Gale-force Winds

This post needed to happen and while the general theme remained trapped within me for too long, the actual writing proved to be a relatively quick process. Rather than censor myself or overthink the content, I wrote the words as they came. There was a steady tick tock of keystrokes and tears. Hmm, “Keystrokes and… Continue reading Gale-force Winds

The Deceitful Mind, Importance of Perspective and Seeing Outside of One’s Self

“We’re reeling through an endless fall. We are the ever-living ghost of what once was.” “It’s been a long time, we never lost touch.” “Bring it to me, I’ll take a bite, every last piece until I lose the light.” “May my love for you help to carry you through.” What do you get when… Continue reading The Deceitful Mind, Importance of Perspective and Seeing Outside of One’s Self

Darts and Why You Only Need One or Perhaps None At All

“You in somber resplendence, I hold.”  “For a change, I’ll refrain from hiding all of me from you.” “I’ll never break you, I’ll softly save you.” “Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.” In between working on the semi-regular homework I am given by my current therapist, I have been looking back and studying material recommended… Continue reading Darts and Why You Only Need One or Perhaps None At All

Hospitalization and Hallucinations

Where to begin? I had quite the day. Out of nowhere, my body decided to succumb to the extremely debilitating effects of a seizure of which I have no memory. Luckily, my brother had perfect timing and happened to arrive at that very moment. Thanks, brother. I remember walking downstairs and taking a few steps… Continue reading Hospitalization and Hallucinations

Miscarriage II

“It’s affection, always.” “A thousand halos in the sky.” “Cause if I had my way, you would always stay.” So, the miscarriage popped up in the mind earlier this week and knocked me on my ass. I was devastated. I realized how far I had pushed it back and most likely never fully processed the… Continue reading Miscarriage II

Progression

“Midnight, I’m like her specialty, she outmuscles me, certainly, in the end.” “Don’t you lock up something that you wanted to see fly.” “Another day and I’ll lose but I don’t want to choose.” I made it. Grad school begins on Monday. That first day will mark an extremely personal milestone. Making it to this… Continue reading Progression