I am sitting here looking out the window at an overcast sky, listening to painfully deep words set to a haunting melody. The only light comes from the screen this is written on and I am waiting for my opportunity to spill the ink from my soul into the ears of a man I once … Continue reading Window Dressing
So I woke up this morning wondering what exactly I had left to sell to help me make ends meet. Being a writer is hard work, there are so many of us out there and so many people want us to write for free, for notoriety, for "experience". So I thought about the contents of … Continue reading Peddling my soul
A darker post than most, but these thoughts reside there as much as the others. Some days I am the light. I am filled with inspiration and lessons from a hard life and I believe that I am making a difference, that I have finally become someone my children can be proud of, that I … Continue reading Rum with Alice (a darker post than most)
Hello World, It's me, Christie. Or as my friends and family call me, Page. We have not yet had an opportunity to become acquainted. You see I've been busy being a practical person. Getting an education, working, marriage(s), raising children... you know, the usual. Only my life has not been so usual, it's been exquisite. I … Continue reading Hello World~ Open letter to the world
I jumped today without a parachute. I decided to take all the risks and follow a dream, follow my heart and put to use all my gifts. That is not to say I am not terrified, I am. What will I become? Will I end up destitute and homeless? Will I leave my mark on … Continue reading Soft landings~
I don't mind my messy heart or my jumbled mind. I don't mind that I see with words and feel everything a hundred times. I don't mind that my life takes twists and turns and flips my world on it's axis. I don't mind the ebbs and flows, ups and downs, highs and lows. I … Continue reading I don’t mind.
I know how you feel. Disoriented, wandering aimless, spinning in circles looking for that piece of yourself that you lost along the way. Wondering if there's anything left of who you are in this shell. Uncertain. Misguided. Afraid that there will be no reprieve from this ache in your heart. Afraid to admit truths to … Continue reading