• Poetry, Prose & Quotes,  Prose

    A Renewed Mind

    Accepting that I gave myself permission to do something terrible is what causes me to resist change. It’s easier to continue justifying bad behavior than it is to change that behavior because it means admitting that what I’m doing is indeed terrible. My ability to normalize dysfunction is challenged by taking responsibility for my choices. It’s a skill I need to abandon because it is extremely damaging. The challenge now is to remove all distractions and reminders of who I used to be, someone who normalizes dysfunction and walk in the light of who I am now, someone who takes responsibility for my choices. It’s not easy to face my…

  • Poetry,  Poetry, Prose & Quotes

    Fresh Water

    today’s tears taste like fresh water as they travel the eye gates they almost escape before sniffles reroute them to my mouth I Love You is all they ever want to say drowning words that replay in my head as my tears give them a ride outside of my heart because my mouth has no place to say I Love You yesterday, tomorrow and today