Disturbing Distance

I'm sitting here, counting down the time it takes - the days;the hours; the minutes - until I see you again.    The air is still.   Gazing out my window at the clear midnight blue sky, I ponder where you are.   I guess that's the...

Pieced Together

A while ago, I was comfortably placed on a shelf, far away from the edge.   However, day after day I inched closer to that scary edge, motivated by you.   One day, yesterday, I shattered, my pieces scattered all over the floor.    I...

Consuming Doubts

They are flooding my minds. These doubts; these apprehensions.   There's nothing worse than being wrong.   But am I wrong?   For these past 6 weeks you have been nothing but sweet, kind, loving and genuine to me.   And in...

Absent Touch

It's a yearning.   It's a need.    It's the deepest desire of my heart.   So near,   Yet so far,   I'm suffering from your absent touch.   *******   Your smile and eye contact once satisfied me, but my...

What is Love?

What is love?   Is it enjoying the company of that person? Is it the inability to get that person off your mind?   You see, I was so used to growing up in a society that constantly reinforces the idea of love not being for teenagers that I...

Victory

I have many achievements that instill a great sense of victory within me.   I'm a go-getter, I like a challenge.   And honestly, awards and leadership positions should be enough to make me feel victorious.   But, for some reason, my...

Thinking About You.

My brother would've been 10 today...we lost him when he was 7. However, I know he's with me because today, on his birthday, I received three academic awards and became Student Council President. :) Looks like 7 is my lucky number.   I love...

Reopened Wound.

I look inside of me and I am greeted by a wound. A gaping wound that refuses to be healed.   I realize that covering it up won't heal it, but I try anyway.   I place a band-aid on it.   I have had this wound for a while now -...

My Loves

A few years ago, I was facing an unimaginable loss. For a while, I forgot who I was. Losing my young brother, my only sibling, resulted in me losing a huge piece of my heart. I forgot how to laugh - genuinely laugh, and I forgot how to smile -...