We were two flames, dancing in the darkness Under the evening moon of a winter night. With each gasping breath for air, speaking whispers And roaring promises of burning light. Consuming all the brush beneath our heavy feet, We danced a path across the land. Rising higher and higher with each passing wind,… Continue reading Flames
I was supposed to be a ray of sunshine. I wanted to be everything you needed. I wanted to fill you with light so that you may always know which way to go, and that light would always lead you back to me. For so long I tried to give you my light. You brought… Continue reading Rise
The clouds started rolling in one by one. I wasn’t prepared for a storm; the forecast has shown not a cloud in the sky from Miami all the way to New York City. It started out small, like the small sun showers that leave the day looking more beautiful than ever before. The kinds that… Continue reading hurricanes
There was a time in my life when I swore I would never see color. The hues of blues in the summer sky cut sharply by the yellows and oranges of the burning sun would never leave me speechless. The deep red of the blood that poured out of my many wounds would never even… Continue reading Colorful Perspective
Long time no blog! Sorry I've been a little MIA lately. Every year I write down some things I've learned the past year. Today, on my 20th birthday, I wrote down all the tips I'm leaving at 19 with and (hopefully) applying to my life this year as a 20 year old. _______________________________ 20 of… Continue reading 20 tips at 20
“Time heals all wounds.” I used to hate that expression. In a world with mobile ordering and instant messaging, we don’t even have to wait in line for coffee anymore. I want to heal now. I want to see progress now. I deserve it. I didn’t get hurt on purpose. My heart wasn’t standing in… Continue reading let in the light
Dandelions When you’re a kid, you will pick every fresh dandelion waiting on the side of the fields for you. You will pick them because they are there for you, or so you think, just waiting to make all your dreams and desires come true. Just you, waiting on endless possibilities of infinite summers… Continue reading Dandelions
she was a sunflower planted in the midst of the dark ages. the drought had lasted seasons with not a single seedling able to sprout. they told her it was futile that growth would never come no matter her effort. but she told them look within to find the light you need to flourish.
He was a summer storm, full of flashing lightning and quaking thunder that should have left her trembling. She was a fire on her own, and the brush she passed over was always left to ruin. She knew quite well that the rain would bring an end to her, even if she was a fire… Continue reading Fire and Rain
It is here, on a nearly empty beach on a mysteriously breezy winter’s night, that you realize he is your missing piece. He’s pointing out the planes in the sky, each one with a series of letters and numbers that mean nothing to you, but everything to him, and such everything to you, and he’s… Continue reading blink
I scanned the crowd for a familiar face and found thousands, each belonging to him, and to her, and to you, and to me, yet none of them felt like a home. That’s what I was looking for, it’s what I craved. Not my home, not your home, just a home. Feeling most alone in… Continue reading Bottom of the Ocean
A letter to anyone unhappy with him or herself, I know who you are. I know who you are because I am you, or was you, or struggled with the same thing as you. I let people be my measuring stick, and because of that I always fell short. I starved myself, and ran… Continue reading Motivation Monday: Self Love
Christmas Falalalaughs As promised, I am dedicating an entire blogmas post to Christmas puns. Try not to bang your head against the table too hard as you are reading these terribly cheesy puns. Do you like Christmas puns? Yule love these Why did Santa study music? To improve his wrapping skills! Are… Continue reading On the 17th Day of Blogmas My True Love Gave To Me: Puns!
Hello all! Day 4 of the More Love Letter's campaign passed, but I haven't yet posted my letter. The request was for Charlene, read her story, Charlene’s daughter is requesting a bundle for her brave mother! She shared: “My mom is the strongest, most independent woman I know. She's my best friend. I'm one of… Continue reading Blogmas Day #9: Let’s Fight with Love