I never knew grief until that day, When I came home to find my brother  Sobbing on the kitchen floor. His chest heaving with heartbreak, Desperate whimpers escaping his mouth. All I could do was stand there  In complete and utter shock. “Jackie passed away this morning”. Those ugly words rang in my ears Jackie... Continue Reading →


Happiness begins with living. With truly being free and comfortable in who you are. Happiness is yours to create. I used to grasp for people's hands, rely on other broken hearted people to ground me and make me feel - anything. Then, I lost the person I love. Then, I had to find myself again...... Continue Reading →

Dust to Dust

Alone in the garden I stumble upon an apple tree But this is no ordinary tree - no It has been in the family for generations This tree is strength, creation, protection, love… The tree sighs heavy breaths as it inhales and exhales The cool summer air. I breathe in sync with her Admiring her... Continue Reading →

Surely Love is Enough

Surely love is enough. The love I have for you That consumes me And fills me with  Endless butterflies Is enough.  Love is freeing, I can relax knowing That I have found Something so real So raw.  But, It’s not everything I thought it would be… Yes, it is freeing And fun, Yet I feel... Continue Reading →

Fate or Destiny

Why? Why does it all have to be so confusing? Complicated - Convoluted - Completely out of my control.... I told myself I was done - forever. But then I saw you again, in my dreams. Every night for a week, I dreamt of you. I saw your chocolate eyes, your broad smile, felt the... Continue Reading →

Let Go

I was scared, holding onto the only love I've ever known. I was holding onto the old us. In the beginning, you tried, you made me happy, and I was a priority. You bought me little gifts, sent me sweet morning texts, surprised me at work, and actually made time for me. Then, months went... Continue Reading →

You are my Poison

I can't stop myself from loving you, Even as you spit venom from your mouth, In between the sweet nothings That truly mean nothing at all. But they mean the world to me.   I can't get enough.   The venom hurts, then it burns, then it begins to corrode my veins. I feel my... Continue Reading →

What Do I Want?

It's been a year since I've asked myself, what do I want? I've been consumed with making a toxic relationship healthy, Consumed with making everyone happy and sometimes forgetting myself... I was content giving a man my all, loving him with my whole heart, Giving and giving and giving till there was nothing left to... Continue Reading →

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