Do you ever have those moments where your heart feels distressed? Where that organ pumping blood through your body just becomes stiff and it starts to ache so bad that you feel like you're having a heart attack. Where your stomach starts to churn for no apparent reason and you feel like you're about to … Continue reading Losing my energy
I despise myselfwhat about youI’m very hard to lovemaybe you should leave me too. I am not specialso please don’t praise me like thator else I’ll fall in lovewith myself all over again. How do you not see these scarsand this imperfect flesh?Why would anyone love mewhen I'm an ugly mess? I am not a … Continue reading Do you still want me?
The air is so humid that I can barely breathe. Sweat is pouring down my body like a river down a mountain. The electricity has been gone for the past five hours and according to our neighbors, a transformer exploded and it'll take forever to repair it. We've been without electricity before but not for … Continue reading The first time I gave up
We're six people, and we live in a two apartment bedroom. My dad drives a taxi and he works twelve hours each day to make ends meet. I work part time and I'm looking for a full time job. My older brother temporarily drives an Uber and he's saving money to pay for a certification … Continue reading Making ends meet
The white-hot chocolate seems bland. It's mixed with cups of sugar but my tongue can't seem to hold onto the taste.The cup is warm, and I wrap my fingers around it to take away the coldness of winter.Part of me is wishing I didn’t come, but that other part of me, the curious one is … Continue reading The first date