Thorns and Forbearance

Too often than not, people of different sexual orientation have a hard time figuring out and accepting themselves for who they are. Unexpectedly, there is that one friend that stands by you in your journey of self-discovery. This is the ode to that friend, and to all the people who have the courage to be who they really are, and are proud of themselves. Continue reading Thorns and Forbearance

Silences, and Lovers turned strangers

It was always so loud, so obvious, the silence between us and the empty space in my bed from when you walked out some nights. You always came back though, vodka on your breath, sometimes whole, with blooming bruises on your neck and other times so broken that I would tuck you in bed with a soft kiss on your forehead and you’d grab my … Continue reading Silences, and Lovers turned strangers

Family Attacks and Generation Gap

I sit at the table, trepidation And fear builds up, as I prepare Myself for the vicious, vile venom to spew from the maws of the people for who I care.   “Oh! What a surprise!” uttered as The first attack. A simple blow, not too hard just yet. But fast, comes the onslaught. Each one, each misinformed member has a go.   Comment after … Continue reading Family Attacks and Generation Gap

An Open Letter To Society

I’d never be beautiful, you said.“Never”, I agreed. I’d never be witty, you said.“Never”, I agreed I’d never be you, you said.“Never”, I agreed.   For, upon the stars sat God, and he made me, to be me. Not to please your aesthetic sense of beauty. Your confidence remained silent, While my insecurities were loud. Your confidence remained concealed, While my insecurities were exposed. My … Continue reading An Open Letter To Society