the Ghost I Can’t Forget

Some heartbreaks come and go. It hurts for awhile and then the moving on/letting go processes begin to make their way into our lives. The broken heart gains some perspective and starts mending itself.  However, there’s always that ONE person that the brain just cannot seem to forget. That ONE scar on the heart that... Continue Reading →

How To Like yourself Right Now

The person under the most scrutiny from our judgmental, harsh human brains tends to be - our own selves. I am my toughest, most persistent critic and I'm sure many others can relate to this. How could we ever be happy and content with an overly critical voice constantly screaming insults throughout the day? It... Continue Reading →

Companion of Darkness

Born after tragedy, it’s time to make a choice. One is for fun, one makes you numb. I’m proud of you. I’m proud of me, too. I made mistakes, but so did you. So who’s to blame for all the hate? There’s something underneath the floor...it’s scratching and clawing, growling and snorting. One day the... Continue Reading →

Solipsism and Restless Sleep

A bed so comfortable and safe, yet it can’t protect from the dreams that attack during the night from time to time. Haunted by the same person each time, nothing can stop the memories in the weakness of sleep. Am I weak for being so tired? Time and energy are scarce. I tried. I did... Continue Reading →

Winter Solstice

The winter solstice is the shortest day of the year - or the longest night. It’s not something I’ve ever celebrated. I’m a child of summer and dread the upcoming winters. However, this year I wanted to respect the cycle of our planet regardless of my dislike of the cold weather. The winter solstice marks... Continue Reading →

A Downside to Royalty

A kingdom far away A marriage arranged Between a cocky young prince And a girl made to change “Be more feminine” they’d say Slowly she conformed And was sold to the king To marry his son She was princess Daisy He was Prince Dom And though it was forced They fell for each other She... Continue Reading →

Already Torn, Friend

“You’re a little late, I’m already torn.”  Torn I apologize for wasting your time. So let’s avoid wasting much more. Here’s a heads up about me that you, my new friend, should know: I’ve been broken for quite some time. It started in childhood with a sharpened stake poking my soul. As I aged, others... Continue Reading →

12 Insightful Quotes From Stories by Poe

Terrifying Tales, a collection of short stories by Edgar Allen Poe, can be downloaded on iBooks. The majority of these stories convey a sense of haunting and gloom while keeping the reader very interested. Aside from the overall dark themes, there are lines from the scenes that, out of context, are intriguing. Here are the... Continue Reading →

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