A Glimpse into My Journey

One step at a time.

Category Archives: frustration

I tried

I tried to give you kindness. I tried to forgive you. I tried to move on. I tried to think about all the good you’ve done.   But you kept … Continue reading

July 16, 2017 · 3 Comments

Tethered

Left, right, flat, extend Open, close, straight, bend   So many positions Too many directions   Leg out, arm in Reverse, and again   Howling wind Chattering mind   Utter … Continue reading

June 2, 2017 · 2 Comments

Midnight musing

I should sleep now.  It’s already midnight. Nah, ten more minutes.  Let me finish this book first.  Facebook, that is. Okay, now I should sleep.  It’s 1:00 a.m. Alright, hold … Continue reading

May 28, 2017 · 4 Comments

For my brothers

This is for my brothers (and anyone who would like to read): What other people say does not define you. You are not a trampoline.  You don’t need to fire back … Continue reading

April 21, 2017 · 10 Comments

The Greatest Maze in the World

Left or right Black or white   Front or back This or that   High or low Yes or no   In or out Always in doubt   Dizzy and dazed … Continue reading

January 22, 2017 · 15 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

A million paths

You had a million paths from which to choose. You had a thousand habits you had to lose.   You had a hundred days to put out the fire you set. You had … Continue reading

December 27, 2016 · 11 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

We can… but we cannot…

We can carry an umbrella, but we cannot stop the rain. We can run away from our problems, but we cannot eradicate our thoughts. We can stand behind a curtain, but we cannot erase … Continue reading

December 7, 2016 · 6 Comments

Ungratefully

I tried to like you, but your heartless attitude makes me hate you. I wanted to treat you kindly, but your selfish actions make me want to slap you to awaken … Continue reading

November 22, 2016 · 4 Comments