I am neither here nor there, my mind, set on tempests. While the heart, plainly beats. flowing words–hold me close; I am sanguine. Brimming with the rich redness of life, repose, and everything in-between. With nothing behind, I cry and cry in sweetness: bound to no thing other than me.
Skin: There are miles to me. Eyes: A deep onyx. Tresses of Indian ink hair locks hang free on my petite frame. Is this beauty? The transient and evolving features that define me? Can you see past the flesh that envelopes me: Hear the lofty and intricate thoughts of my mind, The exorbitant way I […]
I have the same dream every night: I am on a beach. My eyes are closed and my hands – stretched open. I am bathing in the sunlight and marveling at the easiness of the moment. Then, my eyes open. I see the shore, which looks boundless, and a wild jungle positioned miles behind me. […]
I want someone to know my heart as well I know it. The fevers that wreak havoc upon it; the abyss that seems to expand as my lived experiences do. I don’t know if it’s interesting or worthwhile, but something tells me I’d be better off. But, this thought is utterly meaningless because living in […]
There is great beauty in the humdrum of everyday life. In the morning, in a kitchen: There is the rat-tat-tat of pots and pans. Steam floating in delicate wisps from a kettle. The rich, ardent aroma of coffee permeating into the surroundings. The cacophonous noise of a bustling, big family. The hurried movements of forks […]
When I was a little girl, a thought would run through my mind: If only my life could be like my room. Let me explain: Around the age of seven, I grew an obsessive desire to have my room orthodoxically neat. I would spend hours perfecting the positioning of fixtures and inspect the surroundings painstakingly. The perfectionism that I […]