28 | Libra | Living in a daydream
I've had the dream to be a writer for years, but never the confidence in myself. Even now, I'm doing this terrified, but we deserve to chase what calls us. Take that anxiety.
- Top Story - December 2023
The Delicate Art of Faking itTop Story - December 2023
What do you do when your skin doesn't fit? You can't hang it up in the back of the closet or return it to the rack. There's no refunds or exchanges. You get one body. One vessel to experience life with. And when that vessel malfunctions over and over again, the wires get crossed. The pieces and the parts get warped, their once shiny edges rusting. The cogs get harder and harder to turn. And for a lot of other chronically ill people, there's a Before and an After. Who I was before I got 'sick.' Who I am now. Who am I now?
- Top Story - October 2023
Before The DawnTop Story - October 2023
It’s a curse you know, to be a dreamer that can’t rely on optimism. To crave just that one time it goes right, despite all the others screaming for you to extinguish yourself once and for all. But alas, the embers still ignite with the right touch. And if I’m the spark, you’re the charcoal, painted in black. You’ve lit me up when I’ve never felt like much of a phoenix.