Poeming out my feelings

Written in early July July poem #1 I’m staring at a mountain I dare not climb I’ve attempted it before Explored cavernous hearts that were not mine Only to slip and chip my soul I’m standing over the water too afraid to leap For a moment of freefalling bliss In the sea this cracked heart…

The Summers of Youth Now Grow Old

As summer draws to a close, a breathless hush settles in the stagnant air. August was a month of beach parties, bonfires, and fast-paced vacations. But in a rushing heartbeat, the dog days of August have passed into yesterday as autumn pushes into the spotlight. At my friend’s bachelorette party a couple of weekends ago,…

My Summer 2016 Reading List

I have a huge TBR pile this summer, which consists mostly of young adult paranormal/fantasy, or retellings of classic literature/fairy tales. That’s just how I roll… Here’s my summer reading list. The Summer of Chasing Mermaids by Sarah Ockler About: Elyse, a talented singer, loses her voice after an accident, so she goes to a town…

June Thoughts

I hardly get to see the sunrise. It’s usually still pitch black when I get to work at the lovely time of 5:40 am. But for a few weeks in summer, the sun decides to wake up just a bit earlier. As I left for work the other morning, indigo tints of sky gently caressed…