Was it too soon to say she was falling for him? She knew her heart felt safe. She knew her mind trusted his faith. She knew… “Start of Something Good” by Daughtry was the song she felt fit the most, especially when he sang, “I know that it’s gonna take some time /I’ve got to… Read More Again? Once Again…
I wonder where you are today. I wonder what your life is like, how much it has changed, how much it has changed you. I wonder what has become of the person I once knew. I miss the days we’d meet in front of the library and check in on each other. I miss the… Read More Save Me and You
I know better now. I know I want someone who puts as much, or more, effort into the relationship as I do. I know I want someone who never wants to stop planning the future with me. I know I want someone who is hardworking and motivated to push me beyond my limits and grow… Read More Know What You Want
About three months ago, I was sitting at my desk writing this very publication. About three months ago, I was sitting at my desk missing the comforts of my bed. About three months ago, I was sitting at my desk working as my body screamed at me to rest. The thing about me, then, is… Read More Three Months Ago
He didn’t mean to go back to what he knew. His destructive ways and chaotic mind had caused a lot of pain to those around him in the past years. Even though he understood it was his misfortune that led to him being raised this way, he knew better than to hold off blame on… Read More Giving In Once Again
We were in the car, my parents and I, driving down the freeway to get to the grocery store. We were out of food and could not wait to go with my sister when she got home. We would rather get everything done and then make dinner as a family – that has always been… Read More Drive Safely, Please
We were driving down an empty road through a part of the land filled of trees. The air in the forest was sweet and bitter from the pine trees and oak trees that followed us down the trail. There wasn’t a place I’d rather be to escape the dread of the past that continued to… Read More Call It Faith. Call It Destiny.
I do not mean to complicate your life, despite whether it had calmed down or not. I do not mean to stir wake your demons inside, despite whether you’d say they’ve been behaving or not. I do not mean to make you restless or worried. I do not mean to add to your plate. I… Read More I’ll Figure It Out With You
When you met me you didn’t know anything about me. That first second, that first minute, was full of potential. No one could’ve known where things would go. I bet neither of us would’ve thought we’d be where we are today. Throughout everything we’ve been through, there isn’t much I have to say. But, for… Read More The War of You and Me
I saw your name on my phone and I didn’t exactly want to answer at first. I feel the heaviness in my chest and the chains on my fingers but I also feel the pull on my heart, something inside me knows. The life I have built around me has been stable for the past… Read More Seeing You Again
In the moment, I wished with all of my heart for the ability to stop time and freeze everything in its place. And then, somewhere in the galaxy above me, a star granted me that wish and took my mind to a more peaceful place. The thousands of sounds, the hundreds of people, the dozens… Read More Moments Pass Us By
There is only one more week, six days to be exact before I have to say goodbye. There are only six more days from the time I am writing this, six more days until I run out of my own time. This won’t be an easy goodbye but it is not one forced upon me… Read More New Adventures
Dear life, Dear me, Dear Carlos, Dear Peter, Dear Mom, Dear future me, Dear younger me, Dear life, Dear Josh, Dear stranger, Dear classmate, Dear Khang, Dear life, Dear Cindy, Dear Peter, Dear future daughter, Dear future son, Dear younger me, Dear stranger, Dear classmate, Dear Khang, Dear acquaintance, Dear coworker, Dear stranger, Dear parents,… Read More Letters. Sealed and Stamped.
Let’s be honest, every single one of us is scared of falling in love with someone who might just mean the world; every single one of us to hesitant when making a big change in our lives; every single one of us fear everything we know falling apart right in our hands. There will always… Read More Be Okay with Heartbreak
What happened to you, darling? What happened to the light that once was in your eyes? Where you did get that cloud of darkness that follows you from within? How come you ended up like this? ——— She stares out from the window and wonders what the world is like from beyond. She questions if… Read More Distrust