man wearing guy fawkes mask while sitting on silver honda civic

Have you ever been friends with an outcast?  When I was seventeen my social circle consisted of the youth group at my church. I grew up in a small town so we had basically the same set of teenagers attending every week.  There was one kid in my[…]

paper hearts of different size pinned on pink surface

We were only a teen crush. However, that crush felt larger to me than love. I chased it and found it only to end up losing it to my best friend.

seashore with coconut tree under blue sky during daytime

Living Water is my second favorite poem that I have ever written. I also wrote this poem when I was a seventeen-year-old girl back in good ole 1999. I was raised in a deeply religious family. Faith was the root that kept my family together despite a lot of[…]

withered flower with scattered petals on white surface

Exposure was the very first poem I wrote. I wrote it in 1999 when I was seventeen years old. I know, showing my age a bit here! I wrote this when I was trying to understand the true meaning of love and heartbreak. I had just broken up with[…]