i haven't written in so long i don't know where to begin. do i talk about the days or the weeks or the months since i last put a pen to paper; since i last sat still long enough to acknowledge to understand to accept everything that's been cluttering my mind. thoughts and emotions and … Continue reading it feels weird to write again
It's been one year this month that I seriously started writing my debut book, Shattered Pieces - a collection of poems and prose about my experiences falling in love with someone who ended up being extremely toxic and manipulative. The collection follows my journey from falling in love, being cheated on, learning to live without her, to … Continue reading Shattered Pieces Playlist
tw: self harm, alcoholism, suicide, mental illness December 28, 2017 a date I will never forget. On Thursday, December 28th at 8:04 am I walked into my former company's office building like any other day; I was 4 minutes late, but my manager wasn't in her seat to notice so I figured another day, another … Continue reading How getting fired saved my life
I released the title of my second poetry collection back in December, but kind of just dropped any word of it right after so I thought it was only right to write a little about it. Currently, It's not you (and other lies we tell) or "lies we tell" is it it's very early stages … Continue reading It’s not you (and other lies we tell)
ghosts i never felt haunted by their presence. they've always treated me as an old friend. when i'm alone i find comfort in knowing that they are with me. wherever i lead they always follow.
Throw back to when Amanda Lovelace, author-poetess of The Princess Saves Herself in this One had a 30-day poetry challenge posted on her Instagram, and day 30 was a "goodbye" poem. I wrote this waiting for my bus after an argument with a former lover, one of many we had. This poem ended up being one … Continue reading saying goodbye
Let's start my first real blog post with something that has affected my life for the last 10+ years: mental illness. I was diagnosed with depression and ADHD at the age of thirteen and from then it's been a constant battle between the outside world and the world within my head. Most of my writings began … Continue reading