I Refuse

6.24.15 I Refuse. I refuse to apologize for my reproductive system;  for my monthly menstruation and my ruby stained garments.    I refuse to apologize for my tight fitting blouses,      for the curves defined by my slim denim trousers.        I refuse to apologize for not wearing a bra,          for being deemed as  “inappropriate” and “promiscuous”.            because…

Drunk with Love

10/07/15                        Drunk with love I am perched onto the back of flight. Grasping onto the arms of the wind, pressing my left cheek against the back of her air. fleeting past the current of humanity. And then, I let go of her frozen hands. and said goodbye. She kissed me goodnight; placed me to…

Age

  9.11.15 They say that age is just a number. No. It is a wall; a blocking force. A deceptive tool used to manipulate and measure knowledge. You’re twenty seven. I wonder what that even means. I’ve seen more in life than nineteen years could ever offer. I’ve indulged in the epitome of happiness, and…

He Who Shot The Great White Fox

2010 Fall was slowly dying, as winter made his way. His entrance was quite bitter, and so was his long stay. But he had other friends that stayed near within sight, and so they came to greet him with astonishing delight. When all of winter’s creatures came out to laugh and play, he let them…

Sinking

2011 Waterfalls pouring outside my window, as I listen to the sodium fall.  I’m the captain of my ship sinking below, releasing my anchor to cradle and all. Lights out, as I lull myself to a slumber; my blankets are waves, I’m the bay. A cup of tea by my side to enjoy the ride,…

Acid

10.31.14 To lie awake in a pool of dreams and ride the waves of the midnight streams sipping the decadence of happiness with every pull of air extracted from each breathe, is the epitome of birth and death. And though the perfume of sadness persists, I lick away the very last taste from my lips…

Famished

12.10.15 Famished. You’re hungry for something inedible. Lips shaking, hands aching, Struggling to keep yourself from breaking. Starving. You’re weak from indecisiveness. “Should I go left, should I go right?” “Should I even take that big of a bite?” Go ahead, don’t be afraid. Take a little step forward and be brave. Even if it’s…