Did I drive you away?

Coldplay has consistently been my go to music for long commutes, road trips and late night cruises. I’ve cried oceans of tears to this track alone over the years because it echoes my own heartfelt sentiments. Whenever I want to evoke deep emotions over the present, future or past, I play “sparks” and allow myself […]

I was his Marilyn Monroe..

“I’ve never fooled anyone. I’ve let men fool themselves. They didn’t bother to find out who and what I was. Instead they would invent a character for me. I wouldn’t argue with them. They were obviously loving somebody I wasn’t.”

Phoenix art museum 🎨

I love art that provokes profound thoughts within me and pulls all my dark emotions to the surface. I appreciate art and music that inspires and speaks to me in ways people can’t. For example, I’ve seen these pieces in person at least a handful of times and each instance I’ve walked away with something […]

Rumor has it: Right idea, wrong person

I spend more free time there than I do here, so I understand everyone’s obvious curiosity when it comes to our friendship. But people fail to realize that I never share what I don’t want known. My best friend keeps my secrets, but she’s NOT my secret. You’re barking up the wrong tree. Yes, there […]

This August marks 10 years

10 years without her beautiful smile, her infectious laughter and unforgettable hugs. The absence of her is still cripplingly painful and ever present for me. Like learning to live without a limb, I’m always aware of my loss and residual pain. I’ve learned to cope and accept her death but allowing myself to let go […]

Just like Halsey, I’m bad at love

“Got a boy back home in Michigan And it tastes like Jack when I’m kissing him..” I remember your whiskey kisses, your eager hands and cat like green eyes. You loved having my scent all over you throughout the day, wearing the same shirts to work that I’d worn the night before. You bought my […]