Today I told my father I am an agnostic. To that, he said that technically, by the definition of agnosticism, I've been an agnostic for a long time. He's right in that department, of course. I questioned my faith for so long before stepping outside it and accepting this label. Agnostic. It still feels strange. ... Continue Reading →
Trigger warning: This post contains an extensive discussion of cheating and divorce as well as several instances of strong language. I remember a time when I stood up for you, mother dear. You had worked long hours on a concrete floor, and your fibromyalgia had flared up so badly you had collapsed into bed. I... Continue Reading →
Boys - I see you See your hands over hers, push the swing higher and higher She trusts you not to let her fall. I am proud of you. Boys - I see you See your hunger as you crowd around my table after basketball with your father, spaghetti and garlic bread heaped onto plates... Continue Reading →
Let me begin by saying, Grandmother, that if you're reading this, I'm sorry. I asked you to unfollow this blog. I asked you to step back. If you're reading this, it's your own fault. I warned you. But then, maybe you need to read this. Maybe you need to hear what I have to say. ... Continue Reading →
someone help me please someone help me because i can’t think straight anymore pieces of my soul break away break apart pain clouds my mind and i don’t know what’s real and what’s a lie someone help me because the things i used to be sure of i’m not what surety can there be when... Continue Reading →
Hello, friend. It's been a long time, hasn't it? I can't offer many good excuses for my disappearance. The best I can come up with is simply that I ran out of things to say. My life was pretty smooth around the time I left, and that doesn't make for good material for a blog... Continue Reading →
Dear small child I once was, Here are things I wish I could have told you and I didn't know how to say. I didn't know I would need to say. Here are things that maybe someone outside of us should have said and didn't. Here are things that I know now, and you are only just learning, small child.
Trigger Warning: Brief mention of suicide Recently the Netflix Original, "Thirteen Reasons Why" has garnered a lot of attention for its story of the reasons why Hannah Baker killed herself. Personally, I haven't watched the series, but I am considering doing so at some point. But not long after it gained such attention, I came... Continue Reading →