March 14, 2018

Tiny Poems From Once Before (Again)

1:01 AM

All that I thought
to be true
was false
and all that I fought
to be right

Another round of too much thinking and too much feeling has led me to crack open my poetry journals oncemore. As of late, my brain has been going a million miles a minute. It's become a rarity for me to be able to form my thoughts coherently enough to become poetry. My mind is constantly being pushed and pulled in a wide array of different directions. And although I haven't been writing as much, I am fully aware of the sense of welcoming and comfort that reading your own writing can give.

March 7, 2018

The Choices We Make

If young people had to draw a map of their life with the current knowledge they have, where to begin and where it will stop would all be a blur. The perfect decision, a path without obstacles and trials is impossible to discern. Sometimes we have to take our best guess and take comfort in the fact that we are in the best position to ask ourselves what we want. We know what the paper looks like and we have the path in mind, so even if we're doing it blindfolded we are not completely unprepared.