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please. please please please.
no more ache and pain.
no more.
please please please.

oh the ache.

i need an end.

it won. and i
will die.

» Posted By reese On 01.03.2019 @ 8:12 pm


She often thought she had been cheated out of her childhood and early teen years. There were no photos of her parents and brother proudly flanking her at high school graduation. The family sedan never received its first fender bender from her first driving attempt.

» Posted By Reese On 03.20.2017 @ 5:14 pm


I couldn’t help but stare at Ashley with a look of dumbfounded pity. In what was definitely a display of naïveté and wishful thinking, she had allowed two, strange men to park her car.

“Ashley, how long has it been since they said they would park your car?”

She tilts her head and scrunches her brow, trying to equate drunk time with realtime. “Well, I had a shot with Becca, talked with John, and now I’m here talking with you. Oh and this,” she raises an orange concoction, “is my second drink, a ‘Sex on the Beach.’ Funny name right?”

It takes a lot of restraint to not slap my forehead in exasperation. “How long, Ash?” I ask.

“Um. I guess 15 minutes.”

“Oh shit,” I mutter under my breath. We would be lucky if we even caught a glimpse of her car speeding out of the lot into the night. Luckier still would be if our parents didn’t kill us for going to Cabo for Spring Break.

» Posted By Reese On 03.18.2017 @ 11:46 am


It was time she conquered her fears; it was time she baked a cake. A quizzical glance and a slight electrical buzz later, the oven was preheated to 400.

» Posted By Reese On 03.11.2017 @ 4:58 pm


She opened the box and grasped the wooden rattle her grandfather had made for her mother. Marveling at the intricate pattern – a green paisley print interspersed with yellow stars – she couldn’t help but be excited at the thought of her little bundle of joy entering the world.

» Posted By Reese On 03.05.2017 @ 7:58 pm


Very sneaky. hard to find. Can’t find them. serious.

» Posted By Reese On 11.29.2016 @ 12:54 pm


Incense is a word that explains a scent of something and it has a unique smell. A lot of time incense are essential oils. I have smelled incents in church. The only scent I know is Frankincense

» Posted By reese On 01.08.2016 @ 5:30 am


I miss the firsts and the frequencies at which they occurred. The first time you asked to hold my hand. To share a kiss. To be your girlfriend. But, I love the familiarity and the comfort we have with one another. I love us.

» Posted By Reese On 12.28.2014 @ 7:45 pm


I carry these burdens,
strapped to my back,
in old trunks,
fastened together by
brass buckles and
and travel stickers,
Cincinnati, Austin,
and Lafayette.

Sturdy like an oak tree,
flexible like a branch and its
leaves billowing in the wind.
I’d like to think I’m these things as I
climb up my 24th flight of stairs.

But in the end, I’m just a lone
leaf in the wind. Aimless and
lacking direction.

» Posted By Reese On 09.27.2014 @ 6:03 pm


He never imagined that it would be like this.

Adrenaline constantly coursing through his veins, sirens blaring off in the distance.

A pretty smile next to him as stacks of cash spilled over the edges of burlap bags.

“Give me a kiss, baby.”

» Posted By Reese On 09.24.2014 @ 8:57 am


I was hardly coherent as strings and jumbles of words poured out of my mouth.

In the blur of events that transpired, all I can remember is the look on your face when you said “I love you,” and the big goofy smile that crossed my face when you said it.

» Posted By Reese On 09.22.2014 @ 5:11 pm


I was not prepared to be an aunt; I was not even prepared for kindergarten.

How could my brother do this to me?

I’m the cute one, not this weird, crying, tiny human.

» Posted By Reese On 09.18.2014 @ 3:27 pm


Instead of a resting bitch face, I have a perpetual frown.

“I’m NOT sad,” I exclaim. “My face just looks like that!”

How ironic that my name means “smile.”

» Posted By Reese On 09.16.2014 @ 5:36 pm


It’s so crazy to me how easily you managed to sweep me off my feet. I always thought my two left feet anchored me to the floor, made me unmovable. But, here you are: sweeping me off my feet, teaching me what it means to not only love yourself, but to love another person.

» Posted By Reese On 09.15.2014 @ 4:20 pm


When we were young,
autumns were all about the leaves changing colors,
new semesters beginning,
tailgating and drinking pilsners
during college football season.

So many secrets were shared
under warm blankets, next to
campfires, with marshmallows melting
and charring off the tips of sticks.

Now, it’s all of those things, but
with the added warmth of knowing
that you’ll be there through
all of the seasons.

» Posted By Reese On 09.09.2014 @ 6:57 pm


We fought about everything. We even fought about the shoes that he bought me. I wanted to wear them but he thought they were not right for where we were going. Fighting. All the time. It was a never ending process.

» Posted By Reese On 05.05.2014 @ 7:53 pm


To find herself here, at this time was unacceptable. She’s a square, not one for the cool crowd. Why had she come. As Delaney decided to leave, resigned to the fact that she wasn’t his type, Mr. Wonderful appeared before her. He seemed relieved to see her.

» Posted By Reese On 11.23.2012 @ 11:49 am


Chelsea lay in a supine position, listening to what was being told to her. Not really believing what she’d just heard, she weighed her options. In a measured response she said, “John, I believe when should end this now. I don’t believe anyone needs to die over an affair.”

» Posted By Reese On 11.14.2012 @ 1:05 pm


i like to begin my morning with coffee and a nice walk. it clears my head and gets me ready for the day. my days are always so busy and that moment just walking with my coffee and the crisp air or warm sun, that’s my moment, that’s me time.

» Posted By Reese On 09.20.2012 @ 7:39 pm


The gum i am chewing is delicious and it taste like the sun of the morning summer day with the dew in the sky falling on my face as i run thru the woods of nottingham awaiting the gnome that will teach me the way to tie shoes in a knot that only a man of great strength could undue.

» Posted By reese On 07.25.2012 @ 4:04 pm


saturday im goin to see a movie with kelsey, annalie and i think, jasmine. Its the Madea movei and it should be funny…especially since i can get the humor. Before the movie im going to help the Lynch’s move into their new house! Its going to be great seeing them again since theyve been gone for alomst 2 years and they are such a nice family.

» Posted By Reese On 06.29.2012 @ 2:50 pm


Misplaced. Displaced. Of Interest.

» Posted By Reese On 06.20.2012 @ 11:45 am


The boy could only see so much through the hinge of the door. He could see, in the dim light, two figures in the dark, figures he knew in daylight but now through that tiny crack they look not the same. Melded together, twisted – twisted by the bedsheets that freshly came from the laundry, through that hinge of the door they could’ve been practicing how to plough a field.

» Posted By Reese On 01.24.2012 @ 7:18 am


Nobody really knows what’s down below. Some say it’s a fiery pit of hot burning lava governed by a two horned creature that’s uglier than your neighbor’s squealing baby. Some say it’s nothing but earth, worms, and worms eating dead bodies. I would probably never know what’s down below until someone buries me alive and I (if fortunate enough) live to tell the tale.

» Posted By Reese On 01.17.2012 @ 11:47 pm


It works like magic. Especially in high school, on the cruddiest days, a random smile or ‘hello’ from a stranger can do wonders to my mindset and mood. If I’m walking like a zombie, a compassionate look or a listening ear is what gets me through the day. People claim to not have it, but everyone has a compassionate bone, even if it’s just a single tarsal.

» Posted By Reese On 10.13.2011 @ 2:30 pm


I miss so many people back home. Oregon and Washington are my first true loves and where I first fell in love.

Trees. Ocean. camping friends music pizza water fountains

The pacific northwest has no equal anywhwere else in the country.

I am homesick!!! Take me HOME!

» Posted By Reese On 08.19.2011 @ 7:51 pm


That’s all I want. I mean, that’s all I wanted to do. And then I did. And now, as I sit alone in my big apartment and look at all the things I just HAD to have and all the things I worked so hard to get and I think about the job that I’ve broke my back for, I think: Is this really what it means to succeed? I’m surrounded, but alone. I’ve got the money, but it doesn’t buy what I wish it would. I’ve got it all, but I’ve got nothing.

» Posted By Reese On 08.18.2011 @ 8:01 am


I just told you what the problem was.

I don’t understand why this is such a big issue.

The fact that you don’t is the problem.


You are my problem.

Can you be my problem too?

» Posted By Reese On 08.17.2011 @ 7:37 am


“Painted,” I looked painted, he said. As he threw his keys on the table, he couldn’t resist one last opportunity to scar my sole.

» Posted By Reese On 06.07.2011 @ 2:39 am


I lost it in front of all of my friends. My life changed and I was now witnessing the shape of things to come. The future didn’t look bright. There,in front of everyone was the man who dumped me with the woman he loved.

» Posted By Reese On 03.20.2011 @ 8:01 am

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