Existential Crisis: Falling Out of Love is Crucial

“No, we can’t be friends because you were a terrible boyfriend. What would make me think you would be an awesome friend?” – Me (2016) People can be friends with their exes if said person deserves it. The older I get the more I realize that not everyone deserves my friendship because frankly, I’m a…

& Crown Skin

You sat in the sun too long.  Taunts from my peers haunted the elementary halls What’s self-esteem? Little ‘ol me wouldn’t have known it break little girls down before they can even know it It seemed like I went through an eternity of teasing before I embraced my skin. “This is it, this is me….

& How I Met Your Mother

My first serious relationship went on and off for a few years shy of a decade. We were the definition of “It’s complicated” before it was a relationship title. But we also came from the generation where at one point text messaging was costly and calls had to happen after seven. Technology wise it was…

& 11:11

It’s 11:11 and instead of making wishes I’m up smiling thinking about the art that’s gonna be bomb when I’m done processing the hurt you put me through …again. I thought we were done with the back and forth the junior high games… Why can’t you make up your mind Why are you so freakin’…

& 25 Years

“Your 20s are your screw up years. No one has it together yet…” –everyone It took 25 years for me to not care what people think of me. I wish I would’ve know it was so peaceful. I love who I’ve become and I know it took a while to get here. It took a…

& Metaphorically Speaking

He loved me like someone repeatably stabbing me in the heart and then kissing me like everything would be okay. I’d cry sometimes, and like a junkie I’d come back screaming, “I can fix this.” As an optimist, I sure don’t know when to give up. Love is the strongest narcotic and the only rehab…

& Don’t Have a Job But I’m Still Getting Paid for December

(That’s my Christmas tree I decorated–Happy Holidays everyone) Well since I’m getting paid for working the rest of December, I’ve taken the time to focus on writing my stories. I spoke to one of my favorite best selling authors on Facebook and hopefully they’ll publish one of my amazing pieces of fiction. I’ve taken this…

& Past, Present Future

“Writing is a form of therapy. Sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write, compose or paint can manage to escape the madness, the melancholia, the panic fear which is inherent in the human situation.” –unknown (Seeking Happiness) & Madness, a great way to describe life right now…. I’m more than just a…

One Family Reunion Down One to Go

   So this is my last summer vacation as a college student is coming to an end in two weeks. From the last time I blogged a lot has happened. Well not a lot a lot but enough. For instance, I am still convinced my life is a reality show. My parents finally got divorced….

Are you really goin to be twenty?

Currently Feeling. Content Lyrical Status. Just Dance by Lady Gaga Putting the beautiful face in a name. People usually ask me two questions when they get to know me. The most popular two questions I’ve been asked lately are, “Where does your last name come from?” and “Are you really going to be twenty in…