things i’ll never be.

so i've been thinking some lately on things i'll never be. not in the "self-accepting, i ain't got time for that, nor do i want to try and please you" type of way. more in the "self-blame, self-critical, and whatever other negative self- you can think of" sense. comparing myself to others. to what others [...]

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confessions

Dear friends-acquaintances-folks from the interweb, I have a few (very honest) confessions to share. I, as explained below, do this cautiously, hoping to spur thoughts but not judgments. So, here they are: I find that, sometimes, I am a crappy daughter, sister, friend person. I’ve learned that while others run toward their family, given that [...]

“you look better with the lights off” — or the naked truth

"I hope you don't take this the wrong way. Girl you look better with the lights off." Sorry Mr. Breezy & New Boyz, I think most would take it the wrong way. kindasortalike when you say "no offense buuut...," the statement tends to indeed bring offense, despite your polite preface. But let's purposefully overlook the [...]

friendships made in open spaces — or on relationships

[on relationships & happy] -What's your name?--Emma. -Your name is Emma? --Yes. -My mom's friend is named Emma. I found it hard to focus again, hard to shut off the noise. I sat in church, opportunities for distractions all around me. crying children, people arriving late, doors shutting closed behind them, open windows revealing clouds, [...]

“Nobody wants to know the truth” — or the truth about lies

[on truth & happy] Nobody wants to know the truth Until their hearts broken Don't you dare tell them What you think to do -- Til it happens to you Alright folks, I'm going to say it: Somedays, a lie is all you really want to hear. am.i.right? Ok, let me clarify. I love honesty. [...]