7/5/20 – Poetry

Why didn’t you fight for us? You left the home we fought so tirelessly to build. You let go of our dreams… Of the nights we’d make love. Of the times I held you in my arms as the little boy in you cried for the man you’re trying to be. Why didn’t you fight […]

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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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2/26/20 – Journal Entry

I remember being in a relationship with my abusive ex and feeling so alone. It wasn’t that I didn’t have anyone to talk to about what he was doing to me. I knew I wasn’t going to leave so I chose to keep my mouth shut. The time I spent with him was one of […]

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2/23/20 – Journal Entry

Trigger warning: Suicide I recently got released from the hospital after being admitted because of two back to back suicide attempts. I overdosed both times. I’m not ok and it’ll probably be a while before I am again. But I’m no longer suicidal so that counts for something. During my first attempt, I was drunk. […]

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