Volatile

Wrapping my arms around myselfTrying to keep all the pieces together.The pressureThe only thing keeping me whole.Teeth clenched and lip closed.Worried I’ll open my mouth and it will all spill out. Header Photo Credit to Pexels.comhttps://www.pexels.com/photo/photo-of-woman-sitting-on-floor-3007355/

Stillness

Still doing the best I can.Still writing.Still looking for my purpose in life.Still appreciate everything my readers do for me.Still glad you are here. Still wearing my mask and social distancing.Still hoping that things will get better.Still trying to be a better person than I was yesterday.Still here.Still enough. Header Photo Credit to Pexelshttps://www.pexels.com/photo/man-in-black-jacket-sitting-on-block-792068/

Maybe Next Time

You'll get it next time.It's right around the corner.The next opportunity, the next thing. The silver lining keeps getting promised butThere are only dark storm clouds in sight.How long can I carry on. Just keep holding on.Just a little bit longer.Life keeps pulling that football away. Just keep falling for the same old tricks.Never learning.Always... Continue Reading →

The Girl In My Dreams

I fall asleep and my mind goes blank. Rhythmic breaths and flickering brainwaves gives way to colors. Soon I find myself standing beside you, your hand gripping mine. It seems like my dreams always lead to you. We're in a wonderful dreamscape where we can spend time together. I take every second to make you... Continue Reading →

Hero Training

Training to be as strong as a Mountain Dwarf, As quick as a Wood Elf, As kind as a Halfling, As Smart as a High Elf, As Humorous as a Gnome, As Loyal as a Dragonborn, As Tough as a Half-Orc, As Charismatic as a Tiefling, As Brave as a Human. A whole party of... Continue Reading →

Wistful Thinking

Thinking back before the pandemic.Being able to go anywhere without concern.Meeting friends and giving them a hug. Thinking back before unemployment.Delivering the mail and packages.Stressful moments coupled with lots of walking. Thinking back before graduating college.Hanging with friends in the dorm and making memories. Academic achievement and eyes full of wonder looking toward the future.... Continue Reading →

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