When I hear certain songs I think of him. We all have songs like that. Something about the way the lyrics squeezes your chest hurts in a good way. The memories of good times and bad rush together. Sometimes the scenes play like a fast forward movie, and other times there is only an overwhelming … Continue reading Relationship Deja vu: reliving your previous relationship over and over again
It Didn’t Start With You
Writing Challenge: September 11, 2018 Prompt: write something inspired by the sentence: "It didn't start with you." It didn’t start with you. I loved you like an obsession. I believed that my devotion, my determination would pull us through. No matter how you hurt me, betrayed me, abused me- I forgave, I forgot, I … Continue reading It Didn’t Start With You
I Didn’t Miss Him
Writing Challenge: September 10, 2018 Prompt: "In the end I didn't miss him, I missed the memories from before" In the end, I didn’t miss him- not in the way everyone thought I did anyway. I didn't miss him, but I missed feeling secure. I missed feeling carefree. I missed feeling that my life … Continue reading I Didn’t Miss Him
*I've posted this before, but this is really important so I'm posting it again. The first 3 rules are about safety, the last is just about manners* Writing Challenge: August 27, 2018 Prompt: what are your most important rules when you go out on dates? My 4 Dating Rules: For the first 3 dates, be … Continue reading Dating Rules
I Cried Tonight
I cried tonight The first time since we broke us The first tears since the last time That we failed to break the curse that keeps us apart. I cried tonight. The first time since I gave up. The first ache since I allowed numbness To replace sharp despair over how close we … Continue reading I Cried Tonight
One Last, One Last Time
*Rough Draft* One last, one last time. You asked me for one last, one last time. Against my better judgement I gave it to you. One last, one last time. I fell for you one last, one last time. I knew it would end- But I loved you. One last, one last … Continue reading One Last, One Last Time
Writing Challenge: June 28, 2018 Prompt: Write a short story that begins with "It's beautiful, but..." “It’s beautiful but isn’t it a bit cliché?” I held the bouquet of roses half-heartedly to my nose. “I know, but this is what boyfriends are supposed to do right? Buy flowers and take you out to nice dinners … Continue reading Beautiful But…
Writing Challenge: May 13, 2018 Prompt: Are you a role model for anyone? When she told me I was her role model I was taken aback. Me? A role model? How? Why? We had been friends since high school, for 8 years now. I am not older, I’m not any more accomplished, I’m not … Continue reading Role Model
I wanted You Back
Writing Challenge: May 9, 2018 Prompt: Write something inspired by the sentence "I wanted you back". I wanted you back. For years I wanted you- and every time I lost you, I wanted you back. We tried again and again. Every time it ended I swore to myself that it was the last time, … Continue reading I wanted You Back
Do I Miss You?
Writing Challenge: May 3, 2018 Prompt: What is something you miss? I don’t know if I miss you, or us, or how it was, but I do know I miss how it could have been. I miss the idea of us. I miss the dreams. I miss the fantasy. I miss believing that after … Continue reading Do I Miss You?