To a graceful exit

I cannot stay for you are my suffering and my body yearns for the light. So I give thanks for your expired guidance. Say goodbye my love, to this distorted reflection. And I move on with the graceful speed of a hummingbird. Gone before you take my hand, jailing me here forever.

Relevant

my dear your beautiful existance tethered to mine without you it is i who is irrelevant ... hold tight to me as fear like water nestles in the spaces between and you feel like floating away our anchored embrace will keep us from drifting

Active Rest

Ignore it Put your hands over your ears Close your eyes Retract into a turtle’s shell Hiding From conflict From love From pain From anything real What a waste of life Breathe and take a risk A turtle only wins the race if he comes out of his shell Choose a path and move forward, … Continue reading Active Rest

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I tripped backwards And as the falling fear took hold Your arms caught me Your voice reminded me Falling can be what saves you As long as you don’t let the ground stop you.

Happiness

I look past you, a beggar on the street, I divert my eyes, fill my ears with busy thoughts to ignore your pleas (as if I could escape you). Emptiness takes over like a shadow growing larger as the sun changes direction. --- I crave you more than I crave the quiet that comes with … Continue reading Happiness

Destroying My Own Worst Enemy with Gratitude

This morning I needed to peruse positivity quotes on Pinterest to re-center myself. Sometimes I need reminders that I am trying to be a better person and let go of bad habits. Something as simple as "expect nothing, appreciate everything" or "no matter how long you have traveled in the wrong direction, you always have … Continue reading Destroying My Own Worst Enemy with Gratitude

Eternal Lasagna

I made lasagna today. I used a couple different kinds of sauces (thanks Mom for the homemade sauce), three different types of meat, and so...much...cheese. Shredded mozzarella, fresh mozzarella, thin-sliced provolone, ricotta, cottage cheese, parmesan...a beautiful marriage of cheeses. The best part of the whole thing...I didn't have to think. I put on just the … Continue reading Eternal Lasagna