• They tower over us like vultures ready to attack. I know they won’t but to know they can is an unappealing sense of fear. They look so dominant up in their watchtower. They may think they’re better than us, but we know better. We are not arrogant… we may not be strong… but one day we will gain freedom… whatever that is.

  • Life? Life is all about adapting. Why? That’s a stupid question. A more suitable question would be why not? You can’t change the things that happen to you in this crazy world we call home, you just can’t. You must adapt to the things you have know control over. Hell, I’ve adapted. You just have to roll with the punches, deal with the changes you…[Read more]

  • I stared into his eyes. “Are you serious?” I asked nervously. “Of course.” My gaze traveled to the crystal ring in his palm, he couldn’t afford diamond. I knew I loved him, but I’ve always had commitment issues. What can I say? I’m not a risk taker, I’m a planner. To make a spontaneous decision of this capacity was not a strength of mine. I looked…[Read more]

  • Remember when we were okay? When you didn’t look at me like I was something rotten. Can you remember when you smiled? Can you remember the first time we kissed? The memories keep fading, like it was too long ago. I must force myself to backtrack or I will lose all that was good about you. Like the way you surrounded me with undying love, or the…[Read more]

  • We stayed there every summer until it became routine. It was beautiful in the mountains, but quite unattractive in a different way. The mountainous view was quite splendid. You could see past the horizon and in the evening the sky went from blue to pink to blue again, this time darker. But it was so unattractive if you could not see the beauty. If…[Read more]

  • The flames licked at my heels like a lost puppy attempting to follow me home, but I would not allow it. The colors changed from red to orange to red again until all I could comprehend was white. The flames traveled up my legs until I finally freed myself from their embrace. The burns were severe but that was the least of my problems. The pain was…[Read more]

  • You know, they say you can learn a lot about someone by looking at their shoes, but not many people look down. He was wearing brown leather boots that were weathered by the many miles he walked in them. This man was rich, not by fortune, but by experience. Yes, he had a lot of that. My gaze traveled up to his eyes and suddenly we were locked in…[Read more]