A Glimpse into My Journey

One step at a time.

Tag Archives: struggle

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

Ignorance is bliss.

Where is the rewind button to undo all the mistakes you’ve made to erase all the lies you’ve uttered to rebuild the trust you’ve shattered?   Bring me back to my … Continue reading

November 21, 2016 · 3 Comments

…until I should sleep

We don’t miss the sun until it rains (cats and dogs… but when will it rain cookies?). 🍪 We don’t think about our (crazy) friends until we feel lonely. 👭 We don’t appreciate … Continue reading

October 28, 2016 · 8 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

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