This is pretty long. and to be honest, this recount is more for me than it is for whoever is reading. I want to remember every possible memory, moment, person, laugh or song that I need to keep this experience alive and real. I would be doing an injustice and disservice to the stories I […]

July 11, 2017

Meet You There- Thailand Reflection

** note this was going to be an Instagram caption and then I realized it was too long so alas, here’s a blog post. Can I talk to my single ladies for a minute? Or even single dudes too if you care to tap into this conversation. I recently watched a video by Jamie Grace about […]

May 4, 2017

This post is about dating.

29/30 Aren’t you tired of placing your heart in hands that will never truly understand how to hold it ? can’t you feel it every time you give pieces of yourself to those who don’t deserve it ? You are not a lonely whole filler Your body is not meant to be a space heater […]

May 2, 2017


28/30 Today, today I will take all the light that it has to offer And I will store the rays in mason jars like fireflies I will keep it for the days when I have to make my own sunshine I will keep laughter and smiles and all the parts of life that have a way […]

May 1, 2017


Inspired by Rationale by Vessels And even when you leave, I will still be open doors I will still be no vacancy sort of heart  because that room will always be yours  And even when I come home  And your drawers are empty There will always be space for you And I know — this […]

April 27, 2017


I made a joke, told him that I have an unintentional habit of stealing hearts  He said So, what? Do you just store them all somewhere  I said yeah, something like that He asked, is mine there? Because I think I misplaced it I said no, I did not have it and not because I […]

April 27, 2017


I did not know that my years of silence,  discomfort in my own voice  and my own skin was only a slow, steady and building revolution  a volcano rumbling, a purr not quite a roar in the back of a Lioness throat  It was not complacency  it was not solely out of fear  I was […]

April 27, 2017


If you pick up your pen and the only language it knows is sadness then let it speak, let it breathe  give all the necessary pages  sadness needs to fill  Because when it is time for your pen to learn how to dance on the pages  and find a new rhythm, there will be no […]

April 27, 2017


When they tell you your story is over, show them your empty hands tell them how you are not the one writing in the first place

April 27, 2017


22/30 Look at the way she lights up a room Look at the way her joy is not her circumstance Look at her grace, her effortless grace Her ocean touching sand like grace Her salt air, whimsy unapologetic way of living Look at her beauty Her untouched, cannot be defined girl of freedom Daughter of […]

April 23, 2017