Dream Big or Be Realistic

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I’m tired of the notion that says if you risk everything on the whim of hope that you’re not being realistic. Does it have to be one or the other? I’m all about dreaming and dreaming big, but I’m also all about being realistic. Being realistic doesn’t mean that I don’t dream big. Being realistic doesn’t mean ...

Fear

Fear. I have fought against you for far too long. Late nights, early mornings, all throughout the day. You stole precious moments. You stole pieces of my clay—leaving me now both fragmented and on display. You turned my world into a game of hide and seek, but only I hid. You were there, wherever I went, whatever ...

Just Dance

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As a kid, I was full of jokes. In fact, a day never went by that I didn't find myself in the middle of a prank. I loved to smile, and I loved to laugh. But more than anything, I loved to dance. Unfortunately, somewhere along the journey, life stole that childlike innocence from me.  I no longer had time ...

Just Die Already

I was young when my grandfather died so the exact details of that last hospital visit seem as distant as a foreign country. To my understanding, he suffered from a heart attack that subsequently left him holding on to life by way of machine. I was too young to make sense of the entire situation, but ...