When things are good, I find myself holding my breath, afraid to move, waiting for the other shoe to drop. Almost as if the powers that be forgot that little black cloud and if I smile too loudly, they will hear and bring more obstacles my way. This is how I've been living, always just… Continue reading Exhale
I have one tattoo. I got it when I was 24 with my sisters and my mother. The four of us all look so different. My older sister is dark, with almost black eyes and a wide toothy smile. Her hair is short and fine, soft and shiny. My hair is the longest, brown and… Continue reading Birds of a Feather
“The bravest thing a person can do is to love and to be loved in return.” I never really understood that saying until recently. I love very easily and how difficult is it to be loved? I’m starting to comprehend. Being fond of someone, being around someone, being there for someone is really easy if… Continue reading What is Love? Don’t Hurt Me.
Today was the day. After a year of subtle conversation with intermittent flirtation, and vague questions on tea preferences - I gave the man at the cafe my phone number. I liked this move - in theory - because it didn’t require me to actually ask him out but merely giving him the opportunity to… Continue reading Almost