A Warning to Lovers

bouquet of roses

a secret meeting gone awry

a supposed cold room turned to a boil

she was filled to the brim with bile 

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On Self-Love and Finding Inner Peace

Garden

I would like to super-seed this post with an excerpt from my own personal journal detailing the fear it feels to move to a new city alone. See, I believe we are not little Alcatraz islands, fending buoyancy separately, but each a plot of soil, a sprung lily, or the beat of the sun that […]

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A Letter To Audrey

Orchid

With every second that passed, my fists clenched so hard that the blood drained from my knuckles, leaving a white fleshy mess. My throat tightened as I remembered that message left longingly on his IKEA-supported desktop.

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Beauty is in the Eyes of the Magazine Beholder

Orange flower

They had her all done up. Digital re-mastering looked good on her. She smiled widely, a pixelated version of herself with perfectly contrasted hair and blemish-free skin. The reflection in her eyes exposed the silhouette of cameramen at war. Pointing and shooting, cutting and cropping, they dissected her. “15 Ways to Be a Natural Beauty.” […]

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The Night Started Out Just Like Any Other

Red flowers bloomed

Published here 🙂 Two hours of odd, dark silence. Thank God I’m not stuck in that crevasse between the wall and the bed like her. How can she do that? More importantly, how can she live like this? Lying here is like being in a coffin. This tiny apartment wouldn’t be so bad if it […]

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