Long Way

I take the long way around. I go up the stairs instead of taking the elevator because I know that’s the way you take most of the time. Exhaling and inhaling deeply, trying to hide each breath so that I can appear as if I climbing these stairs aren’t as difficult as they are; here’s a secret, […]


She takes selfies because who she once was isn’t there anymore. The battered, bruised, painful person that once leered back at her, she’s not there anymore. So, she takes selfies. She wants to see herself as she did when she was a child. Far before she was ever hurt by this cruel world. Before she […]