|water|

Often times, it is not the organized moments which bring joy, but the accidental ones. A catch up with an old friend, a walk through the woods and-more. Let’s try this. I am always put in awe by water, of the way it moves and defies order and yet blends perfectly into it. Something inContinue reading “|water|”

|bloom|

Breathe in exhale rewind, take the time to fail. Don’t get caught up in boxes and lines and tickets and fines and this defines me and I can’t move past and I can’t remember when my soul last rested. Instead take the time to laugh. To stop. To break. To slow down and appreciate theContinue reading “|bloom|”

|home|

Home is running barefoot through a forest path, yelling all the way in case there are bears. There never are, but we enjoy the rush.Home is calling friends at unnatural times because time zones don’t care who’s missing who.Home is my grandma’s perfume seeping through the scarves she’s left behind.Home is yelps and screams becauseContinue reading “|home|”

cherry blossom |3|

Ten, four fifteen. Cherry blossoms pristine. I watch the green alive around me. Where am I? Where am I? Cross my heart and hope I fly ignore my heart and wish for death. Cold air, piercing deep, please- let me catch my breath. Little bird, cherry tree you know where you find safety One growsContinue reading “cherry blossom |3|”

cherry blossoms |2|

A shout out to the people who check in on you. Who ask. Who don’t take “I’m fine” as an answer. You are a petal falling onto my cheek, a soft touch slapping me back to reality. You have nourished the trunk and told it when it is growing in the wrong way, when itContinue reading “cherry blossoms |2|”

cheery blossoms |1|

One two, afternoon cherry blossom tree now I have to forfeit your solitary safety bird-singing silence and everlasting green. Out of sight, out of mind scared of unheard screams. I don’t understand living in a world where everything is free. It is unjust for you to wallow in fear while I can do as IContinue reading “cheery blossoms |1|”

You are exactly where you’re supposed to be.

What if you believed- as in, soul searching, gut wrenching chest      h  e  a  v  i  n  g belly calmed kind of belief- that you are      right           where     you    are        meant       to           be? my tree, letContinue reading “You are exactly where you’re supposed to be.”