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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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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Lessons For My 11-year-old Self

Your dad loves you… even though he’s not around. Stop wishing mom would stop drinking. She won’t… but it’ll get better. Don’t lose your virginity. You’ll regret it in the morning. There will be plenty of time for boys. They don’t matter now. You’re going to feel like you can’t live without him; put the […]

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Between the Lines – Poetry

1/20/19 He says he loves me but my insecurities scream it’s all lies My eyes are sucked dry by all the nights I cried I’ve never had love like this so my heart is still half convinced that this man is another devil in disguise Like the last guy… He says he loves me but […]

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