Category Archives: Reflections
Today I awoke in fog; the sleep would not leave my eyes. I prepared for my day in slow motion. I threw my hair back in a greasy ponytail, and I went. On my way to work, I listened to … Continue reading
Strength, no weakness. Smile, and no tears. Shoulders back, don’t slouch. Stand tall, and proud.
I recently transitioned into a new job which has caused my last several weeks to be filled with training after training. This has not been discouraging or boring, but rather exciting as I soak in new skills to take with … Continue reading
“I’m like everyone else in this stupid, bloody, amazing world. I’m flawed. Impossibly so. But hopeful. I’m still me.” – The Sweet Far Thing “But the past cannot be changed, and we carry our choices with us, forward, into the … Continue reading
Once there was a small woman with no legs on all fours, continuously knock, knock, knocking on the floor. Below the spot on the floor where she sat was a room where in a bed, her daughters dreams did bloom.
In Christianity, the butterfly is a sign of Resurrection. In Asian culture, the butterfly symbolizes a long life and love. In Native American culture, it is believed the butterfly can bring your wishes to the “great spirit.”
I write for those women who do not speak, for those who do not have a voice because they were so terrified, because we are taught to respect fear more than ourselves. We’ve been taught that silence would save us, … Continue reading
I walk down a hallway within four sterile white walls of discipline. I fidget with my sleeve, aware I might achieve the very thing I came to get herein.
I’ve never been one for camouflage. I do not blend, I am not idle. My feelings flicker across my face like a slideshow for all to see.