See Me

You don’t see me. You see your expectations of me. You see a version of me that you want, Or expect me to be.   They say “She’s a whore”, “She’s dumb” “She’s a bitch” “She’s selfish”… You don’t see me.   I don’t fit into a box, I’m hard to understand, I’m uniquely me. The world refuses to see me. Refuses to even try to understand my heart … Continue reading See Me

“Keep your mind on things above…”

I feel the change, The air is cooler. The trees now full grown, begin their descent into winter. Leaves cover my toes, I am surrounded by red, orange and yellow. I stand alone, With my fellow trees. This feels like home, Feels like where I belong. I belong among the quiet, The lowly, The strong. I belong somewhere, Where I can appreciate – Truly appreciate … Continue reading “Keep your mind on things above…”

“Empty Bottles Full of Stories” by Robert M. Drake

The beautiful gift and curse of being human, to give and to take away. It is both a curse and a blessing to feel things so deeply. And too much of anything will always be too much for you to bear. Always. And all of us are terribly looking for ways NOT to shatter. And too often do we, as people, only appreciate someone once … Continue reading “Empty Bottles Full of Stories” by Robert M. Drake