7/13/20 – Poetry

When I think of how I’ll meet my demise I know I’ll either die by suicide or from alcohol poisoning See, I search for happiness at the end of a liquor bottle every chance I get And…I’ve attempted to take my life more times than I care to admit\ So for me, it’s not a […]

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A Journey to Self-Love

I don’t love myself. Hell, most days I don’t even like myself. Growing up I struggled with low self-esteem and at one point I had a deep hatred for myself. If you’d asked me back then how I described myself, words like hideous, fat, devil, monster, and idiot came to mind. I couldn’t even look […]

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3/15/20 – Journal Entry

Today feels like…waking up to the sun telling me good morning. Today feels like…Erykah Badu on repeat. Today feels like…dancing around the kitchen in my pajamas. Today feels like… the smell of fresh coffee brewing. Today feels like…sitting alone in meditation. Today feels like…recovery after a failed suicide attempt. Today feels like…hope. Today feels like…joy. […]

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