I’m afraid 

I’m afraid… … that this moment means more to me than it does to you. … that I’ve already started to shut down the possibility of others and you’re still looking. … that your words are really a Trojan horse for other intentions. … that when I make myself vulnerable, you’ll destroy me. I’m afraid […]

Tuck It

“You need to come out of it quickly.” It’s advice I received during one of my moments of depression. Yet I can’t help but wonder if this advice was just a push to get me out of the space I was in and make my presence more enjoyable.  In fact, the same person told me […]

Just Finished… #5

The Green Trap by Ben Bova This is the second book I have read authored by Ben Bova. The book is noticeably smaller and less complicated than Titan (check out my review here). I can appreciate Bova’s change in style along with his ability to write across different genre.  It is my goal to do […]

The Town

“Are you serious? You’ve never seen ‘the Town’?” “Yes, I’m serious. I’ve never seen ‘the Town’. What’s it about?” I asked looking at the dumbfounded expression on their faces. Alicia and her sister, Amber, were sitting on the couch looking at me with their jaws hanging in disbelief. I enjoyed watching movies, but I was […]

I got some…

I got some words that I probably won’t say because they’re not very nice. I got some thoughts that I probably won’t share because they’d show you how I really feel. I got some deeds that I probably won’t tell you about because you wouldn’t look at me the same way. I got some things […]


“Valerie,” my teacher said causing me to glance up from my doodling, “you have partner?” My teacher’s attempts at English were fair, but annoying. I didn’t want to be partnered up with anyone, I just wanted to finish this last class of the day and be done with it. I shook my head to her […]

The Last Time

“Do you even want to be married?” He stood there looking at me. His eyes showed the pain he was feeling, but the set of his jaw let me know it was mixed with anger. “How could you ask me that, David?” “Cause somehow you let another man come between us?” “I don’t want anyone […]