weak boundaries

Building boundaries only works if they’re maintained. I learned some great things before I stopped seeing my therapist in the middle of 2018. That’s when I wanted to start guiding my own course. Not purposefully, of course. But I vividly remember feeling the awkward tension in my chest as I painted a rosier picture of […]

fortress ’round my heart

“[Your eyes so full of wonder] I have crossed the horizon to find you [Your heart, an innocent warrior] I know your name [There’s a task for you] They have stolen the heart from inside you [My dearest one] But this does not define you [And your deep thoughts] This is not who you are. […]

i’ll bite

or write, rather. i’ve been seeing this thing i like where people are posting very stream of consciousness style and it took me back to a time i was reading a lot of faulkner and i am trying it. although i am already struggling in my mind to quit thinking about what audience i’m writing […]

losing friends

i was looking back in my e-mail for an old logo, and i found pictures of cole. i had searched for them for months on my phone and computer files when he passed away in 2008, and i couldn’t find them. i beat myself up for so long thinking i had deleted them. i nearly […]