Something recently happened…and I haven’t been able to get it out of my mind. I’ve been talking to this classmate/friend of mine, who I just met this summer in class. (Let’s call him Ace.) I’ve been getting frequent phone calls from him asking for help on the codes we need to write for homework. I’ve… Read More “…genuinely sweet…”
Starting from the time I open my eyes to the moment I finally let myself rest and sleep after a long day, my heart smiles. It loves the ‘good morning’ texts I receive and deliver to you, knowing maybe, just maybe, it’s making you smile too. I hope it reminds you that someone thinks of… Read More Smile, Love
Her smile is beautiful. Her little laugh is adorable. Her heart is magnificent. I know that, every day when I wake up, she is either heading to work or to school. I know every day, how much she cares about me and loves me. I know she wants, more than anything, to be there for… Read More Love, Her
The memories. The photographs. The souvenirs. The dreams. The emotions. The memories. I look back to that year and think, “Wow. Just Wow.” So much happened that year. There were so many things going on at the same time. There was so much hope and happiness yet so much pain and torture. There was so… Read More BitterSweet Memories
The warmth of his arms wrapped around me starts to melt my stone cold heart. The sweetness in the words he says in forgiveness for all my sins starts to remind me that, as a human, I am bound to make mistakes. The adoring looking in his eyes start a ripple in the fabric of… Read More One More Time
You are your own person, not there to simply listen to what everyone else tells you. You are strong. You are brave. You have it in you to follow your heart and trust your emotions. Don’t strip your heart out of emotions you are supposed to feel. Don’t forcefully change yourself to please someone else… Read More A Reminder [to You]
“It’s not going to happen again” is what I keep telling myself but the fear that lingers, the doubts that hide, even the smallest chance of possibility rises from the dark and engulfs all the light. I keep telling myself, “I will never put myself in the position again”, “That will never be me”, and… Read More Life History
I start typing here type here type here But I can’t seem to get the right words to say what I feel inside, to express the thoughts spiraling in my mind. I don’t understand the cloud of thoughts that rumble through my mind and confuse my heart. I don’t comprehend what I’m thinking because it… Read More Untitled.
I know you have that list of things you swore you would never catch yourself doing. I know you have those things you promised yourself you would never do. But did you ever think that it would be okay? It’s okay to have some fun and flirt. It’s okay to hang out and make memories.… Read More Okay. Okay.
From California to the New York islands. From the Redwood Forest, to the Gulf stream waters. This land is made for [not] you and me. I finally got my life figured out. I finally got out of the mindset that I need your approval for every little bit and thing that I do. I finally… Read More This Land is [Not] Your Land, This Land is My Land
I’m figuring out my life, not walking aimlessly through it. I’m picking up the pieces, not just staring at the broken glass. I’m trying to heal, not always simply playing the victim card. I’m doing my best to get through, not purposefully shutting you out. I have a lot on my plate, not pretending to… Read More Just For The Record
She doesn’t know whether or not you like her style. She doesn’t know whether or not you like the sound of her voice. She isn’t sure whether she is bothering you or just having a normal conversation. She isn’t sure whether you enjoy her company or is just being polite. She doesn’t know if you’re… Read More Unsure
In a perfect world, my mom would try to understand me. In a perfect world, my dad would actually talk to me. In a perfect world, I wouldn’t be looked down upon because of my sister’s achievements in life. In a perfect world, I would be able to talk to my family and friends about… Read More What’s ‘Perfect’?
Celebrate with you when you’re jumping with joy over something that you achieved, big or small. Congratulate you over your accomplishments I know you’ve worked so hard for through countless nights of stress and worry. Praise you as you can’t help but continue to smile foolishly, not believing that it actually happened, that you actually… Read More I’d Still…
Somedays I just want to scream. I want to yell out the comebacks I’ve always held back in fear of hurting someone else. I want to shout the words I’ve always felt but didn’t want someone else to take it the wrong way. I want to scream everything that I’ve held back…wanting to keep anyone… Read More Somedays