Shimmer Of Hope

There are certain moments in a person's life that they can remember what they were doing on an exact day. August 6, 2016, which was one year ago today, is one of those times for me. It was the last time I've seen and hugged my 'wasbund'. I don't want to call him an 'ex-husband' … Continue reading Shimmer Of Hope

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Hidden Strength

I meant to write this ten days ago As a way to mark a year passed Since the day you said I had to go - How this year has gone so fast.   That day came and went - And so did more days Without the memory's torment Part of me is amazed…   … Continue reading Hidden Strength

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

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

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

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

Through The Darkness

Overjoyed one day, I can’t stop smiling – The next, I can barely stop myself from crying. What path can I take so it can be reconciling? My mind can be great and then – terrifying.   The battle that’s been waged for so long now, Only can hold the hope that it’ll one day … Continue reading Through The Darkness

Burning Passion

Passion burns - fire resides Deep, deep inside, This is what I need My heart concedes. Dreams ridiculed and scorned, Before they're fully formed. Keep the smile on my lips - Words they say from stolen scripts. The truth, the crux of the matter - My desires you cannot shatter. I'll keep my dreams close … Continue reading Burning Passion