(grey) Colour

i looked to the sky and saw a slate grey landscape that set the tone. grey. in my heart, feeding into my eyes, the concrete i walked, the feelings i felt, grey. charcoal, ash, metallic slate, lonely silver, invisible, the days, all merging into one. but before this day concludes, i want to share the... Continue Reading →

she knows (ptsd)

she knows. she knows it's ptsd. she knows it's flashbacks. she knows it's not weakness, she knows, but it haunts and it breaks. she knows. what she needs to do. to drop all the lingerings of attachment, to maintaining structured stability, so she can run off into the jungle, so she can scream out her... Continue Reading →

Carl

I met Carl on the east side of the city, in displaced wetlands like a carefully calculated structure of mismatched art. It was a Saturday. All good adventures begin on a Saturday, don't they? I'm not sure what I was looking for when I met him. A piece of beauty?  A moment of distraction? A... Continue Reading →

The Pain, The Teacher

You do not owe the world anything. You do not owe others an explanation. You do not need validation from the exterior. They will judge, But you do not need to give them your power. There are reasons of great depth, Why you are where you are, A place you do not fit in nor... Continue Reading →

Autumn Rain

I caught myself today in the Autumn rain,  Making due with all I've got today.  I caught myself today in the Autumn rain,  And the love I've got won't fade away.  Tonight I am grateful for friendships worth missing, the comfort of fire, the optimism of sunnier days ahead, and the gift of staying in-... Continue Reading →

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