Things That are True Pt. 3 – Faithful

When I’m not faithful, He still is. Guilt can be an overwhelming and all-consuming feeling. In my experience it comes, more often than not, like a maverick, with crushing weight. It holds you hundreds of feet below the surface, strangling you from even the smallest relief. As you struggle and fight, pumping arms and legs …

Dear Future Husband

Dear Future Husband, I don’t know who you are yet, but I hope that you have been having the most incredible day. I can’t say how excited I am for the day you come into my life. We may have met already who knows, only time will tell, but there are a few things I …

Whole

He slowly moved his fingers through my hair. He tilted his head and looked onto my eyes. A faint smile played on his lips. I looked everywhere but at his eyes. I felt him moving his head closer to mine— I could feel his warm breath reviving every inch of my cold skin. “Look at …

Older Women – A Poem of Strength

Often overlooked, cause youngins don’t know Where she has been or where she will go… if stepped to wrong She is seen in the past, In black and white She has lived through wrong, and can recognize right But she knows how to hold her words She has been walked away from Left behind some, …

Once Upon a Night (Embracing the Universe)

Once upon a night, he was standing outside of his head counting the endless stars. He wanted to be the king but the hive was ruled by a Queen and the rest of the kingdom were blinded by her light. He promised his heart that the sky won’t be dark— in a magical spin, he …

In Her Memory (Speck of Dust)

She looked like a wonder— her eyes would light my soul in the darkness. I loved looking at her when she is lost onto her own thoughts. She used to overthink everything— even her morning coffee. I liked that about her. She was the silent type— but her eyes were always loud, you can see …

Meredith – My Love

The way that she looks at me fills me with shame.  I know I am not good enough for her.  Sometimes I want to be free of her, though she is so beautiful I truly don’t know how I would ever                 survive without her.  She has been …

He Takes Every Bride

He takes every bride. Think about the process a bride goes through in order to prepare for her wedding day: the dress, the hair, the makeup, the nails, the shoes, etc. All of this in anticipation for that one moment when her groom lays his eyes on her for seemingly the first real time. Imagine …

#GetReal – A Social Media Rant

It struck me recently how perfectly inaccurate our portrayal of life is as we display it on social media.  Take your pick they’re all the same – Snapchat, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.  Every outlet displays only the most remarkable, attention-worthy moments of each of our lives – myself, included.  Even if you’re one of those …

The Color of Sound

Growing up I always knew I was a little bit different. It was like I always fit in, but still managed to feel left out. It all started when I was in elementary school. “It” being the first time I was told “You talk like a white girl.” Now, being a little kid you really …