To Love Again;

I always find love, because love always finds me. It’s amazing how I just walked into a classroom, Met a new friend for dinner, Signed onto Facebook, Went to a homecoming dance, Gave the cashier my number on a napkin, Was standing in the lunch line to get a plain chicken sandwich… Love is always,…

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Glass Closet

I fell in love at 15… I had a boyfriend that never forgot to show me how much he cared, regardless of the fact that our relationship was very private (because of my preference) and long distance (because of life’s preference). We met in eighth grade, and I’ll never forget the first time I laid…

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One Way Flight

I remember what it felt like to love you so completely. Every night I spent with you, I never imagined we would reach our last. This was the night that began with a hurricane warning, the coldness of your heart, and the letting go of what I held so dear to mine. It ended with…

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My Darkest Hour, 2015

Trigger Warning: depression, suicide attempt Am I worth saving? “No, everything’s fine! I just… I think I should go back home tonight.” But everything was NOT fine. Everything had changed. I hadn’t been to my college town in months, and everything was different…except me. How was I supposed to tell anyone that AS SOON AS…

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Love Liberates

If I said anything, I would lose Everything. If only people knew the things I’ve done… Good girl with bad habits. Anything that Confines and Tries to box me in, Has rules I must abide By and never question— I run. And every time I’ve tried to stay It runs RUINS me. I live my…

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Too

“I’m 19 now, and I just… I just don’t want to feel like my life is over everyday.” Too vocal Too damaged Too rude Too emotional Too manic Too depressed Too…… Nothing made sense. It’s the 27th of February, and you keep telling me how this is what’s best. YOU WERE ALL I EVER WANTED…and…

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Miss Feliz Cumpleaños

I look in the mirror look at my phone yearning to hear you say that you miss me too, that you love me still From the moment I stepped into the barbershop yesterday afternoon, the reaction of “omg you shaved all your hair off?” has not varied. “Hello Beautiful, how can I help you today?” Cut all my hair…

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Two Reflections Into One

Drafts and drafts of my bad poetry never make any sense I search for the words that are never there And yet, none of that seems to matter when I’m brought back to that cool October homecoming dance. The year is 2012, the beginning of our senior year! And while everyone was worried about the…

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Am I?

“So, what are you?” AHHHHH, NOOOO! Not this question! My heart becomes heavy and my thoughts begin to race as I analyze each word in this probing inquiry. It starts to cut deep all over again… What am I? Well, I thought human–but I guess my opposable thumbs and skeletal based figurine say otherwise. Oh wait! Are…

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