My heart clenches as the seconds click by, closer and closer to that moment when I know that there’s nothing left to do but hold your breath to keep from crying. I hate that I cry. I just want to hold on tight, pull you against me so that you won’t leave. I need you to stay, I need you to keep me from feeling as if I am a… Read More »Return to me.
You couldn’t just let me have that perfect day. You had to creep in and screw it up. You sat there whispering in my ear and wouldn’t let me just enjoy the cool breeze. I hate you… I always have. I’ve never ever liked you, and yet there you are every time I think I have gotten away. You are a monster, you know that? You have ruined some of… Read More »You won’t win
This has been such an emotional week since the loss of my dearest friend and brother. There have been times when I just felt so tired that all I wanted to do was crawl back into bed and cover over with blankets and tears, but that isn't who I am. Each day I fought to get up and dressed, get outside and work. I needed to be around people and… Read More »Finding strength to move through grief with creativity