This poem is my way of attempting to crawl out of this funk I feel so stuck in lately. Sometimes it’s hard to persevere when we aren’t achieving our goals as quickly as we had imagined.
Why do I put on makeup? Why do I stay silent when I have things to say? Ultimately, the answer is fear. It can be really hard to overcome such fears…
What do you do to refill your soul when you’re burnt out?
In the fight to be unique and to be ourselves, we should try to use our emotions to propel us forward. After all, emotions are there to guide us and propel us into growth.
Every time it rains, it’s as if my body is finally able to calm down. It’s as if rain is the universe’s way of telling me I’m not as alone as I may feel.
Once I realized I was doing a terrible job of listening to and standing up for others, I realized it was because I wasn’t listening to or standing up for myself or my values either.
Have you ever felt the need to separate yourself from a toxic person? Or maybe you’ve wished you could change a family member, friend, or boyfriend/girlfriend whose values simply don’t align with yours anymore?
A Photo-Poetry Collaboration
Society tends to make us feel like there’s something wrong with retreating or distancing ourselves from the world at times. It’s that extrovert ideal again.
Republicans, Democrats, we’re all the same DNA yet we forget that just .1 percent makes us different. How do we recognize the similarities…
No Name | A Photo-Poetry Collaboration: There is a sense of drowning an endless pondering that lingers wanders down the endless hallways of the mind.
Falling Up and Destiny | A Photo-Poetry Collaboration: I found a great person. I realized there’s not much anyone knows about him.
I never felt I fit in and I always wondered why…
Fire and Snow | A Photo-Poetry Collaboration: a sinuous dance, warm light, a place for stories…
Extroverts rule society’s assumptions about behavior because of their natural confidence. It doesn’t help that introverts tend to avoid conflict whenever possible. As a result, we are made to believe we must be outgoing and overly confident to gain success.