Dry Eyes

The sting of suppressed feelings and emotions,Burning through my throat begging to be let out,I take a deep breath and push it further down,Rub my dry eyes to wipe away the feeling,Now is not the time to show your weakness,I sit, plaster a smile on my face and go through the motions,It’s what they all…

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Slow Down

Slow down, Take the time for what it is, A moment to reset, Readjust, Realign into yourself, Slow down, You can’t rush what is coming to you, Maybe the timing just isn’t right, Slow down, Life will open up when you stop moving enough to see it, Your purpose will show itself, Slow down, February…

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Easier

Distance, space and time away allows us to do one of two things, Realize how much more you miss someone or how little you needed them, I just didn’t think you would have made it so much easier, Feelings floating, memories surfacing and all the while your name on my tongue feels foreign, How smoothly…

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Motherhood: Letting Go

They don’t tell you that all in all, motherhood a series of letting gos. You carry another human being within you, do everything within your power to keep them inside, warm, safe and impenetrable. Little do you know that it is all out of your hands. Soon enough you’re being told they are to be…

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Opening

Opening up to the possibility that there is good in me, Maybe it wasn’t all my fault, Opening up to the possibility that I am worthy of happiness, Maybe I don’t set the bar too high, Opening up to the feelings which flood me, Maybe I am not overdramatic Opening up to the fact that…

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Book Review: Red At The Bone

Part of my 2020 goal is to continue reading books from authors of colour and also dip into older books from authors I should have in my reading repertoire. Jacqueline Woodson falls into the on trend authors of colour I probably should have known about already, but that’s ok, no time like the present, right?…

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Strangers

Living, breathing, Moving in the same circles, but barely interacting, Just floating and passing each other as if our lives aren’t connected, Walking, passing and not connecting, The void getting bigger and wider and overwhelming, Feelings of loneliness and anger wash over like a wave, Changes, shifting, no longer scary. Feeling stronger on my own,…

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To Know Love

What a feeling it is, The comfort and reassurance, To know that without fail, They’ve got you. And you’ve got them. How engulfing it is, To know that no matter the problem, Their love with never waiver, To close your eyes and be reassured their love lingers, Deep, assured and unending Warm, steady and breathtaking…

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Unanchored

Restless and floating,A square piece in a round hole.So many circling thoughts,With the crushing realization of no one to moor me,There are parts of me in so many places,I don’t know what I have left for myself,Who am I, except neither here nor there?In the middle,Dancing between what I want and what others want,Following the…

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More Than I Want To Admit…

Reluctantly, I have no choice but to accept that, I need you more than I want to believe, More than I want to admit You have it all together, And only reach out when you’re lonely or can spare a few minutes, I drop everything and jump at every crumb you throw my way, More…

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