I am slipping.

I was fine. I was fine. I was fine. Roll over in the morning, I see your face. I smile and feel butterflies. I get up. I brush my teeth. I braid my hair. Get dressed and spray on perfume. A kiss and off to work.  I worked. I laughed. I had fun. I was…

Demons Call

Every time I took a blade to my flesh, the world went quiet as could be. My demons leaned over my shoulder, they encouraged me.   The world was so silent. Except for their call. I heard nothing except them. I was giving them all.   Once I felt that sharp sting, the world exploded.…

Lost in Virginia

Earlier this summer, my partner and I went on an unexpected journey to Virginia. It was an amazing road trip and taught us a valuable lesson. Do not depend on technology alone to get you anywhere. Especially when you end up off the interstate. We should have consulted a map. We should have had directions…

Capital Adventures

The first city we ever travelled to will always hold a special place in my heart. Washington D.C. was a place that seemed unlike any other. We danced. We laughed. We wandered. We got lost and found. Food was consumed in the hours between drinking and proper breakfast. Three times visited in such a short…

You were my friend.

Or, so I thought. You were my friend. But you hurt me. Again. This cycle must end. My dearest companion, Why did you abandon me? Do you know the damage? Can you even see? It was a day that I anticipated. Excited, I was for that night. But, you were not there with me. What…

Despair

My despair has expanded. I am unable to do anything right. Or, so I feel.  My depression is tickling the curve of my ear. I can not hear the words. I can just feel the breathing.  There is self doubt. I just feel mildly insecure. Not painfully. Just mildly.  The stress and lack of sleep…

Afflicted

My mind grows and shrinks.  My life has skated along the edge. I have been to countless brinks. Always, I have come back.   Once, I would give it all To get to that ledge, feel the high. I would push myself to fall. I desired. I was addicted.   My mind was afflicted. All…