Thank You For A Sign

There was a flower resting outside my window. The wind blew fallen leaves and petal from towns away. One managed to stay whole, as pretty as it first bloomed, through the long journey while its friends and twigs withered with the breeze. I’d like to think it’s a gift from you. A sign I desperately …

Lessons I Learned From My 3-Week Dream Job Turned Nightmare

Earlier this year, I landed my dream job. It was a job I’ve wanted since high school and I couldn’t believe they even hired me. But I forgot to wear my rose-tinted glasses on my first day because my dream job turned into a nightmare. I tried to see the brighter side of things but …

Coming Out: I’m Here, Proud and Queer

I am bisexual. I don’t know the percentage I fall under because for the most part I mostly lean towards anyone I find appealing. Whether it’s their personality or how their presence makes me feel, gender was never part of my type. If you want to go a little technical then I can safely say …

Pieces of Peace: My Anxiety is not Romantic

  My anxiety is not romantic. My anxiety is not a fetish you can bring into the bedroom.  Someone told you that someone with anxiety is a great lover.  You believe because of my constant need of validation that everything will be okay; I will pour my energy into our relationship.  You are sadly mistaken …

October Rains

I asked for your name I wish I never did Because I was speaking in tongues With goosebumps crawling on my neck And you hadn’t touched me yet I asked for your number That was my second mistake For a year I spoke in mediocre abbreviations While I screamed metaphors to my pillow I’m dramatically …

You Were Just An Idea

Dear the Idea I Made,   You’re not real, you never were. Okay you are real; you are human however I dehumanized you when I wrote you in way only a hopeless romantic can write. I’ve read somewhere that it’s treacherous to think of a person more than a person. It’s not flattering or that …

My Essay i wrote in my Junior Year about Essays

During my junior year we had an assignment to write an essay about essays. Clever isn’t it? Well the idea not talking about my essay but the idea of writing an essay about essays. Okay that was too redundant. I took long writing it because I didn’t understand what exactly I was writing, my first draft …