PTSD pt 2

It seems like all things have finally left me. I mean to include words too – my most forgiving savior. I am convinced that it is part of the final stage of this long odyssey I’ve en-trailed on for almost twenty-two years. Heavy, hot flashes of headaches and turbulent washes of emotion fill my days. […]


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. […]


Sometimes I question the ideal of dreams.  What we chase lies in the future, beyond the reach of realities and the humdrum beats of everyday life.   Is it fair to give up so much of the present for a vision far ahead? Sometimes this vision is radiant and blossoming with vigor. Other times it is […]