It’s been a long, long time since I’ve written and I mean truly written. So today I decided to speak my truths and there are so many swirling around in my mind that I’m not quite sure where to begin. I guess I’ll write you a letter and just never send it out…nothing could go … Continue reading It’s been a long time…
I wanted to be something. I wanted to be known for creating art. I wanted to be a choreographer. That was the childhood dream that took hold. Before that and not for the purpose of this story, I wanted to be the first female fighter pilot in the United States Air Force. This story comes … Continue reading Prelude~ Astronaut, The Resurrection of CHRIST(ie)
My first instinct was to defend myself and the article and point out all of the ways that these people had misinterpreted my position. My friends and family began defending me in the comments section whenever the article appeared on another feed and it was then that I realized something about that article. It's been one of the greatest teaching moments of my life. I finally understood the power of my words.
Oh wow, do i think about you often. In the beginning you were there, always and not so subtly. i was the first to put you back on the walls. And then after some time you weren't there at all, in fact you turned your back... i didn't see you again for a while. It … Continue reading Anniversary spoons~ a poem~
And I laid it all out there for you to see And you told me I was everything so fantastically, scarily perfect on so many levels and that was the nicest compliment I had ever received so of course, I ran with those words until they lifted and soared through my skies like a bright … Continue reading magic dragon
And she was wild in every way. It left her breathless... every sunset, every flower, every tree expanding it's branches toward the sky articulated her. She wanted to be absorbed by the earth, lay down in it's grasses and feel the soil soak her up. She listened as the wind left poetry in her hair... She poured her soul into the … Continue reading Tethered
When I finally decided to take the lid off the box, it billowed up like smoke. All my demons contained nice and neat in the corners of that rented space danced their way back into the limitless imagination of my mind. That cloud wrapped it's fog around all the still places and shook them until they … Continue reading A writer’s darkness.
Writing from a place of pain seems easier, seems more poetic, seems universal. We all understand pain, the pain of loss, the pain of disappointment, of broken promises, missed connections, squandered dreams. It connects us. Solidifies the truth that we are all the same despite our origins. Pain unites us in understanding. For those of … Continue reading writing from a place of pain
The second lesson and perhaps one that has stayed with me my entire life was acceptance. I never really fit in in high school because I was the South Florida transplant in a little southern town called Midlothian,Virginia. I was blonde hair, green eyes, tanned skin surfer girl amoung the Kelly Bundy look a-likes with the … Continue reading the writer, part 2