The Storm Before the Calm

Takes a deep breath and exhales. Pauses for a moment. Then begins to type. It’s been months now. It feels longer; like this has always been my life. If you knew what rages inside me you, too, would see the flat cloud formation at the top of the storm. I rain over myself, pull up [...]

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Writer Girl, Interrupted

When they take me by the shirt and try to pull me in, I push the words back into their not-now cages. Nobody wants to read them, I make sure I remember. You don’t need to any more vividness to it, I urge myself as if I were another. Don’t amplify the voices in your head. Let [...]