“Brittany, remember the color blue,” three nurses surrounded me as the strobe lights immediately stopped flashing, all lights in my room came on, and I felt my body tense up, as if I had turned into a snake. “Brittany what is today’s date?” - slowly, I spat out, September 13. “Do you know the year?” … Continue reading eyes in the mirror – 2
Dear Holy Spirit, Jesus, Dear GOD: I fell and when I fell I know you all heard the sounds of a body hitting the floor. I know you all saw the clutter inside my mind get tossed about. I know you saw felt my discomfort as I stayed on the floor, trying to pick up … Continue reading from praying hands to your heart
“You will have a mandatory paper due in which; You will write a reflection of yourself of a moment that forever changed you.” I began to feel a light headache form as I started searching through all memories I held close within me. As I walked to my next class, I gazed at the concrete … Continue reading eyes in the mirror – 1
Man, woman, human, whatever, whomever. I felt like I was staring at a brick wall when I sat there and I heard those words saying 'It is ok to feel like you should forgive' Yeah I knew that why am I sitting here to have you reassure me when I am assured in myself? Forgiveness is … Continue reading hurt
I couldn’t see with my eyes but I saw with my heart where I should have gone all along. I was headed toward a land where I was filling my mind with promises of false hope when in that moment of darkness my mind pulled my heart where it needed to be. In that moment, … Continue reading dark sky
stories below Alcadio Estrada Barron - SanAngeloLIVE.com Alcadio lived full life in his 21 years --- You would have never known it but the greatest gift you gave was the gift of inspiration. The gift to charge a persons inner ambition and fill them with the fuel to say to themselves, 'Yes, I … Continue reading the dying leaves – Dear, Alcadio.
-- I couldn’t actually believe I was actually here in this room right now. I didn’t know if it was out of disbelief or that I that I had finally walked through those doors and committed to what I said I would do. The warm complimenting two tone espresso colored walls, the soft plush of … Continue reading the dying leaves – pt 5
The clock hand slowed down to a halt, and my breath froze as the hand seemed to pause for what seemed like just a few ticks longer than it truly should have on the 12 hour. I tried to gulp down the knot in my throat that had been sitting there for months, nope, still there, … Continue reading the dying leaves – pt 4
Today, I was reading about a woman, Malala, was 15 years old when she was shot at close range in the head and neck. Didn't die. She lived in the mountains of Pakistan, and grew up wanting to be a Doctor, instead, she became an International Public Speaker, and every city she now visits, she … Continue reading skipped markers.
There is an understood silence from the people who walk past each other in the late evenings in the park. Think about it, if you were alone in the parks at 10pm, would you actually want to be bothered? Or have a conversation initiated? I feel for everyone dressed casually, as I am who has … Continue reading melting time