Browsing All Posts published on »December, 2011«

Music: My Soul Food

December 24, 2011

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I’ve seen and heard a lot of quotes about music but one has always stayed with me, possibly because of how true it rings to me: I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force […]

My Best Friends

December 22, 2011

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Another in a series of introductions to those I love: My best friends. I would not have been able to live without these people. Together, they have created a world in which I have become who I am and am becoming who I will be. Believe it or not, this was harder to write than […]

My Dad

December 19, 2011

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This will be a first in a series of introductions of the people I love. To be honest, that last post took a lot out of me, in the sense that I’m finding it hard to write creatively. Instead, in honor of a promise to myself to keep writing, I’m going to just write what […]

Death

December 19, 2011

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I think, when someone dies, it happens in waves, just like healing from it does. When my mom died, there was the initial “she’s dead” moment. Granted, my mother’s death may not be such a good example – she went into cardiac arrest and had signed a DNR (do not resuscitate) form, but she was […]

American Sentence 2

December 19, 2011

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Today my words failed me because, you see, I so often failed my brain.

American Sentence 1

December 19, 2011

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Broken glass scattered on the street, I pretend it’s just ice crystals.

Empty Future

December 19, 2011

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I don’t miss who you used to be An empty shell Condemned to hell No fire, no flames Alone A plain of endless broken flowers Petals gone and you’re to blame And yet you know enough to tell You are to blame for this, as well And so alone you’ll ever be And so alone […]