Insufferable Insomnia

Teardrops rest, unyielding in my eyes As sleep, ever-elusive is kept at bay I sit up in bed, flip on my lamp and turn to face the mirror on my left I see lips, red, slightly parted I see skin, freckled And auburn hair, wild and untamed Everything had an orange-y hue due to the … Continue reading Insufferable Insomnia


Desperate to Fill the Emptiness

Why are we so terrified of feeling empty that we overstuff and overfill ourselves until that feeling becomes normalized. This feeling of discontentment, of not having enough… a feeling of tightness of chest and difficulty in breathing because your stomach is so expanded. So, in order to avoid the feeling of emptiness that continues to … Continue reading Desperate to Fill the Emptiness