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 […]

Winded

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 […]

“I have to let go because it will allow space for all that’s for me to show up.”

What perfect, beautiful sentiments. When Life carries you beyond your imagination and expectations, sometimes, you do have to let go of your preconceived notions, of your definitions of who you are. The stories will be there. The memories exist. That magic happened. But it is not the end. It was a middle. Let’s keep going. […]

Endurance

You didn’t believe them when they said Someday, your views would change. You thought they were old and couldn’t understand. You were wrong. You couldn’t comprehend the knowledge they were pressing wrought from experiences that you couldn’t be saved from Sometimes, harm, is the best thing that can come from living. It hurt. God, did […]

Twenty4

You are 24 and have learned that Time passes and keeps on passing you. You are 24, with thoughts that count as vaguely-new but are nothing new. Your soul is weary but your muscles are still capable of keeping up, You push and push and hustle because you are only 24. You are 24 and your friends are married, […]

I work good.

You are not a fighter, but you became a warrior. You wear mismatched socks and genuinely have zero fucks to give to those who haven’t earned the right to judge. You cut off long tresses and long relationships that were leading nowhere because a short bob is easy to manage and requires no maintenance. Life […]

13 Lessons from 2013 for 2014

January 2014 brings with it a daunting kind of freedom. Here’s a whole new year for you to fuck up or not fuck up (really, I’ve learnt, it’s a matter of perspective, oh, and actual actions.)Here are 13 lessons I’ve learnt from 2013 to try and help guide me through this coming year.  1. Family is […]