Love & Other Short Stories

It’s not that I can’t love you anymore, it’s that I don’t want to. The days trickled into years, unravelling the tapestry of our limbs Casual snippets snipping — snapping — the last threads of us. The future looms, as it does, as it always will. Your tender eyes were a dropped stitch weaving tales of fantasy and love. I guess you wanted a Princess, or some […]


An abecedarian poem. source All my life, I’ve Battled with the Consequences of being an only Daughter. Taught to stay silent, Eclipsed by emotions For a son, constantly belittled. Going through the motions, I ran, Heart pounding, head hurting, Intentionally sidelined, constantly Just shunted and told to Keep it all in. Let it all go, like My […]


Damp coldness blows by with the scent of wildflowers dragging up pieces of past with that single scent i remember blueberries, tossed high into the air, falling gracefully into open mouths, caught. The feeling is stuck inside my chest where the helplessness lies and my breath catches hard swallows won’t dislodge that panicked loneliness: swells […]