Dig Deep

My sense of belonging Comes from deep within Buried beneath layers of rock Unearthed, uprooted, but strong I wasn't born this way, it wasn't choice From a young age I had to silence the voices Of deceit, of greed, of exploitative breeds Of those who take from me more than the ink I bleed But … Continue reading Dig Deep

After Your Ego Breaks

A letter to you, darling, Since your mysterious disappearance, a lot has happened and changed. Not just externally, those are almost expected, but intrinsic transformation beyond even my wildest of imaginations. It has been a year of adventure, of exploration, of growth. A few days ago, these words came to me and many unanswered questions … Continue reading After Your Ego Breaks

Language Barriers

Personal true story (5-minute read) "Oh my god, did you read about theΒ winner-chill on the innernet?" one of the girls shrieked. "It's like the biggest one of the error. Apparently the chill is even hitting eye-rack this year!" Winner-chill? Innernet? I felt like they were speaking another language. What was a winner-chill? Honestly, I thought … Continue reading Language Barriers

The Battle Continues

Filled with secrets that we keep Surmounting each one as we speak Hiding in the crevices of us Wondering if we'd ever trust enough To reveal to others our vulnerable selves While on the surface many choose to dwell Holding onto untested truths Jaded, unguided, confused in the gloom All headed to our resting places, … Continue reading The Battle Continues

The Bull

I'm not here to take the pain To shelter you from the storm again I'm not here to suffer the blame To confront the fire that can't be tamed No, I'm here on my own accord With an agenda, I forewarn I'll take the bull right by the horns Throw him into a garden of … Continue reading The Bull

After All This Time

Every time I try to write a letter I can find a million ways to better The words I place right on the page Paper and ink, a written stage On which I placate my unrevealed self As if this book was a display shelf Bound, wrapped, unexposed, but true The mysteries held in me, … Continue reading After All This Time

I’m Not Lost, Just Displaced

When I lack direction They give me religion When I lack discretion They squelch my questions When I challenge regimes They corner me into the mainstream When I seek advice They tell me to sacrifice When I ask for help They tell me to save myself When I offer my assistance They react with resistance … Continue reading I’m Not Lost, Just Displaced