No Christmas Spirit for My Spirit

Christmas cheer should be the thing that’s chirping in my ears instead of breaking glass and building walls to surround myself from what they call Christmas Spirit. The cold envelopes me in big hugs and no one to cuddle with but my pillows and blankets. Santas in their Santa suits asking children what they wish […]

Mirrors

Looking at myself reflection, wondering what happened to the sparkle in my eyes, the life hidden in my smile, to the gusto of doing something that was extraordinarily me. Looking at the people surrounding me, looking at my reflection in their sun glasses and their eyes, makes me whisper questions to myself, “Who are you?” […]

Sometimes I Think I Grew Up Too Fast

At one point between the age of seventeen to nineteen, I think I grew up a little more than I should have wanted and needed. At twenty years old, I feel old and tired and weary about some of the things that are happening and might happen in my life. I lost friends in the […]

We Can’t Turn Back Time

“Wake up every morning and tell yourself that you’re a badass bitch from hell and that no one can fuck with you and then don’t let anybody fuck with you.” Three years have gone and I feel like I’ve moved on. If I were to be that same eighteen year old girl who cried and […]

When The Bitch Called Anxiety Gets in Your House Without Permission

She comes when you least expect it, like when you’re doing dishes or fixing your things for school Like a whiplash of overwhelming emotions just coming towards you even though you are already holding the stop sign It won’t stop, your brain goes on over drive thinking about the many scenarios that may or may […]

Breathe, Let Go and Relax

“I can breathe, let go and relax” What I repeat when I feel like I’m going to lose my temper “I can breathe, let go and relax” Everything is spinning and I feel anxious “I can breathe, let go and relax” Says the voice in my head who is trying to calm me “I can […]

Daily Post Weekly Writing Challenge: What’s Up?

“Dude, you have no business here. Go away.” I told Marco for the nth time to leave me alone. “Hazel, I won’t leave you here. It’s dark and I don’t want to end this night with us fighting again.” he replied. It’s dark and scary alright, but I sure as hell wouldn’t want to ride […]