Sharing the Pain

by Friday, July 8, 2016

It's hard when someone so close gets sick. It's hard watching them go through intensive care. It's hard saying that everything will be okay, when the future isn't set in stone. I take to writing when I go through tough times. This is my way out. Writing is freedom that fills me with so much power. I ...

Being Twenty Five

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

There’s a lot of misconceptions about turning 25. I used to think that by this age my life would be set. I’d have the best job in the world, go out and have a ton of fun every day, be more social, have more friends, and at the end of the day sit down and ...

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Oerheard Conversations

Overheard Conversations – Number One

Friday, November 20, 2015

Annie: So 6 or 6:30? Nelly: Yes. Annie: 6 or 6:30. Nelly: Yes. Annie: Yes, what? Nelly: Yes to…. wait, what was the question? Betsy: She has a habit of answering non-yes or no questions with “Yes.”  

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Time to See

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

I’d change time make it fly To see you again then slow it down And Dance till the sun Come out

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City Streets

Poem: City Streets

Friday, September 19, 2014

Eyes meet,       look away! Talking        laughing Whispers       what was that? A party        a funeral Broadway        Wall Street Hangouts       meetings Brunch       with a guy?                         gal?                           ...

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Mornings Before the Rush

Friday, July 25, 2014

Sleep walking in city streets Bangs and boom and yells nearby Must be a construction site. To return again to the comforting bed And feel the sheets against my face, Is better than this city maze. But new days are like a race. Even when it starts in a haze.    

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Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Shh! In the darkness, Do not speak. In the morning, Do not think. Just silence. Who needs to know What this heart yearns for Or What troubles It beholds? Shhh! Troubles scream, Piecing my soul! It hurts! Aches! This anxiety In my very being! "But silence!" they say. Who are "they," Behind their glass homes And hidden gems? "They" who negotiate and gain From the silence I retain. Fuck the system! Telling me I should live in ...

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Misadventures of Italian Class

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

From cafes, to movies, to wonderful books, Italian seemed like the perfect language to learn! You'd think that speaking Spanish and intermediate French would help in the learning. Here was the train of thought: Spanish helped me pick up French fairly quickly. If I wanted to write a good sentence in French, all I would ...

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Monday, September 24, 2012

It was like waking from a daze. The sweet aroma of coffee taking over, waking every sense. Emily stared at her mug watching the heart shape of her latte, all around her were whispers and laughter and people talking. But not her, not today. Because most days were just like this. Silent. Everyone doing their ...

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Dance in Darkness

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Rhythm Beat Seizes Darkness Passion Fire Alive Blinding Move Excite Intense Sweat Emotion Love Sadness Desire Stirring Faster Heart Pain Bursting Ending Cooling Dancing

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Monday, June 4, 2012

It takes one moment To destroy the illusion; To make the disappointment Grow, and pain To become overwhelming. It takes a simple thought To begin to wonder "What's the point?" Even when tears Blur the sight And thoughts cloud the mind, Somewhere, somehow There's a light waiting to shine. Maybe then, It'll light the path out Of this darkness.

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