Life So Majestic

Oh to live among the clouds! So glorious So majestic A landscape of fluffy white terrain Plains of ever-changing glory Sloped hills of condensed rain Tops and peaks, brightened by the sun Row after row of sun kissed range Mountains in the sky Beauty that brings tears to your eyes unexplainable, unimaginable— The grace ofContinue reading “Life So Majestic”

It’s Easy

There’s an easy way to affect change. We can monitor our words. Omit everyday derogatory terms that go unnoticed, such as “gypped (gipped),” “felon,” “thug,” and “Indian giver.” We can stop using terms such as “bipolar,” “ADHD,” and “retarded” as adjectives to describe a person’s attitude and intelligence, and we can be mindful of casualContinue reading “It’s Easy”

Exuding

Because I wasn’t allowed to explore my sexuality, I had no idea how powerful it was—and I was exuding it. Like an oblivious kid walking down a long hallway with a “kick me” sign on my back. Except my sign read “use me.” I didn’t know I was a target. I learned the hard way.

Shadow

You stay locked in the dark corner of my mind. Forgotten. But then he has your name. He has your walk. I jump in my mind— skin prickling, heart racing, It wasn’t you. Why would it be you? But he had your shadow.