Monthly Archives: May 2013

confessions on the last day of may

confession: the foods i crave never taste as good as i make believe that they do and most of them hurt my guts to eat.  confession: the exception to the above confession is mango. a mango tastes sweeter and thicker and yummier than i remember … Continue reading

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be more

“I was always too much for people, and, of course, now I realize that I wasn’t too much for people, it’s just that people are too little for themselves.” –Panache Desai   i’ve been making myself “small” since kindergarten. with … Continue reading

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gray blobby monster

my old kitty cat died eleven days ago. she was 19 years old. she was more than my pet, she was my familiar. she didn’t die of old age. i had to make the decision to euthanize her. only i didn’t make … Continue reading

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listing reasons

i’ve spent most of my life attempting to prove to myself that i’m lovable while simultaneously insisting that i am unworthy of the love i receive. this thinking creates crazy-making. the ones who have loved me are rarely trusted and i’ve often … Continue reading

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for gigi and everyone

everybody wants to love you.not everybody can, due to their own limitations, but everybody wants to.deep in the center of the heart, the heart longs to love everyone everywhere all the time.the heart knows how to do only this one … Continue reading

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freedom

make it count. remember when you wake up each day: this is your life. don’t waste another second being sad for what is over and who has gone. stop crying. seriously, stop crying. you’ve cried enough. more tears won’t help you … Continue reading

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stories

there was a time when stories would speak inside my mind as soon as i laid down to sleep and wouldn’t let me sleep until i got up and wrote them down. i fought them. i didn’t want to write … Continue reading

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