Baby Steps

Alison has been through a lot; she’s experienced the ups and the downs. She’s been thrown around, lifted up and smashed into the ground by a little thing called love. So this time she knew she had to be careful. If she wasn't cautious it could end in pain like multiple times before. Dear John [...]

Character Development

“Growing up I have always been asked, 'why do you love to be the center of attention? What does the attention get you?' I now have a reason to tell the truth.” Ashley said in front of her sophomore character development class. Ashley had been struggling to give her main and ancillary characters depth beyond [...]

The Waiting Room

The waiting room is bland, almost resembling that of an airport terminal. Splashed with drab gray-colored walls and pale, sputum yellow airport chairs. All concessions present but already closed for today. Just multiple rows of chairs and enough room in between  for pacing. The “waiting room” game is never a game that is intentional or [...]

eleven:eleven

This seems like a story I’ve told before, even though it's the first time writing it down. Maybe I’ve been too scared, or maybe I only write to give myself closure and I wasn’t ready to close this chapter of you. But today I am ready. To write about time and about healing, all things [...]

Jenga

Disappointment happens every day. The thing about disappointment is it changes you every time it occurs. It makes you revaluate some of the things going on concurrently in your life. Are you even meant for the thing you failed at? Are you strong enough to make it through? Is this another bump in the road [...]

The Millennial Witch

Kneeling down, shag covering her knees, Portia pulled out what appeared to be an old hat box. The contents of which could alter someone’s life and soon would. Under the power and fear of a pestle wielded by Portia Wicca, were the buds of roses, nibs of cocoa and the nectar of a honeysuckle grind [...]

Somewhere New

Somewhere New

You can learn a lot through your actions. A lot about who we are in a moment and what we want from the life given to us. That’s why Abigail promised herself that 2015 would be different for her. Abigail has spent the majority of the past couple months trying to move on from her [...]