Life Update: This Is Hard

Hey guys! It has been about two months since I quit my full time job at the dentist office so I feel like it’s time for an update. Since quitting my job, having more time has made a lot of things possible for me: I was able to accept a contract to write my first … More Life Update: This Is Hard

Splinters

Splinters in my hands from opening the door so much. Letting you back in is a mistake I like choosing. It never matters how much my finger tips bleed in agony. Sharp pieces cutting at the palms of my hands as I slam it shut. My tears haven’t dried yet. Footsteps creeping back upstairs to … More Splinters

I Did It… Again

It was Saturday morning. I had just woke up and the first thing on my mind was my job. I couldn’t even enjoy my weekend, because I was dreading going into my job and punching in at 7:45 in two days. I had been bothered for a few weeks which you know if read my … More I Did It… Again

The Setback

I didn’t see it. I didn’t realize how… … how natural it is… … how inescapable it is. I thought that I was a failure Like I wasn’t doing it right Like I was behind in life Like I was STAGNANT. I thought that my family would judge me Like I wasn’t trying hard enough … More The Setback

History… My History

Standing out in the fields under a scorching sun Arrested under the fear of whips and rabid dogs Forced to pick cotton or reproduce, whether we wanted to or not Sounds like history… my history.   Perched on our hands and knees until they bled dark red Scrubbing floors, washing dishes, cleaning windows Using gritty … More History… My History

Misha’s Room Episode 3: The Reconstruction

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!! I hope you’ve been enjoying 2019 so far, and thank you for bringing me along (a lot of people got left in 2018 haha). Welcome back to Misha’s Room, loves! This episode is about reconstructing yourself. People say ‘new year, new me’ but we rarely discuss the difficulties of the growing process. … More Misha’s Room Episode 3: The Reconstruction