My husband and I live in a two room converted garage. His car makes a weird rattling sound when you drive it, and we are kind of just waiting for the wheel to fall off mid-highway. We both have chronic illnesses that cost more than is fair. Our mattress is not the same size as… Continue reading We Have Everything
1.) Good things are always just around the riverbend, and the best way to reach them is to listen to the flow and don’t be afraid to dive in. 2.) Soulmates exist, see above. 3.)Family is the most important thing. Always. They are irreplaceable, and oh so valuable. 4.) Money isn’t everything. Enjoying your life… Continue reading What I Learned in 2015
Weeks ago, uncertainly ringing in my ears, I threw the glass to the tile and it shattered into a million pieces. The shards flew 360 degrees and hid behind things I didn’t think they could even get into. Gingerly, I crossed the room and sat among the wreckage of my newly wreaked havoc. For twenty… Continue reading The Broken Things in Life
The lights are off and I look over at the outline of his face. He turns towards me and all I see are his eyes and a faint outline of his jaw. We are talking nonsense, pillow talk, the sort of conversations you half-whisper in the darkness until one of you falls asleep and the… Continue reading The Immortal Soul Doesn’t Fit the Box
Says the woman to the mirror, “I wish I was beautiful.” As she falls back into a reverie of the people she wished she was And the people she wished she’d loved The whole while never realizing There are those who are better off Because she had opened her heart The whole time believing she… Continue reading Value
Here I sit, pondering why. Wondering when the who, the what, the how. The now. The if, then statements pouring profusely from the product of my own production. Where? Whence I came, and there I was, dying as I dried out and drafted a new drought of peace and stability. Ability, the natural born skill… Continue reading Trapped in a Pattern
We are moving backwards in time. With the recent lynching of a black high school student, adults making horrific comments condoning the 15 year old death of Matthew Shepard, and the growing popularity of ISIS for young teens. I have to ask myself, what the hell? How are we the same generation who grew up… Continue reading What the hell, America?