Tag Archives: Faith

The Bags We Carry

There once was a man who went grocery shopping once a week. He would park his car in the lot and head inside with his bags. Up and down the aisles he went grabbing all the food he wanted while striking up … Continue reading

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Wash Away

Is it okay? I remember the night – quiet, lonely, perfect I remember the day – loud, busy, also perfect And as I tried to walk around the puddles not yet on the ground I realized one thing The water had become blood I always … Continue reading

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Circle

Songs don’t change, they’re the lucky ones Maybe we follow a different tune Sitting in front of a slot machine Hoping, wishing, praying Searching for luck because this is where it is found I hit the jackpot We won Now what? … Continue reading

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I Don’t

Day by day, I see it get washed away I am the only one who can do something but here I am, unable to do anything there is a guilty look that never makes eye contact followed by a guilty kneel topped with sleepless nights … Continue reading

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Mississippi

The chill I felt that day is still warm I am staring at myself but there is no mirror No one is moving and I cannot hear A hood blocks out the noise A single tear breaks the silence Who … Continue reading

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I Don’t Know How To Explain This

How am I supposed to write an introduction after a title like that? I have no idea. So allow me to fill this first paragraph with words that have nothing to do with the topic I’m about to discuss. That … Continue reading

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What Now

It feels like it’s over it has felt this way for awhile as if the letters between A and Z are tired of being called upon to sit next to each other in a book that no longer wishes to open … Continue reading

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Sometimes

Sometimes all I want to do is go home but no one left a trail and I don’t have a map I’m sorry Sometimes I don’t know what to say so I say I don’t know but that’s never the right answer I’m … Continue reading

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One Moment Can Change Everything

When I was a kid, I always tried to imagine what I would be like as an adult. I could never pinpoint the details but I always told myself that when I was older, I would probably be a completely … Continue reading

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Halfway To Fifty

Today is my birthday. I am 25 years old. For some reason, it doesn’t feel real to me. As if today is someone’s 25th birthday, but not mine. Like a, “Sorry, you have the wrong number” situation. But it is my birthday. And … Continue reading

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