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The Journey Begins

Even though the beginning seems dramatic, this story is a good one. It has a happy ending. There is growth and understanding. But I didn’t always know that. I could say that it all began the day I walked outside naked, but really that was the culmination. Maybe it began in January 2014, or back […]

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The Phoenix (Rising)

It’s been a minute since I last felt the inspiration of words flowing, itching to get out. The winter was a long one. The cracks in my heart are finally starting to thaw. I feel something new blossoming from the crevasses. These lyrics came out today. Maybe the chorus of a song… The Phoenix will […]

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The Winter is Deep

I’m still in slumber. While the first blossoms peak outlike pink popcorn on trees, I sink into warm covers. But dreams don’t bring peace. Old wounds are cut fresh.I’m haunted by images of past lovers. The winter is deep. I want to be happy in the here and now,But these freezing days have left my […]

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Sorrowful

This familiar feeling wraps around me,Comforting, sad and sorrowful.My heart is hollow. I wait it out. Just one more breath,One more moment in time.Let it be. I’ll be alright.

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Sadness

Today I am sad. Today the much needed rain falls, and as much as I love the rain I can’t help but feel as dark as the grey skies. I lift my face up, but my spirit is drenched. I just want to crawl under my desk and hide. Today I am sad, and that’s […]

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My Darkest (K)Night

To My Darkest Knight, I still haven’t thanked you for being there. You were never there when I asked for you, but you were there when you needed to be. After less than a year of knowing each other you were a better friend to me than I was to you. When you came over […]

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Camp Fire & Dolphin’s Return

Toxic levels of smoke have filled the air of my city. Our neighboring town of Paradise was destroyed by the Camp Fire exactly one week ago. Headlines like “Paradise: Lost” and “Butte Camp Fire now deadliest in California history” have been flooding the news. While my home and family is safe, the entire community is […]

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