Love out loud

You are the very best of me. I always wanted to love out loud. I wanted to kiss and laugh and hold hands I wanted to fight about food and sports and cars I wanted to endure at least one awkward moment, like the walk of shame or being walked in on by a family…

Home at last

I always thought that moving back home would be like in the novels I read growing up I thought there'd be a party with all my friends and family present to say Welcome and We missed you I thought we'd laugh and make jokes about the great times we shared before I left and perhaps…

Hopeful truth

How are you? I'd like to say I'm fine But I don't believe I am And you might want to ask me Why, or What's going on And I can't possibly get into details Not because I don't know why I am just not ready to accept or deal With it all yet So I'm…

Broken pieces and a contrite heart

There’s a moment in each person’s life when you let someone down – the last person in the world you want to let down. That one person. If you haven’t already let them down, I truly hope you never do. It is one of the most heart-breaking experiences in life. I would know... I just…

One Star

I fell in love the way you fall asleep; slowly, then all at once. - Hazel Grace Lancaster (The Fault in Our Stars) I wanted that. What she had. The love that happens to you against your will. The blind faith in another flawed being against your will Because no other option makes sense to…

Acceptance

I was so scared to write about you To let the world know how i felt But The truth is I was scared to know how i felt To be true to who i am And accept what I've become A girl who lost her way

Happy New Year

When the clock struck twelve this morning, I was in an Uber, going up the dusty road that leads to my workplace. (I'm an engineer by day, an editor by night and a writer/waitress/manager/consultant/anything-that-pops-up in between.) I kept staring at the time willing it to slow down just long enough for me to arrive there.…