Beneath The Wisdom Of Trees

These days, my favorite moments are spent pressing my body into soft grass and gazing up at the sun that beams down between hundreds of delicate, green leaves. I never meant for it to become a ritual – almost instinctual in how I crave a certain spot, a certain tree to bring me peace andContinue reading “Beneath The Wisdom Of Trees”

We Were Golden

We were golden like the leaves that fell around us. Lost, but content with the quiet that comes with no direction in mind. I let you in. Revealed myself to be more than what you bargained for. Amongst the leaves we fell. You wanted me to be yours but I can only belong to myself.Continue reading “We Were Golden”

Try A Little Tenderness

Sundays always remind me of the promises I made to myself once the work day is done on Friday afternoons. On Fridays, I set all these goals for myself for the weekend. To clean, To do laundry, to prep meals. None of it ever happens. I get lost in stories. Consume the words of poetsContinue reading “Try A Little Tenderness”

The Places You Have Come To Fear the Most

A couple of months ago, I wrote about my cat, Mr. Buckley. Tonight, I write to tell you and to grieve the fact he is no longer here. As soon as I left the vet clinic, empty carrier in hand, the skies opened up and poured rain the whole way home. It felt a bitContinue reading “The Places You Have Come To Fear the Most”

At The Golden Gate

At the Golden Gate I remembered. My feet carried me forward, but my mind pulled me back down. Back to you. The way your smile lit up my surroundings and you were the only one I could see. The way your words felt like a soft caress against my skin. How I wanted to breatheContinue reading “At The Golden Gate”

Dancing In The Dark

Most nights you can catch me staring up at the night sky. I can see the mountains in the distance and the stars peeking through the clouds. These nights bring me a sense of calm and wonder. It reminds me of how vast our Universe is and that there are things greater than myself thatContinue reading “Dancing In The Dark”