Category Archive: Real Talk Tuesdays

{To Be in this Place}

this place of not-knowing silence deafening quiet am i imagining a presence? am i creating something or someone that really isn’t there? a thousand pins drop i hear them all i don’t hear… Continue reading


A tight surrounding circle It clenches me unrelentingly I try to push it down To push it out of existence My body still can’t accept It can’t let go of you Somehow there’s… Continue reading

{My Truth}

slammed up against a wall i wonder is this really what it has come to? is this really where i am, this place i don’t recognize? the truth of others has ruled my… Continue reading

{Birth of Shame}

“Shame is a lie someone told you about yourself.” (Anais Nin) “Shame is, variously, an effect, emotion, cognition, state, or condition. The roots of the word shame are thought to derive from an… Continue reading