Freedom, you feel unfamiliar

I feel unworthy of enjoying the caress of the sun, I feel sinful with every breath of fresh air I inhale,  I look strange with no black eye, cuts and bruises, I feel naked with no chains around my body.   Freedom, I feel uneasy with you.  Freedom, I feel like I don’t deserve you.  […]

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In the place of Rock Bottom

You’ve arrived at Rock Bottom,  Located far from all you know.  Demons gnaw at your sanity,  They slither around your neck,  And squeeze your windpipe until you turn blue,  Only to loosen their grip as soon as your life begins to fade.   Angels kneel next to you, Calling out your name,  Their hands reaching […]

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Absorb me into you

Absorb me into you. I want to feel the warmth of your skin on mine, I want to feel the rhythm of your heartbeat,  I want to caress you, and intertwine my body with yours.   I want to go to place where only you and I exist, undisturbed.  I want to be one with […]

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Dear 21-year-old me

Girl, the world has tried to define you, but it missed your essence completely. It then tried to break you because it couldn’t understand you. Let me tell you who you are. You are human, and your existence is valid. You’re not a mistake. You fill a space and time that no other can fill. […]

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Post-breakup analysis

(A conversation between my heart and I.)   Heart: Well, you got what you wanted girl! You got the break you wanted. He said goodbye.   Me: Well, I wanted a break, not a breakup. I admit I feel relieved and hurt all at once. I’m celebrating because I feel like a boulder has been […]

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Why I called off my engagement

I love you. You mean the world to me. I care for your wellbeing more than my own. My heart rejoices when I see you smile. But you’re slowly slipping away, I’m gradually loosening my grip on you. Loving you feels natural, But loving you is burdening. Loving you provides me with companionship, But loving […]

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