• chantemcb commented on the post, spirits 1 week, 5 days ago

    She was in good spirits now that she’d learn to forgive.
    How had that happened anyway?
    It couldn’t have been just the yoga…

  • chantemcb commented on the post, host 2 months ago

    She was a host for his virus.
    He injected her with depression & darkness and madness.

  • chantemcb commented on the post, paramedic 2 months, 3 weeks ago

    Call the fucking paramedics.
    I’m having a heart attack.
    Because we actually agree on something.
    Pigs DO fly backwards in May.

  • chantemcb commented on the post, tempted 2 months, 3 weeks ago

    When no one’s around
    I’m tempted
    to break the rules
    I’ve agreed to.
    I have in the past
    And I’m evolving
    to honor my commitments
    And trust myself again.

  • chantemcb commented on the post, harness 3 months ago

    his caramel skin remained supple even as he shed his harness and bolted over the fence
    bucking in the dappled sunlight
    winnying cries of freedom

  • chantemcb commented on the post, muddy 4 months, 1 week ago

    Her old goals weren’t cutting it any more, her values were shifting and her dreams were muddy and tarnished by reality…

  • chantemcb commented on the post, syndrome 4 months, 2 weeks ago

    she suffered from “hope springs eternal” syndrome
    until she didn’t
    until she finally realized that hope is not a strategy

  • chantemcb commented on the post, weave 4 months, 2 weeks ago

    how to weave together so many disparate personalities into one cohesive fabric of humanity?

  • chantemcb commented on the post, ornament 4 months, 3 weeks ago

    the peach colored pear ornaments glistened with fake snowflakes attached
    they represented unattainable expensive things
    and she craved them with the same passion hugh jackman had for singing and dancing

  • chantemcb commented on the post, ringtone 5 months ago

    She tried to sneak in, but the ringtone gave her away
    Why hadn’t she remembered to turn off her cellphone?!
    Now it was all for naught…

  • chantemcb commented on the post, banking 5 months ago

    she’d never expected to be in banking
    she’d thought it would be like the Mary Popppins movies
    crusty old men in grey suits
    turns out, it was more than a cliche

  • chantemcb commented on the post, occasional 5 months, 1 week ago

    she had more than the occasional doubt that she’d made the right choice
    but she’d only seen the one option at the time
    so what else could she have done?

  • chantemcb commented on the post, espresso 5 months, 1 week ago

    eyes colored like espresso
    cinnamon skin
    he’d never seen anyone so beautiful

  • chantemcb commented on the post, builders 5 months, 2 weeks ago

    they were builders of brains
    surgically removing the extraneous tissue and residual

  • chantemcb commented on the post, fun 5 months, 2 weeks ago

    how had the fun-loving, fun-living girl reached this?
    this state of curl-up-in-a-ball while wailing into her wine depression…

  • chantemcb commented on the post, broke 6 months, 1 week ago

    I’ve spent most of my life being broke.
    As a child, I never felt poor.
    As a young adult, I traveled around the world on a dime – seeing the glorious colors of each continent.
    Then I grew up and became a 1%er on paper. But charged it all.
    I lost my job and the weight of those decisions weighed on me and my family like a glacier.
    I earned…[Read more]

  • chantemcb commented on the post, flex 6 months, 1 week ago

    her cup overflowed with the bitter dregs of disappointment
    she didn’t get the role..the recognition she craved
    she’d have to flex her acting muscles
    and face the jeering crowd

  • chantemcb commented on the post, nightlight 6 months, 1 week ago

    The red and white Japanese lantern served as the nightlight for her dreams.
    As she swam to sleep, she’d see the faint light illuminate her imagination…

  • chantemcb commented on the post, skyline 6 months, 2 weeks ago

    the iridescent skyscraper filled skyline shimmed in the evening like fireflys electifying the dusk on a hot summer night

  • chantemcb commented on the post, wrong 6 months, 3 weeks ago

    i was wrong

    there.

    i said it.

    i’m sorry i labeled you.

    i’m sorry i was thoughtless.

    i’m sorry i forgot how sensitive you are and shattered your heart. again.

    i was wrong.