Don’t Look Away

(Creative writing: May 2009 - when it all began) Perhaps there was nothing wrong with her to begin with, and she was just as normal as everyone else. But maybe it was her honesty that landed her where she was now—a rut. All that she once represented, all that she once was, the person she [...]

Tuesday Tunes

Heard this in the background the other day and really liked it, thought I'd share. Enjoy! "If your girl only knew That I would want to kick it with you (if she knew) And if your girl could only see How you be calling me, getting fresh with me"   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUFD_HmQNJ8

While I Was Away…

I spent some time in a metaphorical submarine as the unconscious unfurled while I sought answers in the depths of me. Thankfully, I did have wifi connection wherever I went, so upon emerging from the deep blue seas, it was not a particularly intimidating readjustment. If anything, I was rather excited to come back to [...]

Life — A Stage

There's always that stage in life when and where life, itself, is a stage. Darling, do we live life on a stage? Do we parade around the masquerades? Do we perform as if we are there to show The world of us, our "selves", and all that we know? Or do we live as if [...]

Lost Love

Perhaps one day we'll meet again In the sky or in the sea.  And though it was water that washed us away T'was the winds that blew you to me...    I love you, but I couldn't save you. Only you can save yourself, darling, and what breaks my heart... is that you don't even [...]

The Arguments We Forgot to Have

(Creative writing: 2016) "If you're sick of everyone falling for you, stop being so bloody perfect then," she'd screamed at me, a sheer projection of inadequacy. *      *     *     *    * I know that feeling, I was young once, and I remember that insecurity. I also remember the effort it took to outgrow those feelings [...]