Everything deflated like a balloon. That’s what it felt like to be broken up with. It wasn’t devastating. My identity remained unaltered in her absence, but the air went out. … Continue reading In Defense of Your Ex
I can be a bull in a china shop. That can lead to power struggles.
Moments way before this one stung with my loneliness. My entire adolescence, the wake of disappointments in college, the year I moved to another city and it didn’t work out. … Continue reading Notes on Loneliness
Probably one of the more embarrassing posts I’ve ever written. That’s what makes it honest.
I don’t want you to think of love as rag doll, always one blunder away from being ripped away forever.
“You have an open door, but don’t let people in”
Every person I ever loved tells me I compliment them too much, that my tongue is an infinite unraveling spool—thread words sewing the few inches between us. I don’t know … Continue reading The Mushy Poem
Losing my religion has complicated my relationship with my parents.
If we are friends, this is for you.
We’ll go barreling through the myths, the titles, the songs together.