Blackness, Pain

Just Like My Mom

Yesterday my friend’s mom died I went to see her I had visited her in the hospital while she was alive She was lively She was beautiful She had a sense of humor She had been bed-ridden for some time now but that did not kill her spirit She had life You know it’s amazing… Continue reading Just Like My Mom

Pain, Short Story

I Have No One To Hold

In my senior year of college I stopped biting my nails In my senior year of college my mom got sick We heard she was sick in October Again But then she had surgery She had the surgery She got better . So I stopped biting my nails For my mom Because she got better… Continue reading I Have No One To Hold

Pain, Self love

Remember Me

i have traveled far beyond return i  struggle to find my way back grappling what seems to be just thin air digging my nails into the wall in order to balance my feet my lungs seem to release air rather than recycle it i cannot see a thing   i remember my mother who once… Continue reading Remember Me

God, Relationships, Self love

I am not alone

Reflecting on God's presence in my life and I think of myself as a child. I stumble blindly throughout life thinking I know where to go, how to do things, crying when I don't get my way and so on. We are all God's children. Literally. Whether old or young, God still sees you as… Continue reading I am not alone

Relationships, Short Story

Friends (Part 1)

Feel the blades of grass beneath your skin Against the touch of your fingers Feel the warmth of the sun upon your face Against the hairs on the back of your neck You don't know what you want but it doesn't matter because this. feels. just. right. Close your eyes Inhale deeply Do you feel… Continue reading Friends (Part 1)

Pain

When a heart breaks

I want to write about pain Now, pain is not a feeling that can be easily explained Pain hurts. I mean everyone knows that. I have only experienced pain a few times in my life and I am grateful for that Except when I had those experiences, I felt like I would never get out… Continue reading When a heart breaks