Skills That I Learned From Grief

When you're a little kid, everything seems so simple and the only thing that you need to worry about is whether to watch this cartoon or that. Of course, I do come from the age of Nintendo and Saturday Morning Cartoons. Instead of playing with an iPhone, I was outside with my brother and playing … Continue reading Skills That I Learned From Grief

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Revenge Of The NutCracker

One goal I've always wanted to accomplish was to make movies and, today, I decided to try and learn how to create a Stop Motion film. I did have a lot of fun and, though this isn't 'spectacular', I do plan on making more and learning as much as I can for when I work … Continue reading Revenge Of The NutCracker

Without A Trace

Could I have a moment of your time? It won't take long, I promise, The question is fresh on my mind And I'd love it if you would be honest.   The space between the mind and heart Doesn't seem to be that much space - But love can cause all wisdom to depart As … Continue reading Without A Trace

Abundant Advice

Gazing at the clock and into the mirror, It's difficult not to notice, I'm not the same. My life's experiences upon my face shown clearer, Choices made - good or bad - I accept the blame.   Pain, laughter, tears, and smiles infused on my face - Every line tells a hidden story that is … Continue reading Abundant Advice

Good Enough

On the other side of my door - Where anything can happen - Never knowing what's in store, Finding safety inside has become habit.   Heartbeat racing as I prepare for the day, Hoping I can face the people I meet And ready myself for what they say - Their words could be bitter or … Continue reading Good Enough

Why Am I Here?

Looking in the silvery mirror As if I were asking a seer - Squinting to look clearer Whispering, "Why am I here?"   Keeping my gaze locked on myself, Haunted memories flood my mind… Heartbeat quickens, overwhelmed. Clenching my jaw, teeth grind.   Far too many reasons to quit, Countless struggles to remember - Lies … Continue reading Why Am I Here?

Set Adrift

During this time last year, I wrote on different stages of my thought process as I sought out help for my anxiety and depression. For those of you who have followed me over the years, you may recall how I bit the bullet and kept those appointments with my therapist. If you're new, here are … Continue reading Set Adrift

Vapor

Escaping deep inside my mind, Unsure of what will be uncovered - What secrets I might find Or if who I was can be recovered?   The tears that have run deep Is not simply because of you - There's a bigger reason why I weep, I forgot who I was - the person I … Continue reading Vapor

Memories

Yes, I took my time moving on, Telling everyone I was taking it slow - Countless boxes piled high, Scared of what I'd find inside.   Memories buried in the dark - Hoping they stay where they're parked, God, don't let them rush into my mind - I want to leave all that far behind. … Continue reading Memories

Rest Of Forever

The sound of the clock in that quiet room, How it resonated against those lonely walls. Oh, How the ending that I felt coming did loom - No matter how loud my heartbeat would call…   Wanting, wishing, hoping for us to last forever - Some way to keep promises that we both made. The bonds … Continue reading Rest Of Forever