Dear me in Twenty Years, I do not know you, but I guess you know me quite well. I will become you in twenty years but one thing I have learned is that trying to picture or predict what the future will hold is futile. I never knew the me I would become now and … Continue reading From Me to Me in Twenty Years
Dear Me at Fourteen, You do not know me but I know you very well. You do not know me but you will become me one day. I want you to know that even though life is hard right now, that even though you feel alone and hurt, know that I love you. You do … Continue reading From Me to Me at Fourteen
Everyone, meet Ava. Ava, this is everyone. I hope you aren’t squeamish about snakes. I promise you there is no need to be. Not with little Ava anyway. She’s not aggressive. Not if you are patient and slow with her and remember to not to force her or restrict her. She only wants to explore … Continue reading Ava Up Close
Asking for help isn’t easy for most people. We all want to feel like we can do things on our own and asking for help makes us feel like we have failed. Asking for help means we aren’t independent, we aren’t smart, it means we are weak. At least that’s what we are taught. This … Continue reading We All Need Help Sometimes, and That’s Okay!
What if you could give up one of your senses for super sensitivity in another? Which would you choose to give up? Which would you choose to gain? I read this prompt from the Daily Post and I barely had to think, I immediately knew the answer. I would easily give up my sense of … Continue reading Trading One Sense for Another
There was a time when I walked the world in a deep and true loneliness. It is hard to describe it and if you’ve never experienced it you might not ever understand. The colors were gone and everything was grey. No one could hear me or see me and if the pain of the depression … Continue reading Lonely No More
I know we need sleep “But it’s the weekend!” I whine You pour us a drink “Play another episode” Binge watching Netflix ’til two By Monday, we’re exhausted Weekly Challenge: This week, explore haiku’s meatier relative, the tanka. Continue reading Late Night Tanka