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. […]

My Heart

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 […]

Flaws & All

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 […]