A Glimpse Inside

A friend of mine sent me this message as we were discussing mental health one evening. I thought it was profound and carried many similarities to my own mind. I hope you learn from their beautiful words as much as I did. As I lay here awake at 2 am with a weird neck pain…

The Idea of You

The idea of you. Maybe that’s all it is. Maybe I’m just not over the idea of you. In my heart, I think I know. That the you that I loved. Doesn’t exist anymore. So now I find myself left longing for the idea. Of you.

Unknown Lover: Part 2

Dear Unknown Lover, There’s more to my story you should know before we meet. You see, in another life I had my dream girl. The potential for a white picket fence. The whole story that we fantasize about through movies. I remember the emotions, happiness and hope for the future like it was yesterday. But…

Dear Unknown Lover

Dear Unknown Lover; There are a some things you need to know before we meet. I have a tendency to love chaos, but chaos doesn’t bode well for stability in life and love. It’s burned me. Has left me rough at times. Like a bad sunburn after your mom insisted on sunscreen, I always know…

Dear Depression

Dear Depression, I have a confession to make – I don’t like you very much right now. Like mud on white sneakers, trying to wipe you off has made the mess worse lately. And you’ve made the bottle become more than just the fun I have always intended. You’ve turned it against me. I’ve been…

Slave to the Suit

When I entered college, I had all of these grandiose of going against the grain, visions of a career giving to the community in one way or another. Owning my own business and blazing a trail on my own terms. I didn’t know what kind of business I was going to have, but I knew…