Stumbled

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 way. When I stumbled, I fell away from that destination. And I have never felt…

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Failure

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 anything. Stop. Stop. Stop. You need to stop thinking like that. You really do. In…

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 a nightmare. I woke up in a panic. Cut. Cut. Cut. I got yelled at.…

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. You got this. Please get up.  But I just feel so drained. What is the…

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 moody and arrogant. I was so caught up in my web of misery. My self…

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 make life extremely difficult. But you are always there. Even now, as I struggle, you…

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 I did, I would always have someone to cheer me on through it all.

Good Girl

Lea was a good girl. She woke up at the appropriate time, every day. She made her bed. She brushed her hair. She brushed her teeth. When it was time to eat, she ate. Her mother always praised her at breakfast. Her father smiled over his coffee. Lea was a good girl. Every day, she…