Attempted Art

An attempt at art

Try Again?

The submission window for a literary magazine just opened up. This is the same one that rejected me a while back. Part of me wants to submit again. But part of me is terrified of the rejection. Absolutely terrified. I have been in a fragile state in terms of my writing as of late. It…

Planning A Trip To DC

I'm planning again. A trip back to our favorite city. We have not gone on any adventures in a while. (Gotta love work, right?) We needed something different. A break in the year before we are back at it. DC is our favorite place to go. A quick 3-4 hour drive away. A scenic route.…

Published

I did it. I finally got a piece published on Thought Catalog. It only took months. I finally got it on there. And, in a few days, my piece has managed to get almost 2,000 views. It was featured on their Facebook page. It was thrilling. And I feel motivated.

Nerves

I have flown before. I have been on a plane more than once. What's different this time? I am flying by myself. I am not the minor with the attendants directing me. I am not the minor accompanying seasoned flyers through the airport. No. I am doing this on my own. Needless to say, my…

Who am I?

Who am I? I know nothing. I stumbled. I fall. I do not recognize this face looking back at me in the mirror. Who am I?

Trying

I have never tried harder in my life. I have never fought so hard for someone. Yet, it feels... It feels like I am running uphill on ice.

A Frozen Moment

It was the first bright day in weeks. A rare break from the dead of winter. The tease of life. Full of restlessness, there was the need to roam. Birds are not meant to be kept in a cage forever. There was an opportunity. It was jumped on in an instant. Expecting to find muddy…

I only went silent

As the rage consumed me. How dare you. How dare you. How dare you try to Invade my boundaries. What gave you the impression, The right to try and lay a hand on me? I went silent in rage. Then the venom flew from my mouth As I shouted at you. You have no right.