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

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

My Looking Glass

Though my eyes need glasses to help me see, To take in all of the beauty of the world - They also allow me to see the horrors and pain, The price of hate and violence unfurled.   We are so much better than agony and killing. We are human beings, our lives already fleeting … Continue reading My Looking Glass