Over the last couple of years coffee has become something more important to me than I could have ever imagined. I had my second date with my husband in a coffee shop, my husband and I have quiet mornings over coffee, I met my best friend at the campus coffee shop we worked at whenContinue reading “Morning Coffee”
For as long as I can remember I’ve struggled with not liking myself. Society teaches us we must look and act a certain way or else we are not beautiful or worthy of love. I’ve grown up believing everything society taught me. I learned to be ashamed of the numbers on the scale, of theContinue reading “A Promise”
Crisp, cold breeze carries rustling leaves, constant churning babbling river, chirping birds singing sweet melodies. Between blades of grass charming crickets singing harmony. Butterflies, dragonflies, and buzzing flies dance to the Chorus of Nature.
Nights left alone, whispered screams reaching through walls to young ears. Mother, eyes glued to screens, body morphed to cushion. A sharp tongue cuts at the little voice tugging on soft sleeves. Father, beer cans, whiskey bottles white knuckled. Cigarette in one corner, joint in the other. Ravings of madman answer the little voice atContinue reading “Voices of A Family”