who do you think you are?

A few months ago I set some personal goals and decided that singing at open mic’s was going to be something I wanted to do regularly. I googled ‘local open mic’ and found one that was up the street from my apartment every Monday. Monday approached and I decided to check it out first before singing. Upon my arrival I noticed that the coffee shop was occupied by mostly hipsters: women with bald heads, men…
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on self-care

Last May 2015 I decided to be single for a while. I had just gotten out of a relationship that was on and off for three years and going nowhere fast at extreme speeds. It wasn’t my first dance with romantic love. Prior to this relationship I was in a 1.5 year long relationship with my first love that came to a mutually confusing and painful ending. After my second relationship ended for the trillionth…
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incommon

chasing you meant running away from myself wanting you meant avoiding myself and my own happiness but at that time facing myself was too scary too too scary my wounds were too heavy they would have killed me at that time loss of blood So I chased you and then I caught you it was kind of surprising. and then you fell in love with me and we would miscommunicate and you would run away…
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why not?

There’s a rate-race-dating-mentality that’s super prevalent among my fellow twenty-somethings everyones afraid no ones saying how they really feel quick to give up to force things why give up so easily? let go, sure but why, give up? men are all predisposed in the same fashion women are all predisposed in the same fashion we only vary by the level of our mental and emotional health one of my best friends and I we’re on…
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On Being a Woman

In how many ways can we adorn our bodies? In an attempt to Be “beautiful” In an attempt to Feel loved Long hair Tiny frame Mother Teresa complex Face masked with make up Heart full of fear Mind full of angst Why don’t we approach the definition of Beauty with Curiosity and Honesty? Why don’t we Redefine beauty in a way that accommodates us Instead of vise versa Why don’t we Together Reject Physical perfectionism…
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