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|”

Breaking Tradition: a good thing or a bad one?

Are traditions always valuable things? Sometimes the word tradition conjures up fond memories of candlelight services on Christmas Eve. On other occasions, it reminds us of strict rules or strange practices that are justified because, after all, “they are tradition.” I’d like to share about a tradition in our culture that I’d like to kick.Continue reading “Breaking Tradition: a good thing or a bad one?”

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.”

{alright hours}

Everything is loud at this time of the night. I can sit in the darkness and finally see light, examine every conversation and tone and “Try, try harder.” “Try, try less.” “Get more things.” “You’re so blessed.” This quiet is loud and my head is a mess. Often turning inwards only ingrains my worries intoContinue reading “{alright hours}”

//paper flies//

Paper airplane flying dreams plain and simple straight and clean. Stark contrast with the business, past which it streams; mind of a child taking wings. Imagine if we took everything like a piece of paper- saw past the four edges the bold letters, hard desk edges and saw the potential. If the sheet was folded,Continue reading “//paper flies//”

S t a r l i g h t

I thought that twilight came slowly, softly. Small twinkling lights appearing, searing blaze. Silhouette standing, unfazed. And I suppose, that with twisted irony I was right. The only thing that I failed to notice is that the twilight crept up before my sight had let it sink into my mind. The light had dimmed andContinue reading “S t a r l i g h t”