Chandy Grace

Poetic Adventures




My feet are not staying on the path. My shoes are worn. I wanted to go left. So bad. But I tripped on a rock, fell forward, and rolled right. All these years, I was told to turn a certain... Continue Reading →


Weight Gain

And froze. The world sank. Static. The voices I had not heard sprang forward. Eager to pierce me with their fangs. Drag me back.


My life has seemingly amounted to nothing. I feel like an absolute failure. I truly do. I have dropped out of college. I have not done anything with my life. I am not achieving any goals. I am not doing... Continue Reading →

I saw a cat that reminded me of my childhood pet. I felt sad. Cut. Cut. Cut. I saw a group of girls giggling. Why can't I be part of that? No one likes me. Cut. Cut. Cut. I had... Continue Reading →

Get up, Chandra

Get up. Get up. Get up. You can do this. Come on. Get up. Come on. Please? Stop sleeping so much.  Come on. Let's do something. Get up. You can do this. Brush your hair. You have lovely long hair.... Continue Reading →

Dear Grace (A Letter to My Past Self)

I wish you would listen to me. I really wish you would, but we both know that you won't. You are too trapped in your realm of depression. You are also still a hormonal teenager that is stuck. I know.... Continue Reading →

A Journey to Self Love

I have never been the prettiest. I was never popular. Never the skinniest. I was not the one you would pay attention to. I had no pride. Nothing. I was the socially awkward, mean, and fairly weird girl. I was... Continue Reading →

The simple fact that you are willing to support me astounds me. You have held me through my darkest moments. You have been there for me. I know that I am not always the easiest person to deal with. I... Continue Reading →

I never knew what it was like to have a cheerleader until you came along. I never knew what it was like to want to do more. I never knew what it was like to know that, no matter what... Continue Reading →

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