Category Archives: This Is Me

The Bleeding of Me

Imagine that you are thrown into a pool without knowing how to swim. The pool is full of obstacles that you must get through just to make it to the shallow end where you can finally breathe. This is how … Continue reading

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Hello Beauty, Hello Strange

I grew up in a family of women who got stuff done. Last-minute changes in plans and we now have an extra five mouths to feed? The women made it happen. Someone was injured during a nerf gun battle while … Continue reading

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On The Eve Of Turning 36

I have been thinking of you – the seed I never sowed the bun I never baked. I feel it – the eleventh month of my body and the calendar. Tomorrow will be my birthday. My spring is gone and … Continue reading

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My Light

It is hard sometimes, to rise above it – the fear the hate the things we covet my own light dims when anger rages – the news the trauma locking kids in cages No! Not me! I will not fall … Continue reading

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If I Could Go Back In Time

i would travel to fifteen and tell her to hold her head high to not compare herself to other girls now or at thirty-five for we are not the kind of beautiful that turns heads or steals breaths we are … Continue reading

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May I Have This Dance?

Most of you know how much I love music and dancing! I have been having quite a few people ask me for song recommendations lately. I dance all of the time, but when I feel the NEED to dance it’s … Continue reading

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Life Lessons, A Change in Direction, and 2020

I think we can all agree that this year has been less than ideal, but I have to say this year has taught me a few lessons. I have learned that things I used to excuse are no longer excusable. … Continue reading

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Dancing in Seconds

I’m drenched in madness tangled in blue I’m walking barefoot through icy streams and I’m here with you My body is crying and screaming out and I know you’ve built up walls but that won’t stop me from walking and … Continue reading

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The Nothing Fight, Part 1

I hate grocery shopping! Let me rephrase that. I don’t mind grocery shopping, I actually kind of enjoy it when I can take my time, there’s lots of fresh produce to browse through, the aisles are almost void of people, … Continue reading

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I Will Rise

right now at this very moment the wolf inside is trying to free herself of me to sink her teeth into flesh but as she bares them, growling she fades away to nothing the dragon that lives in my chest … Continue reading

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