Category Archives: Family

I am Grateful For:

I feel like I’ve been ungrateful lately and since it’s a new type of New Year here are the things I’m grateful for: My family, who I am always thankful for but don’t tell them often enough. My friends, I’m … Continue reading

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Pool toe

When we were kids, we spent the entire summer in the pool. We would bounce around in the water for hours on end, using our feet to push off the sides so many times that we would get blisters on … Continue reading

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Distance

All I’ve ever wanted is to be close to you. I used to think we were, but I also used to think that you told me everything. I thought you trusted me. It wasn’t until recently that I found out … Continue reading

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college day dreams

I’m a sophomore, far enough away from college, but ever since I was in the seventh grade, all anyone’s been asking me during family reunions or Christmas is college questions. When you’re younger you feel like you have no weight … Continue reading

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Dear My Long Lost Mother

Dear Mother, The memory of you fades more and more each day I grow older. What I remember is the crashing waves against the sandy coast lines of Malibu. The wind blowing into my hair from the rolled down windows. … Continue reading

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dream a little dream

The audience hushes as the red, velvet curtains slowly open. There is only a single, shining light poised on a girl. Her tight ringlets framing her face fall out of her rigid ballerina bun. Her soft, lilac dress glistens in … Continue reading

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The Day Before Yesterday

The day before yesterday. The day before yesterday, we arrived at school after the weekend and were all drearily ready to start the day. The kind of smiles were flashed to each other saying “Hey, I don’t really know you … Continue reading

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