among the wreckage

Sediments of dirt and ash dance together, intertwining with the knots in your hair as you pull yourself from the fire.  You are aware of the thickness in the air as it pierces your eyes, pierces your lungs. You use only your arms to pull yourself backwards. Legs unbending and helplessly dragged along. The heels of your shoes imprint … Continue reading among the wreckage

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to you: the one who feels stuck

It's a peculiar feeling to look ahead and see so many unlived days yet simultaneously believe there isn't enough time to greet those days wholly. Not enough time to pause and wonder why this current reality is one that cannot be diverged from - a perception rooted in belief that being unhappy in what is known is better than embracing … Continue reading to you: the one who feels stuck

there’s validity in your emotions (especially in arguments)

Have you ever noticed that if you're arguing/disagreeing/discussing something with someone, they'll call a halt to the conversation if they see you getting upset? I can't discuss this with you because you're too emotional.  Or maybe it's you that "can't deal" with people getting upset if you're talking about something passionately.  Discourse is often put into a perceived and … Continue reading there’s validity in your emotions (especially in arguments)

you & your friends will survive long-distance friendships just fine

When one of my closest friends got a job right after graduation, you could say I was a bit down.  Our moms met when they were each pregnant with their respective child (seriously!), so to not have that familiarity and that presence in my life was horrifying.  No longer would she be able to come over … Continue reading you & your friends will survive long-distance friendships just fine