The Art of Apologizing

The Art of Apologizing

“Hold me now, it’s hard for me to say I’m sorry” -Chicago Can we all agree that it’s not easy to apologize? It takes a lot of humility to admit that you were wrong and then say you’re sorry. Some people will go their whole life without offering a single apology to...
Forgiveness Is Not Absolution

Forgiveness Is Not Absolution

It is a form of self-acceptance I took forgiveness for granted until someone truly, fundamentally, wronged me. I judged that only people who weren’t willing to put in the work would hold onto resentment over choosing to embrace forgiveness. I made up the story that...
Never Leave Me, My Love.

Never Leave Me, My Love.

A poem on Separation. Parting from you inflicts wounds in my chest.My heart is on fire, slowly dying within my breast. Nocure can heal the wound of living apart.The scimitar of separation has pierced deep within my heart. Mymind is in pain, soul walking on live...
The Enduring Allure of Fairy Tales

The Enduring Allure of Fairy Tales

Fairytales are archaic stories, shot through with whimsical and fantastical elements. At first glance they might appear to make no sense and yet, the slow dawn of delayed realization reveals that scarily, they make very much sense. How was it that in all our glory of...
We Are All Made of Stars

We Are All Made of Stars

On embracing solitude  The year is 2016. I’m a teacher’s aide sitting in a year seven science class. The grey-haired teacher with kind eyes leans over the bench eyeing the girls.  “There’s no new water on earth. The water your body is made of is billions of years...

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