Your little hands wrap around my finger It was then that I understood how a heart can grow in size, even for something so little. Outside, the sun has just risen, the beams of light shining on your delicate face. I softly hum lullabies to you in the quiet. There was one thing that … Continue reading A Sestina- for my nephew
I've always wanted to travel. I think it's the experience that is so alluring to me- learning new cultures, meeting new people, getting to see different environments. That's why I always keep my eye on flights. This year I was able to go to New York City, California, Gatlinburg, Florida, and Colorado. I made a … Continue reading My Trip to Colorado – costs, travel tips, etc.
Though you might think that I am weak, I am the thunder in the morning that wakes you, and I am the breeze that kisses your cheek. I am built of golden hair, impulsive tattoos, rosy cheeks, poetry, and I know who I am. I am resilient like a rooted tree in the middle of … Continue reading Self Love Poem.
Reminiscing on my summer of travels. I traveled to California, NYC, Saranac Lake, Gatlinburg, Florida, North Carolina- and I can’t choose a favorite. It was so magical to find the little treasures within each place. To think that people lived there. Memories happened there. Each person who calls that place their home has a local … Continue reading “Don’t Judge a Book by its Cover”
First off, change in general is overwhelming and terrifying. For most people anyways. I am one of those people who see change approaching and automatically break into a sweat and think about everything that is going to be different. Starting college is a huge change. You go from being in one building filled with the … Continue reading Tips for First Year of College
cre·ate krēˈāt/ verb to bring (something) into existence. I believe one of the main reasons I was put on this earth is to c r e a t e . To create a life of happiness and passion. To bring light and creativity into existence for others and for myself. My whole life i’ve been … Continue reading The Meaning Behind My ‘Create’ Tattoo
Obviously, I have a passion for writing. This didn’t just come up out of the blue though. I’ve actually been scribbling out words in diaries and journals since I was a little girl. I fill the pages with my deepest thoughts and secrets, lessons that i’ve learned, letters to God and other impactful people, … Continue reading Reasons Why I Journal
I sit here in front of the screen and type sentences that I think only make sense only to me. I continue to delete them all and start over, over and over again. I think it's because most of the time, I'm writing about my thoughts and feelings, and I'm like, 'who would want to … Continue reading Anxiety
Update on my mind: Truthfully, every time I sit down in front of this big white screen, I just get discouraged and intimidated. I think that sharing your deepest and darkest thoughts with the internet takes a lot of guts, boldness, and courage and sometimes I feel like I might not have any of those. … Continue reading Depression/Anxiety: How I’ve Been Coping
Being away from home for two weeks has its ups and downs. Don't get me wrong, I LOVE traveling. Exploring new places and absorbing the different atmospheres of my country makes my soul sing with joy. But by the time the end of both of my trips came, my homesick heart was ready to be … Continue reading Getting Lost to Find Yourself