Work in Progress

This is where I started; with one truth I did not believe. Every stroke of my brush, every inch of my skin, every moment of enlightenment and every day of doubt brings me here; to this next moment of fragility. Confronted again with the choice of being awake to my heart and allowing what is…

In the company of Grief

  Maladaptive cognitions in the bereaved complicated grief is defined by its ongoing persistence and psychosomatic influence on the physical and social behavioral patterns/ This is differentiated from depression and anxiety in that it does not stem from a pre-existing psychological disorder but is the direct result of bereavement not differentiated by type or circumstance.…

The Mountain Top-pled

Like I was saying, I wanted to live. It's not an easy thing to do sometimes. A lot of times. The wanting I mean. It can often leave you feeling restless, alone, unfavored, and takes a whole lot of courage. Andrea Gibson quickly became one of my favorite poets. They had this way of saying…

We stay

That was our promise. I can't tell you how many times I have wanted to back out since then. I cannot count how many times I have looked you up on Facebook and Instagram to see if you were still there. Stay? for what? I love you. We send those three words into the void…