A Glimpse into My Journey

One step at a time.

Category Archives: Daily Prompts

There’s more to life

There’s more to life than staying at the top of your class. There’s more to life than running that fast. There’s more to life than owning the million-dollar house. There’s … Continue reading

March 26, 2017 · 9 Comments

Second place

I’ve always been the backup dancer the understudy the backing singer the silver medalist the substitute teacher the vice president the assistant manager the movie extra the follower always in … Continue reading

January 13, 2017 · 14 Comments

I’ll meet you in my dreams

Every sunrise has a sunset. Every book has an end.   When you pressed that golden Sambuca tattoo on her neck, I couldn’t help but feel like a reject.   The … Continue reading

January 1, 2017 · 5 Comments

The tumultuous storm

The old scars, they never healed. Scratch, burn, tear, not a single yield. You yanked out your sword and pierced us with your relentless words. We thrusted our souls back, and you … Continue reading

December 8, 2016 · 6 Comments

What I actually say vs what I want to say

“How are you?” What I actually say: “I’m good!  How are you?” What I want to say: “Life sucks.  Why is this whole adult thing so hard?  But do you even care what my answer … Continue reading

October 23, 2016 · 9 Comments

Endless broken promises

Daily Prompt: Promises You said you wouldn’t do it again. You said you’re telling the truth.   But I can see the lies through your wavering eyes. I can see … Continue reading

October 13, 2016 · 14 Comments

Those who write sad poems…

Daily Prompt: Original Sometimes those who always smile, suppress their darkest feelings inside. Sometimes those who laugh to the world, cry themselves to sleep every night. Sometimes those who joke around constantly, feel … Continue reading

October 12, 2016 · 13 Comments

Be careful what you say

Daily Prompt: Careful Be careful what you say. Your words strike like weapons. They pierce through my heart. No reversing back to the start.   I try to stifle my tears, but … Continue reading

October 10, 2016 · 8 Comments

11 things that make me smile :)

Daily Prompt: Realize If you’re reading this right now, smile. 😃  There we go.  Now we can continue. No matter how terrible your day has gone, just realize there is always someone whose … Continue reading

October 7, 2016 · 14 Comments

Fairy tale

Daily Prompt: Pretend Why must you lie to us? Please don’t shatter our trust. We know what you’ve done. This is not what we want.   Open up and let … Continue reading

September 25, 2016 · 7 Comments