And so after a night of celebrating the victim, I was jolted awake. Eyes wide with no evidence of what had demanded my consciousness. I opted for a second opinion as I gently folded my eyes shut. Eyes open. ‘Good morning’, she whispered, is what I recall. Her unequivocal nature was to whisper, to gently […]

I will never forget the day a 10-year-old told me you were dead. There was no soliloquy added to better aid the delivery, just, “GG died.” He knew more than I did that day. Therefore I would spend months crying about broken jewelry, over relating to yogi personality types, and dreading my mortality as though […]

“Somewhere along the way, I convinced myself that the evils did to me, therefore, made me impure.” Kneeling to pray, breathe, surrender, I peeked at my hands (as I got the feeling they’d become clouded). I opened my eyes to see them in an image I had never seen before. It was a picture of […]

I am not saying that I wish to suffer, I am saying I physically cannot accept freedom. I blatantly exist in a space that I am fully prepared to entitle: Toxic. Having all the necessary means to revive myself, yet holding my breath, and holding on even tighter to the dream of being rescued. I’ve […]

I may violently want to reject what I’ve learned and embark on a journey to somewhere or nowhere. I want to be okay with that. I’ve never viewed myself as someone who’s rooted in her surrounding atmosphere. I am much too rooted within. But strangely enough, a new craving has stirred within me: a yearning […]