I have heard different opinions on life and love and friendship, I have tried to defy the odds and I have let multiple mouths tell the story of … More Peace

Lessons

There are certain lessons that I have learned that have eaten me alive. They have chewed me up into scraps of nothing, spit me out, only for me to crawl through the darkness, struggling to find a safe space among ravenous wolves. There are certain lessons that I have learned which could not be taught … More Lessons

Rabbit Hole

Every dayI go down the rabbit hole. Someone I do not knowis hearing in colors Someone I think I knowis dreaming in black and white Someone I pass, silently, is screaming inside of themselveswords that aren’t in orderbecause they don’t know how to say“Please help me.” Every dayI trace the scars my eighteen year old … More Rabbit Hole

Towers

Once I read a work of fiction. Someone penned it from their imagination, much like some of the greatest love stories ever told. It gave words to someone who never existed but inside of the mind of someone who may have known me better than I’ve ever known myself. It spoke to me in ways … More Towers