11 Blocks…

We’re all on our own journeys. But sometimes when your mind won’t stop, you just need to take a minute and listen to someone else’s story… 11 blocks from my door to your doorstep Three years later and it feels too close

Tourist

Sometimes I feel like a tourist in my own mind. I don’t always like what I’m seeing or hearing but I have to remind myself that I volunteered to come here. Sometimes I feel like a tourist in my own body. It feels familiar yet unfamiliar at the same time. Like the people on the streets or…

The Reason

I create… I create to open doors and windows and minds. I create to satiate the need inside of me. I create… I create in order to love, to discover, to climb. I create to find a way through the darkness, to be reminded of the light. I create a “me” that I see and…

In My Own Company

Solitude is the best friend that I always look forward to seeing I enjoy my own company far more than others When no one is talking I can finally hear Myself think

Those Who Risk, Win.

On Monday, I went to see Joss Whedon and Mark Ruffalo speak as part of the Directors Series at Tribeca Film Festival. There was a point where Joss started talking about how, years after Buffy, he finally realized that he was writing about himself. That he was, in fact, Buffy the Vampire Slayer. He realized that…

Closeted Fear

In response to the Daily Post’s prompt “Closet” When I was a kid I was afraid of my closet. The same way I was afraid to go to sleep with my door closed or the hallway light off. In fact, when it came to sleeping, there were a lot of things I was afraid of….

The Fight is Done, The War is Won…

Sometimes we must fight in order to be free… I thought about trying to write something that would be just as powerful as the 30 Seconds to Mars song, “This is War”, but then I realized that the most powerful thing to be said is the song itself. The connection I feel to this song,…

Key Takeaway

Give your newer sisters and brothers-in-WordPress one piece of advice based on your experiences blogging. The best advice I can think is one that I had to tell myself for a long time. It’s one that I sometimes still have a hard time accepting. Don’t pressure yourself into writing just because you feel like you…

Those Seven Little Words

Khalil Gibran once said that people will never understand one another unless language is reduced to seven words. What would your seven words be?   I will always come back to you.