contrast

black and white sea and land life and death here and there in a lot of ways i find myself constantly wanting to match match clothes sentence structures gifts ideas choices everything i find myself wanting wishing hoping for something different yet the same something different from the person i am yet the same as…

above the surface

laughing smiling crying in between it all there’s a moment when it’s quiet the irrelevant details blur and if you – stop look into a pair of eyes watch the way each iris flicks from one direction to another for that one moment there’s a peak a summit of absolute blissfulness it’s unexplainable and unparallel…

disaster zone

sirens blaring hearts racing children crying people fleeing you see the monsoon it’s impossible to ignore you feel the earth shake beneath your feet it’s impossible to be stable tell me why in the midst of terror the truth muddles and panic ensues tell me why a war could be going on in a thirteen…

what are you going to do?

ask me a question that i don’t know the answer to ask me a question that will make me stop and think ask me a question that will leave me momentarily speechless four plus four equals eight there’s a difference between there, their, and they’re there’s a science behind everything around us here lies so…

dress up

it’s 5 a.m. the bathroom light is on mascara smudged everywhere papers in a jumbled mess on the floor leftovers on the nightstand and a reflection in the mirror it’s blurry and dark the reflection grabs a makeup brush paints its face pulls a piece of fabric over its head grabs a bag off of…

girls

her face her smile her eyebrows her posture her walk her clothes her legs her eyes her stomach her arms why does any of it matter? why do we base so much of what we think about other people on their outward appearance? why do girls, specifically, feel the need to pick out every miniscule…

on the edge

be like the waves always fluid and in motion be like the sand moving grain by grain free be like the sky a myriad of colors never appearing to look the same twice be like the shore line rushing into the unknown as far as possible be like the life beneath the water working in…

we’ll be jammin’

Recently, I’ve been becoming more in tune with my emotions and the person I have become thus far. So much is going on. College. Graduation. Deadlines. People. Memories. Time. Today’s entry will be another music submission. Music has really been a way for me to express the feelings that I haven’t always been able to…

education

teach me how to walk step by step teach me how to talk word by word teach me how to be act by act you taught me how to be the person i am today you taught me how to interact with others how to show respect how to be wary how to put my…

colors

blush lilac aquamarine creme chestnut coral colors why are some colors easier to except than others? when i see a color a tone a shade a pigment i see more behind each color there is a story a lamp at a local restaurant looks dated and on it’s last leg the light bulb is flickering…

fresh

each beginning is a way to start anew to be surrounded with new sights people places things like food, music, and museums moving to a new home could mean new life lessons strange experiences a few fixer-uppers to do graduating from school could mean a step into the unknown to start a career to go…

permanent art

As the days go by, I become more and more fascinated with the idea of expression. There are so many different platforms to say what you feel and to communicate with an audience. My most recent obsession has been something a little more final, something that can’t be easily reversed – tattoos. This is coming…