I Will See Me Now

Five years ago I was completely lost, and it’s taken me this long to find myself again. I saw my therapist again this week, for the first time in several months. I hadn’t avoided her because of the money, even though that’s happened before, but for the simple reason that I wasn’t ready. I wasn’t … Continue reading I Will See Me Now

7 Lifetimes

“Time is a proverbial loop, a series of deja vu moments that intertwine and end up back where they began, except when they don’t.” ~Theodicus Personally, I feel like I’ve lived 7 different lifetimes, and while I was experiencing each of them they seemed like they were the only one, that there would never be … Continue reading 7 Lifetimes

Pancake Morning

Sunday morning means pancakes. Or waffles. But usually pancakes. The smell of fresh batter being stirred in the mixing bowl is heavenly, worth the weekly wait in and of itself. That doesn’t even count the cakes on the griddle, tanning on one side and then the other, transforming from an oatmeal like substance into fully … Continue reading Pancake Morning

Stigma

This is devastation Dressed up in gaiety Taken by surprise In its darkest hour And left to decay Trivial as it seems Life masquerading On a layered stage Caught in the spotlight That accentuates lines Carved into features Long caricatured These rictus stares Frozen in canned laughter Or a chance at redemption A connection between … Continue reading Stigma

Perfect Skin

“If I feel this feeling, will you crawl out of your perfect skin and climb into mine?” ~Black Lab There was just something about the rain that captivated her, that steady drumming on the tin roof of the little house, the water occasionally finding imperceptible holes, forcing its way inside. She could sit in the … Continue reading Perfect Skin