Hope: I Am Enough

I don't know if anyone else is like me, but I have problems. Looking at Facebook, is sometimes seems like I'm the only one. But I don't post every time I have a bad day, and I guess neither do you. What I don't post are days that I cry solely because my brain chemicals … Continue reading Hope: I Am Enough

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President Drumpf

I didn't want Drumpf to win but he did. That night it felt like someone had died. I have received that news late at night before, and it felt similar. About all I could do was get into bed and hope that it was a bad dream. It wasn't. But I've been lucky. I've been … Continue reading President Drumpf

Something Worth Waiting For

I didn't cry when he proposed to me, but I'm crying now. Looking at the pictures of the proposal, his perfect face glowing with happiness, fills me with an emotion so deep I didn't even know it existed. I don't know if it has a name. It involves the knowledge of how unbearable life has … Continue reading Something Worth Waiting For

My Capital-T Truth

Dear humans who read this, I hope that the holidays treat you well. I hope they are filled with joy and love, and that all your dreams come true. I hope you look back on December 2015 as one of the best times of your life, and that you move forward into 2016 with renewed … Continue reading My Capital-T Truth

Poetry Friday: The Old Oak Door

The Old Oak Door They beat the old oak door with metal, hot With orange flame, they cast a holy scene Through windows of stained glass, an afterthought Of sacred things that men have turned obscene. The pastor in the chapel holds his face And worships at the feet of Christ the Lord; The mob … Continue reading Poetry Friday: The Old Oak Door

Poetry Friday: Our Cause

Our Cause Believe me that I care for equality. My life testifies to me again and again of its importance. Believe me that I have words, more words than you know. My tears testify to God and me and everyone that I’m one part broken and one part healing, the pieces fusing together into a makeshift … Continue reading Poetry Friday: Our Cause

Moving On

There are a lot of words inside me lately, all swirling in my brain and confused about how to get out. The summer is winding down and I'm looking forward to starting Fall 2015 semester soon. This summer ends along with the hope of a new relationship: someone I love decided I wasn't for him. It … Continue reading Moving On