This Is Who You Are

Take a long look in the mirror right now and tell me what you see. Hips too thin, waist too fat, arms too flabby. Look closer. Tell me what you see. Eyes too far apart, nose too flat, acne scars too deep. Closer. Look deeper. Don’t you see what I see? There, right there, swimming […]

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Dear Millenials: How Do You Love?

Dear Generation Y, Hear me out. In this world of modernization, we claim to know love by insisting on “marriage equality” all the while pushing for divorce and pre-nuptial agreements. We stay in a relationship until someone more interesting comes along. We think that sex before marriage is completely normal because, hello, we have to […]

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Dear Reader: Stop Copying My Convictions

Hello, my dearest reader. I mean this in the kindest way possible. As you read through this, don’t hear my voice in your head as someone mad or annoyed. Hear the sincerity and the heartfelt concern. As much as I am immensely grateful that you hold my convictions admirable enough to imitate, I must say […]

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Loving a Cheater

Your eyes hardened in defensiveness as I confronted you with your mistake. I could hear the way your pride is telling you to just leave, just walk away, to go with who you cheated on me with. You know, someone once tempted me to stray from my love, too. The only difference is, I chose […]

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Let’s Take It Slow

Let’s take it slow Not because I’m playing it safe, but because I’m not Truth be told, you’re the surest thing I’ve got And so I want to hold on to this feeling and stretch it out I want to know everything that makes you laugh, cry, and pout Let’s take it slow Because I […]

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