Posts Tagged ‘abuse’

fear to stand


you are in the break room, and you hear people whispering about billy the fugitive. they whisper aout how mean he is, how dangerous, and all you can think about is softball. how he helped you ride a bike. how funny he was when he wasn’t pulling your hair. billy is your brother, and despite […]

sometimes, i wonder how at all i turned out like i did. my dad is a physicist with aspergers syndrome, and my mom is absorbed in keeping up with the joneses and appearances. enter me, who wears off-beat clothing, has wildly different opinions on some political/religious things, and who surrounds herself in culture. my parents […]

beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye – miss piggy c is a great person. she is loyal, but remarkably uncompassionate. she has a great smile, but often seems too shy to show it. you […]



skies are crying i am watching catching teardrops in my hands only silence as it’s ending, like we never had a chance do you have to, make me feel like there is nothing left of me? you can take everything i have you can break everything i am like i’m made of glass like i’m […]

“i love you. i just don’t like you.” those are words i heard growing up probably more than just ‘i love you’. i am willing to take the bet it is something of a 10.4 ratio. talk about a left-handed compliment. i don’t remember when my mom first said it, but it became commonplace once […]

“i like your christ, i do not like your christians. your christians are so unlike your Christ.” ― mahatma ghandi i have epiphanies. things other people realized long ago, it takes me forever to catch onto. when i do, i usually share them with everyone (“did you know the reason it is called i-90 is […]