I’m sorry Kendra, I haven’t taken your advice. I’m sorry that the fight left me. I was scared and unsure of the outside. Your advice after thirteen years of working for the same terrible place that I worked was simply this, “Don’t Settle.” I’m sorry. I have so very settled into my average of sixteen…Read more Don’t Settle: A Memorial and Lesson
Reality buckles under the weight of your beauty. Though holding you makes the whole world lighter. There are things that you do to me that I cannot replicate. Someone asked me how love felt. I told them never the same way twice. You have made this statement the most true thing I have ever said.…Read more This is a Kiss
There has to be a time when you are triggered in my mind. How can I think of you? A landmark. A word on the desk. The tone of the coffee maker or the noise of a can opener. The sip or a crack of my belt. There has to be hole that you left…Read more What Reminds Me of You?
The girl who is pined after for no reason. Off of the tip of my head, several similar characters also emerge Rosiline from Romeo and Juliet, Nikki from Silver Linings, and Sara from forgetting Sarah Marshall. They are all characters of formerly in love but by the time the story starts are the idea of…Read more Passing thoughts: Daisy Buchanan and the Silver Lining of the Golden Age