Emma Carter (Pt. 1)

My room hasn’t been clean in months. My head is a cloudy mess. My body isolated from society. I haven’t left my bed besides to binge eat in two weeks. I don’t remember the last time I showered. My friends gave up on me. I don’t blame them. Maybe I should get out of bedContinue reading “Emma Carter (Pt. 1)”

Self Care

Self care is laughing at yourself instead of beating yourself up. Self care is going to sleep at 8pm because you’re tired. Self care is eating when you’re hungry. Self care is not buying yourself things you don’t need, in hopes that it’ll cure your broken mind. It’s letting yourself be upset, and doing somethingContinue reading “Self Care”

He lied comfortingly.

“I know how you feel.” He lied comfortingly. “I’m not sure I believe you.” I said, awkwardly fiddling with my hands. “I know, but you will. You just need time.” He said, and I stupidly believed him. His lies were reoccurring. Comfort grew in his lies. Our relationship crumbled, but I couldn’t bear to liveContinue reading “He lied comfortingly.”

Snowy February Night

The cold, crisp February air turns my face red, something you’ve always been good at, too. We’re standing outside as the snow falls around us. It’s not the first snowfall of the year, but it’s the first in a while. A flake falls onto your nose and we laugh. I’m filled with a joy onlyContinue reading “Snowy February Night”

A year’s time.

            Mid-summer. Sticky air. The sun set at 8 pm, now it was 9. The stars were out. The humidity ran high, but so did our spirits. We all had the weekend off from work. We could be out all night if we wanted. The possibilities were endless. We sat on the beach, the sand stillContinue reading “A year’s time.”