On Love and Trust

I spent the vast majority of my life desperately trying to make excuses for others. There comes a point in time where you are damaging yourself instead of possessing an ability to look at things from an even-keeled perspective. It’s hard to know exactly when that time comes, but there is certainly a point in time where … More On Love and Trust

The Bigger Picture

I am a little (okay, very) alarmed by the Michael Brown case. The loss of life in any circumstance is intensely saddening, but the more perturbing aspect of this is certainly the aftermath. The media portrayal has sensationalized the story and placed a strong emphasis on the racial implications and allowed the already divisive nature of … More The Bigger Picture

Anxious Blades

There is something tied to my ankle Dragging behind me, taking the spring from my step and collecting the dirt from the places I’ve been It weighs me down like an anchor, yet it is so easy for life to become a blur I want to saw it off, cut myself loose from it But … More Anxious Blades