My mom tells me I use my car to escape. She’s not wrong. When I’m in my car It is one of the few times When I can go faster Than my mind can process My thoughts She never understood why. I would feel the need to escape Why the road was always calling Or … Continue reading I use my car as an escape
Today I am starting day one of being honest and being honest with kindness. For so long, I have prioritized kindness to the point where I have neglected honesty. As a result, the kindness I give can make the receiver feel as if it is artificial or even (I am ashamed to say this) manipulation, … Continue reading How do you practice honesty?
A gift I never gave to you remains in the box I bought it in.
This post was originally composed in September 2017. It was published for the first time in September 2018. As children, we have fears of the darkness. We sleep with nightlights and ask our parents to stay with us for only "one more minute" just so we have enough time to dose off— I've never liked the … Continue reading Learning to feel the rain
When I was eight years old, my greatest fear was death. I hated the feeling of knowing that one day, I wouldn’t be able to walk this Earth again. I sunk myself in sadness thinking about not being able to see the trees, the sunlight— anything one day. I let these thoughts and fears of … Continue reading My biggest fear
I have not written on here in quite awhile, and therefore return MIA to reunite with my feelings and tell you how crazy, amazing, wonderful, and inspirational these past few weeks have been. I'm now in my second quarter of college and I love it. I am so grateful to live in this place and … Continue reading I Continue To Breathe