Tag: courage

still i rise | no. 5

dear may -- i. decision day... glorious weather, beautiful blooms, unexplainable peace, bubbling excitement. phone calls with mrs. h in the thrill of the outdoors, imexcitedimexcitedimexcited imexcitedforyouimexcitedforyou i. i'm sorry you don't see the beauty in the night. i'm sorry for the darkness that seems to separate … Continue reading still i rise | no. 5

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overcoming, overcome, overcame

her heart stirred violently inside of her chest her weary hands, trying to push it all down, all the while choosing to breath in with hope and exhale with grace. she didn’t settle, no she reached for more -- more than just existing, more than … Continue reading overcoming, overcome, overcame

slipping by | pt. 7

dear july — ii. we talked about our feelings about the upcoming week. and he leaned over and said -- hey, it's gonna get better. and sitting side by side, my heart felt light. and for a second, i was sure that indeed it would... get … Continue reading slipping by | pt. 7

slipping by | pt. 5

dear may — xii. something sprouted in the garden. a newfound desire, an unquenchable hope. barefoot, my toes wiggle in the goodness of the fertile soil. arms high, i receive the refreshing pouring out of rain. i'm free, i'm free, i'm free to dance and sing xiii. … Continue reading slipping by | pt. 5