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

Random Confession #2

Artists have always been my favorite childhood heroes. I mean, they save us in ways we never thought we needed to be saved. Now I realize maybe heroes also needed saving; maybe the… Continue reading

Random Confession #1

  For the most part I think I’m okay, happy even. But every so often, this artist inside of me brings about soul-wrenching pains I couldn’t quite heal. To be honest, I like… Continue reading

P.A.U.S.E.

  If you really become what you do, then you could only wish you’re always up for something new and fun and exciting. But here’s a quick reality check: you oftentimes find yourself… Continue reading

Fraction

“Let’s not be each other’s better halves. You be whole for you and I’d be whole for me.” I should have realized by then that your words were a caution sign telling me… Continue reading

When Time Plays Along

Maybe in another universe you found me not a minute too early, and I loved you not a second too late. But all we know is here and now. Somewhere among the galaxies and… Continue reading

When Chances are Dead Stars

  But not all chances are opportunities. Some are dead stars– black holes having too much, yet empty and worthless all at once.

Seven sudden life-realizations while staring at a blank page

  1. Good things come to those who wait; better things fall into the hands of those who do some chasing. You can’t just always sit there and hope for miracles. You gotta… Continue reading

A Farewell Love Letter from a School to a Graduating Student (Spoken Word)

(Dear Reader, this piece was really meant to be heard and not silently read. Please do me a favor. I hope you read this one even in the most quiet whisper. Thank you.)… Continue reading

The Art of Getting By (Memorable Quotes)

Since we’re all too scared to say the things worth saying, we just wait for some fictional characters to say it for us. It’s safer that way, of course. But it’s never less agonizing. Never.  … Continue reading

Spaces

In   between   the   words   I   write are   the   spaces   where   I   hide— the   spaces   where   I   hide   you.… Continue reading

Maybe-Endings-Make Sense-After All

Maybe We will love each other until we can’t, until we don’t.   Endings This is how I will let you go— slowly, painfully, and then completely.   Make Sense If time cannot… Continue reading

A Villain’s Letter to the Hero’s Lady

  I want to be the one who saves you— the one who comes to the rescue when you cry for help, the one who chases and kicks out all the bad guys… Continue reading

Some Beautiful Things

When I imagine beautiful things… I think of Christmas candy canes and a thousand colorful paper cranes. I think of clear water in a quiet pond, and of holding hands under the warm… Continue reading

On the Verge

“Be comfortable with the uncomfortable.” Fly if you must fly. Fall if you must fall. There is danger in flying. There is danger in falling. But the greater danger lies in not choosing… Continue reading