Poetry

I have been dying to tell you

I have been dying to tell you I’m sorry I’m sorry for the coulda beens and shoulda beens The missed opportunities I’m sorry for the fear that kept me Keeps me From authentically being myself around you I’m sorry I kept you in this box Of what everyone else thinks of you I’m sorry I… Continue reading I have been dying to tell you

Book thoughts

Self-Delusions

I really enjoyed Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion by Jia Tolentino. Jia writes the kind of book I would love to write one day. It's intelligent, analytical, witty and laden with personal experience from her own life. She doesn't pretend like she knows all the answers or that her view is the right one. She… Continue reading Self-Delusions

Book thoughts

Big Magic, Humble Beginnings

I’ll admit, I was a bit skeptical about reading Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert. My friend lent me the book (without having read it first, I might add). I was convinced this was going to be some hoaky (this is definitely not a word) white people mess selling me self-help crap about living my best… Continue reading Big Magic, Humble Beginnings