Bang

I thought it would be hard. Perhaps it was, perhaps it was the hardest decision of my life, but in that moment it was easy. I wasn’t nervous, wasn’t scared, wasn’t upset. For what felt like the first time I was happy: at peace.    It was probably painful. I think it was why everything… Continue reading Bang

Too Young to Realize

I was young. Too young to realize what was really happening. Too young to realize this was love. Too young to realize it was one sided. Too young to realize I was being used.    I remember the way my heart started to pound, a wide smile filled with teeth gracing my face when she… Continue reading Too Young to Realize

Things People Need to Realize about Mental Illness

It isn’t just us being lazy. It isn’t being tired or weak willed or grumpy. It isn’t us just not wanting to try or change. They are called mental illnesses for a reason.    It is being so weak and tired and powerless that simply breathing takes all of your energy. It is never being… Continue reading Things People Need to Realize about Mental Illness

A Deep Introspection: Sort-of

When we close our eyes and search for something meaningful: when we close our eyes and feel nothing but self-pity, what does it matter? What do these actions help? Sometimes I look in the mirror without seeing. I see features, I see what I look like to everyone else, but I don’t see me. I… Continue reading A Deep Introspection: Sort-of

Noticing : A Story Through Different Genres (1/4)

This piece is an example of Flash Fiction. This is part one of four of my "A Story Through Different Genres" series. Some like this one are a little shorter, while others are a little longer. Not too long though, I promise. I will have a new one coming out each week so you don't… Continue reading Noticing : A Story Through Different Genres (1/4)