Category Archive: Personal

Yellow Daydreams

Unlike everyone else who spends summers in beaches, I use the 40 degrees Celsius days drowning in the cold and dark abyss that is my own stream of consciousness. My mind is a generator… Continue reading

Why Wendy Why (Peter Pan’s Song)

Hello, my lost girl, how have you been? I hope you haven’t forgotten the boy I still am– the first who loved you, the first you loved back, the boy who loves you… Continue reading

Today is Friday and I Love You

Today is Friday and I love you. It’s 4:21 am. The sun is still sleeping, but in my head you are awake and smiling. You make me write happy poems at 5:32am. I… Continue reading

On Breathing Hopes

Did you become everything we have always hoped to be? If yes, then I’m proud of you. If not, I forgive you. I forgive us..

For the Mad and the Misfits

It’s so easy for the world, the reality, to discourage you and to say you can’t do it. Always go back to that moment that made you fall in love with what you wanna do. Make sure you are really grounded in what it is that you love, so when doubt seeps in, you can push it aside.

Smoke, Ashes, and Fireproof Spirits

It was midnight. Fifty firetrucks tried to save a lifetime’s worth of tremendous love, but they could not. Hush.  No, grieve. Grieve. The wailing sirens understand. Our cherished past is now only dust.… Continue reading

To everyone I loved who left me, I thank you for the gift of poetry

To everyone I loved who left me, do not go back only to tell me you’re sorry. Apologies aren’t bandages and we are not fractured bones that will simply realign over time. We… Continue reading

I’ve Seen the Future

To my six-year old self, Please know I have seen your future. You’re gonna teach and you’re gonna write but it’s gonna feel like you’re just playing around. Yes, it’s gonna be like what… Continue reading

Tonight She Flies

Once there was a girl who fell in love with her fears so she kept them all in a box and tonight she flies. She’s free. It took me a migraine to finish… Continue reading

Things to Think About on a Bad Day (Art Dump and Writing Prompt ft. The Artidote)

“You are not weak just because your heart feels so heavy.” — Andrea Gibson “Whenever you’re going through a bad day just remember, your track record for getting through bad days, so far,… Continue reading

Keep Calm You’re Only 21 (Pre-graduation Letter to Myself)

“Only seek to be more of yourself.” “Your life unfolds in proportion to your courage.” [ Danielle LaPorte ] *** Believe me you’re not lost, not even a tad bit confused.  There’s a… Continue reading

Maybe

  I am an adverb. This realization occurred to me (or at least I forced this realization to descend upon me) as I was reading Elizabeth Gilbert’s “Eat, Pray, Love.” I intentionally picked… Continue reading

It’s All Right

    I know you’re scared. You’re scared to dream, you’re scared to love, you’re scared to admit that you want to chase all the right things. And believe me, that’s all right. It’s all… Continue reading

On Dreams and Realities

When I was five I wanted to become a princess— the kind of princess who lives in a faraway kingdom, always in between that proverbial once upon a time and happily ever after.… Continue reading

When I Grew Up

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” Every child has been asked this question countless of times and I was no exception. I remember having different answers with innocent reasons.… Continue reading