February 5, 2019

Adolescence

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Words typed in an old cell phone note from my adolescence:  Curled up in my bed its an empty feeling where you once were. Healing hurts. When the darkness of my room overtakes me, your memory comes flooding back and I want to push it far away. But it stays. You drift off safe and soundly unaffected – […]

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February 5, 2019

I Can Release Her

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We’ve had this conversation before. Do you remember? How many times have I met you before? 26 years of conversations. Was I talking to you? or her. Who is her? How many mothers are there? I recognize one. I’m only now just learning about two. She’s full of anger, I can release her because she […]

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January 27, 2019

45 seconds

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      45 seconds. 7 years old. 45 seconds. Dressing room stall. 45 seconds. Dancing around. 45 seconds. Memory frozen. 45 seconds. Taken for granted. 45 seconds. Sisters bonded. 45 seconds. 7 years later. 45 seconds. Time compounded. 45 seconds. Chest tightens. 45 seconds. Changed forever.  

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